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Richard H. Timberlake

The bio below comes from a published article and may now be dated.

*Richard H. Timberlake, Jr.* Born June 24, 1922, in Steubenville, Ohio. Served in World War II. Attended Kenyon College (B.A., 1946), Columbia University (M.A., 1950) and The University of Chicago (PhD, 1959). Taught economics at Muhlenberg College, Norwi

Richard H. Timberlake, Jr. Born June 24, 1922, in Steubenville, Ohio. Served in World War II. Attended Kenyon College (B.A., 1946), Columbia University (M.A., 1950) and The University of Chicago (PhD, 1959). Taught economics at Muhlenberg College, Norwich University, Renssalear Polytechnic, Florida State University, and at the University of Georgia for 26 years. Retired in 1990. Married to the former Hildegard Weber of Essen, Germany, and have five children. Research has been primarily on the history of money and of monetary policy. Principal publications: Money and Banking (with Edward Selby), Wadsworth, 1972; Origins of Central Banking in the United States, Harvard University Press, 1978; Monetary Policy in the United States, Univ. of Chicago Press, 1993; Co-editor, Money and the Nation State, Independent Institute, 1998. Current research: Analysis of the monetary decisions of the Supreme Court. Address: 220 Deerfield Road; Bogart, GA 30622. E-mail: rightim@earthlink.net.