Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Cleveland, Frederick Albert
CLEVELAND, FREDERICK ALBERT, an American economist; born in Sterling, Ill., March 17, 1865. He graduated from De Pauw University in 1890. Intending at first to practice law, he soon abandoned that field for economics, pursuing special studies in that subject at the Universities of Chicago and Pennsylvania. He was professor of finance at the School of Commerce, New York University 1903-1905. In 1907 he became director of the Bureau of Municipal Research. Among his publications are: “Funds and Their Uses” (1902); “The Bank and the Treasury” (1905); “Railroad Finance” (1912), in collaboration with F. W. Powell; “Organized Democracy” (1913); etc.