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Otto Nathan (1893 - 1987)

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Otto Nathan
Born in Germanymap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Manhattan, New York, United Statesmap
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Categories: Economists | Jewish Immigrants to America | German Immigrants to New York.


Friend of Albert Einstein and co-trustee of his literary estate.

Created the first consumer price index.[1]


  1. Daily News, New York, New York, 30 Jan 1987, p.40. "Dr. Otto Nathan" obituary.
  • Wikipedia: Otto Nathan
  • Dulles v. Nathan, 129 F. Supp. 951 (D.D.C. 1955). Available at
  • Dulles v. Nathan, 225 F.2d 29 (D.C. Cir. 1955). Available at
  • The Decatur Herald, Decatur, Ill., 28 Jun 1955, p.6. "Does Everyone Have a Right to a Passport? Federal Court Decision Upsets 100-Year-Old State Department Policy"
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 23 April 2018), Otto Nathan, Assembly District 10, Manhattan, New York City, New York, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 31-886, sheet 13A, line 15, family 186, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 2645.
  • "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2014), Otto Nathan, Jan 1987; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  • "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 March 2018), Otto Nathan Dr, 1931; citing Immigration, New York, New York, United States, NARA microfilm publication T715 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 November 2017), Otto Nathan, 1942; citing NARA microfilm publication M1936, M1937, M1939, M1951, M1962, M1964, M1986, M2090, and M2097 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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