Garber, Robert A. 1931-

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Garber, Robert A. 1931-


Born January 29, 1931, in Brooklyn, NY; son of Murray (in sales) and Regina Garber; married August 30, 1959; wife's name Eileen R. (a former laboratory technician); children: Marian Garber Marlowe, Stephen J. Education: Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1953, LL.B., 1955; New York University, LL.M., 1960.


Home—Princeton, NJ. E-mail—[email protected].


Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, NY, second vice president, 1960-72; Fiduciary Trust Company of New York, New York, NY, vice president and assistant general counsel, 1972-80; Sidamon-Eristoff, Morrison, Warner & Ecker (law firm), New York, NY, tax partner, 1980-82; Merrill Lynch (stock brokerage), New York, NY, vice president, c. 1982-86; Merrill Lynch Bank and Trust Co., Painsboro, NJ, chief trust officer and senior vice president, c. 1982-86; Salomon Brothers, New York, NY, vice president, 1986-96; retired, 1996. Also worked as a ghost writer on financial and tax matters.


A Guide to U.S. Taxation of Foreign Nationals and Americans Abroad, Chase Manhattan Bank (New York, NY), 1968.

The Investor's Taxes, two volumes, Merrill Lynch (New York, NY), 1981-82.

The Only Tax Book You'll Ever Need, Crown Publishers (New York, NY), 1983.

(Editor and contributor) Jews on Trial, Ktav Publishing House (Jersey City, NJ), 2005.

Author of booklets and scripts for business affiliates and others. Contributor to periodicals.


Robert A. Garber told CA: "I have written several books and articles on tax matters—in plain English as frequently as possible. That may have sharpened some writing skills. But surely a great stylistic influence on my writing has been book reviews. For the past thirty years, I have reviewed nonfiction—well over 1,000 bound galleys—for Kirkus Reviews. (I also contributed cartoons to the magazine when it used artwork for a time.)

"Reviewing is fine, but most important is the organization and editing of—and writing chapters for—the book Jews on Trial, in which lawyers and scholars report on various cases, from Elizabethan times to the end of the twentieth century, in which anti-Semitism was evident.

"I look forward to more work in the same vein."