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  Hugh Gardner Ackley (1915-1998) — also known as H. Gardner Ackley — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., June 30, 1915. University professor; economist; chair, U.S. Council of Economic Advisors, 1964-68; U.S. Ambassador to Italy, 1968-69. Scottish ancestry. Member, Kappa Delta Pi; Tau Kappa Alpha; Phi Kappa Phi; Trilateral Commission; American Economic Association; American Philosophical Society; American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Died, from complications of Alzheimer's disease, in Huron Woods nursing home, Superior Township, Washtenaw County, Mich., February 12, 1998 (age 82 years, 227 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh M. Ackley and Margaret (McKenzie) Ackley; married, September 18, 1937, to Bonnie A. Lowry.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Martha Ann Adelsheim (1915-1994) — also known as Martha Ann Henderson — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., June 28, 1915. Democrat. Economist; vice-chair of Oregon Democratic Party, 1962-64; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1964; Oregon Democratic state chair, 1964-66. Female. Member, League of Women Voters. Died December 23, 1994 (age 79 years, 178 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Stuart Llewellyn Henderson and Gertrude Alcliffe (Mevis) Henderson; married, June 20, 1942, to Edward Kalman Adelsheim.
  Marcus Alexis (b. 1932) — of Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 26, 1932. Democrat. Economist; university professor; member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1979-81. African ancestry. Member, American Economic Association. Still living as of 1994.
  J. Haden Alldredge (1887-1962) — of Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn.; Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Born in Brooksville, Blount County, Ala., July 28, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; economist; member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1939-55. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala., December 5, 1962 (age 75 years, 130 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Griffin Alldredge and Sophia (Haden) Alldredge; married 1907 to Mildred Chilton (died 1923); married, January 12, 1927, to Adna Eley.
  Frederick Hobbes Allen (1858-1937) — also known as Frederick H. Allen — of Pelham Manor, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, May 30, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; economist; village president of Pelham Manor, New York, 1904-06; chair of Westchester County Democratic Party, 1904-14; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1908, 1920 (alternate); served in the U.S. Navy during World War I. Episcopalian. Member, Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the Revolution; American Legion; Military Order of the World Wars. Died, from pneumonia, in Newport Hospital, Newport, Newport County, R.I., December 3, 1937 (age 79 years, 187 days). Interment at Beechwoods Cemetery, New Rochelle, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Elisha Hunt Allen and Mary Harrod (Hobbes) Allen; brother of William Fessenden Allen; married, June 30, 1892, to Adele Livingston Stevens; grandson of Samuel Clesson Allen; third great-grandnephew of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); first cousin four times removed of Erastus Wolcott and Oliver Wolcott, Sr.; second cousin once removed of Gouverneur Morris; second cousin twice removed of Elijah Hunt Mills; second cousin thrice removed of Oliver Ellsworth, Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Roger Griswold and Frederick Wolcott; second cousin four times removed of William Pitkin; third cousin once removed of Chester Ashley; third cousin twice removed of Theodore Dwight, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, William Wolcott Ellsworth and Abijah Blodget; third cousin thrice removed of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799), Jonathan Ingersoll (1747-1823), Jared Ingersoll and Daniel Pitkin; fourth cousin of Albert Asahel Bliss and Philemon Bliss; fourth cousin once removed of Joseph Churchill Strong, Theodore Davenport, Chester William Chapin, Harrison Blodget, John William Allen, William Alfred Buckingham, James Samuel Wadsworth, Henry Titus Backus, George Washington Wolcott, William Dean Kellogg, Christopher Parsons Wolcott, Oliver Morgan Hungerford, Matthew Griswold (1833-1919), Judson H. Warner, Roger Wolcott (1847-1900) and Josiah Quincy.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Fessenden family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Everett Anderson (1869-1940) — also known as George E. Anderson — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill.; Washington, D.C. Born in Bloomington, McLean County, Ill., August 20, 1869. Newspaper editor and publisher; economist; U.S. Consul in Hangchow, 1904-05; Amoy, 1905-06; U.S. Consul General in Rio de Janeiro, 1906-10; Hong Kong, 1910-20; Rotterdam, 1920-24. Died in Washington, D.C., March 17, 1940 (age 70 years, 210 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Marianna, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Orson B. Anderson and Harriet V. (Smith) Anderson; married, October 31, 1895, to Mary A. Kumler (divorced 1925); married, April 24, 1928, to Elizabeth H. MacKinnon (1885-1986).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Roger Ward Babson (1875-1967) — also known as Roger W. Babson; "The Seer of Wellesley Hills" — of Wellesley Hills, Wellesley, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Gloucester, Essex County, Mass., July 6, 1875. Statistician; economist; Prohibition candidate for President of the United States, 1940. Congregationalist. Member, American Economic Association. Author of many books on business and religion; famed for predicting the 1929 stock market crash; founder of Babson Institute (now Babson College), in Wellesley, Mass.; Webber College (now Webber International University), in Babson Park, Fla., and Utopia College (now defunct), in Eureka, Kan. Died in Mountain Lake, Polk County, Fla., March 5, 1967 (age 91 years, 242 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Babson (1850-1927) and Ellen (Stearns) Babson (1850-1929); married, March 29, 1900, to Grace Margaret Knight (died 1956); married, June 1, 1959, to Nona M. Dougherty (died 1963); first cousin twice removed of John Babson; fourth cousin of Waldo Babson (1866-1941).
  Political family: Babson family of Massachusetts.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books by Roger W. Babson: The Future Method of Investing Money : Economic Facts for Corporation and Investors — If inflation comes; what you can do about it — Washington and the Revolutionists : a characterization of recovery polices and of the people who are giving them effec — The Folly of Installment Buying
  Books about Roger W. Babson: Earl L. Smith, Yankee Genius : A biography of Roger W. Babson
  Frederic Pearson Bartlett (1909-1970) — also known as Frederic P. Bartlett — of Washington, D.C. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 15, 1909. Economist; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Malagasy Republic, 1960-62. Died, in University of North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill, Orange County, N.C., January 10, 1970 (age 60 years, 56 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frederic Huntington Bartlett and Eleanor Brooks (Pearson) Bartlett; married to Gladys Irene Jones; married, May 29, 1963, to Jessie (Hendrick) Hardie.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Wilson Thomas Moore Beale, Jr. (1909-1997) — of Falmouth, Barnstable County, Mass. Born in Salisbury, Wicomico County, Md., July 22, 1909. Economist; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Jamaica, 1965-67. Died August 23, 1997 (age 88 years, 32 days). Interment at Falling Waters Presbyterian Cemetery, Spring Mills, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Wilson Thomas Moore Beale (1876-1959) and Mary Dutton (Harlan) Beale (1878-1971); married, November 25, 1944, to Mary Rita Williams.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Burke Belknap (1885-1965) — also known as William B. Belknap — of Goshen, Oldham County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., April 18, 1885. Democrat. Stock breeder; economist; college teacher; member of Kentucky state house of representatives 59th District, 1924-28, 1934-35; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1933. Member, American Economic Association; Zeta Psi; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons. Died September 7, 1965 (age 80 years, 142 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Alice Trumbull (Silliman) Belknap (1846-1890) and William Richardson Belknap (1849-1914); married, September 14, 1922, to Helen Clark Strong.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adolf Augustus Berle, Jr. (1895-1971) — also known as Adolf A. Berle; A. A. Berle — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 29, 1895. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; economist; law professor; member of the "Brain Trust" which advised President Franklin D. Roosevelt; American Labor candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1937; U.S. Ambassador to Brazil, 1945-46. Congregationalist. Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Council on Foreign Relations; American Philosophical Society; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, from a stroke, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 17, 1971 (age 76 years, 19 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Adolf Augustus Berle (born 1866; clergyman) and Augusta (Wright) Berle; married, December 17, 1927, to Beatrice Bend Bishop; father of Peter A. A. Berle (1929?-).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books by Adolf A. Berle: Latin America : Diplomacy and Reality (1962) — American Economic Republic (1963) — Power Without Property : A New Development in American Political Economy (1959) — Navigating the Rapids, 1918-1971 (1973) — Power (1969) — Tides of Crisis : A Primer of Foreign Relations (1957) — The Twentieth-Century Capitalist Revolution (1954) — The Modern Corporation and Private Property (1933)
  Books about Adolf A. Berle: Jordan A. Schwarz, Liberal : Adolf A. Berle and the Vision of an American Era
  Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr. (1940-2014) — also known as Tommy Boggs — of Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., September 18, 1940. Democrat. Economist; lawyer; lobbyist; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 8th District, 1970. Catholic. Member, American Judicature Society; American Bar Association; Delta Theta Phi. Died, from a heart attack, in Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md., September 15, 2014 (age 73 years, 362 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Hale Boggs, Sr. and Corinne Claiborne Boggs; brother of Barbara Boggs Sigmund and Cokie Roberts (National Public Radio reporter and commentator); married, December 27, 1960, to Mary Barbara Denechaud; second great-grandnephew of John Francis Hamtramck Claiborne; third great-grandson of Ferdinand Leigh Claiborne; third great-grandnephew of William Charles Cole Claiborne and Nathaniel Herbert Claiborne; first cousin twice removed of Jacob Haight Morrison IV and de Lesseps Story Morrison; first cousin six times removed of Thomas Claiborne (1749-1812); second cousin five times removed of John Claiborne and Thomas Claiborne (1780-1856); third cousin once removed of Herbert Claiborne Pell, Jr. (1884-1961); fourth cousin of Claiborne de Borda Pell.
  Political family: Claiborne-Dallas family of Virginia and Louisiana (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Clarence A. Boonstra (1914-2006) — of Michigan; Gainesville, Alachua County, Fla. Born in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich., January 5, 1914. Economist; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica, 1967-69; U.S. Consul General in Rio de Janeiro, 1970-74. Died, from pneumonia, in Gainesville, Alachua County, Fla., March 20, 2006 (age 92 years, 74 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of James Boonstra and Jennie (Brouwer) Boonstra; married, October 27, 1944, to Mildred Sharp Fereira (1918-1960); married, August 13, 1966, to Margaret Ellen Beshore.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  David Alan Brat (b. 1964) — also known as Dave Brat — Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., July 27, 1964. Republican. Economist; college professor; U.S. Representative from Virginia 7th District, 2014-. Still living as of 2018.
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article
  Edgar Bernard Brossard (b. 1889) — also known as Edgar B. Brossard — of Utah; Washington, D.C. Born in Oxford, Bannock County, Idaho, April 1, 1889. Republican. College professor; economist; member, U.S. Tariff Commission, 1925-45; chair, U.S. Tariff Commission, 1930. Mormon. Member, American Economic Association; Grange; Phi Kappa Phi; Alpha Zeta; Pi Kappa Alpha. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Amable Alphonse Brossard and Mary Catherine (Hobson) Brossard; married, August 25, 1915, to Laura P. Crowley.
  Arthur Frank Burns (1904-1987) — also known as Arthur F. Burns — Born in Stanyslawow, Galicia (now Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine), April 27, 1904. Naturalized U.S. citizen; economist; chairman, Council of Economic Advisors, 1953-56; chairman, Federal Reserve, 1970-78; U.S. Ambassador to Germany, 1981-85. Jewish. Died in Baltimore, Md., June 6, 1987 (age 83 years, 40 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Edward Burton (b. 1908) — also known as John E. Burton — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in North Bloomfield, Trumbull County, Ohio, March 2, 1908. Republican. Economist; New York State Budget Director, 1943-50; chairman, New York State Power Authority, 1950-54 vice-president, Cornell University; member, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1953-55. Disciples of Christ. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Josh Henry Burton and Lena Eudora (Hyde) Burton; married, February 8, 1930, to Dorothy Jean Coleman.
Earl L. Butz Earl Lauer Butz (1909-2008) — also known as Earl L. Butz — of West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind. Born in Albion, Noble County, Ind., July 3, 1909. Economist; university professor; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, 1971-76. Member, Alpha Gamma Rho; Sigma Xi; Sigma Delta Chi; Tau Kappa Alpha; Alpha Zeta; Kiwanis. Resigned in 1976 following a furor over a racist joke. In 1981, he pleaded guilty to income tax evasion; sentenced to five years in prison (served 30 days) and fined $10,000. Died in Kensington, Montgomery County, Md., February 2, 2008 (age 98 years, 214 days). Interment at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens, West Lafayette, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Herman Lee Butz and Ada Tillie (Lower) Butz; married, December 22, 1937, to Mary Emma Powell; uncle of Dave Butz (professional football player).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
  Thomas Ryan Byrne (1923-2014) — also known as Thomas R. Byrne — of Pennsylvania. Born in West Englewood, Bergen County, N.J., February 4, 1923. Historian; economist; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Norway, 1973-76; Czechoslovakia, 1976-78. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., March 20, 2014 (age 91 years, 44 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Silver Spring, Md.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Louis Calvin Chappell (1910-1991) — also known as Louis C. Chappell — of South Haven, Van Buren County, Mich. Born in Mancelona, Antrim County, Mich., January 8, 1910. Republican. School teacher; economist; lawyer; candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Van Buren County, 1961. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Theta Phi; Elks; Kiwanis. Died in South Haven, Van Buren County, Mich., September 28, 1991 (age 81 years, 263 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Harry Louis Chappell and Alta (Coblentz) Chappell; married, June 8, 1940, to Pauline Ladyman.
Charles A. Conant Charles Arthur Conant (1861-1915) — also known as Charles A. Conant — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Winchester, Middlesex County, Mass., July 2, 1861. Democrat. Candidate for Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1886; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 8th District, 1894; delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Massachusetts, 1896; journalist; author; economist; set up the currency system in the Philippine Islands; director of the Manila Railroad and the National Bank of Nicaragua; treasurer of Morton Trust Company of New York. Member, American Economic Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science. Died, from stomach cancer, in Havana (La Habana), Cuba, July 5, 1915 (age 54 years, 3 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles E. Conant and Mary Crawford (Wallace) Conant.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, July 1908
  William Smith Culbertson (1884-1966) — also known as William S. Culbertson — of Kansas; Charmian, Franklin County, Pa. Born in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., August 5, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; economist; university professor; member, U.S. Tariff Commission, 1921-25; U.S. Minister to Romania, 1925-28; U.S. Ambassador to Chile, 1928-33. Presbyterian. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; American Bar Association; American Society for International Law; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Alpha Delta; Delta Phi Epsilon; American Economic Association. Died in 1966 (age about 81 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Culbertson and Jennie (Smith) Culbertson; married, December 28, 1911, to Mary J. Hunter.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Charles Francis Darlington, Jr. (1904-1986) — also known as Charles F. Darlington — of Mt. Kisco, Westchester County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 13, 1904. Democrat. Economist; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; oil executive; U.S. Ambassador to Gabon, 1961-64. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Died, in New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 11, 1986 (age 81 years, 210 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Francis Darlington and Letitia Craig (O'Neill) Darlington; married, November 3, 1931, to Alice Nelson Benning (died 1973).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Books by Charles F. Darlington: African Betrayal, with Alice B. Darlington (1968)
  Shelby Cullom Davis (1909-1994) — also known as Shelby Davis — of New York. Born in Peoria, Peoria County, Ill., 1909. Journalist; economist; investment banker; philanthropist; U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland, 1969-75. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Hobe Sound, Martin County, Fla., May 29, 1994 (age about 84 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Paul Howard Douglas (1892-1976) — also known as Paul H. Douglas — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Salem, Essex County, Mass., March 26, 1892. Democrat. University professor; economist; served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968; U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1949-67; defeated, 1942, 1966. Unitarian or Quaker. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Elks; Americans for Democratic Action; American Economic Association; American Philosophical Society; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Upsilon. Died in Washington, D.C., September 24, 1976 (age 84 years, 182 days). Cremated; ashes scattered.
  Relatives: Son of James Howard Douglas and Annie (Smith) Douglas; married 1915 to Dorothy S. Wolff (divorced 1930); married 1931 to Emily Taft (1899-1994).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Paul H. Douglas: Roger Biles, Crusading Liberal: Paul H. Douglas of Illinois
  Douglas Fitzgerald Dowd (1919-2017) — also known as Douglas F. Dowd — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in San Francisco, Calif., December 7, 1919. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; economist; university professor; Peace and Freedom candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1968. Jewish ancestry. Died, from congestive heart failure, in Bologna, Italy, September 8, 2017 (age 97 years, 275 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Mervyn Dowd and Sybil (Seid) Dowd; married to Zeril Druskin.
  See also Wikipedia article
  John Thomas Dunlop (1914-2003) — also known as John T. Dunlop — Born in Placerville, El Dorado County, Calif., July 5, 1914. University professor; economist; U.S. Secretary of Labor, 1975-76. Died, in Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 2, 2003 (age 89 years, 89 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Edward Dana Durand (1871-1960) — also known as E. Dana Durand — of Minnesota; Washington, D.C. Born in Romeo, Macomb County, Mich., October 18, 1871. Economist; director, U.S. Census, 1909-13; university professor; member, U.S. Tariff Commission, 1935-47. Member, American Economic Association; American Statistical Association. Died in Washington, D.C., January 6, 1960 (age 88 years, 80 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Cyrus Y. Durand and Celia (Day) Durand; married, July 15, 1903, to Mary Elizabeth Bennett.
  Lynn Ramsay Edminster (b. 1893) — also known as Lynn R. Edminster — of Illinois; Washington, D.C. Born in Chillicothe, Peoria County, Ill., January 2, 1893. University professor; economist; member, U.S. Tariff Commission, 1942-45. Member, American Economic Association; Kappa Sigma. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Howard Simmons Edminster and Julia (Jones) Edminster; married, May 19, 1917, to Lucile Forsythe.
  Henry Crosby Emery (b. 1872) — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine, December 21, 1872. Economist; university professor; chairman, U.S. Tariff Board, 1909-13. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lucilius Alonzo Emery (1840-?) and Annie S. (Crosby) Emery.
  B. Joseph Fuhrig (b. 1947) — of Newark, Alameda County, Calif. Born in Oakland, Alameda County, Calif., February 9, 1947. Libertarian. Economist; university professor; candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1982; candidate for Governor of California, 1986. Still living as of 1990.
  Relatives: Son of George Hobson Fuhrig and Anne Loretta (Smith) Fuhrig; married, September 11, 1983, to Martha Lee Nye.
  Harold W. Furchtgott-Roth — of Tennessee. Born in Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn. Republican. Economist; member, Federal Communications Commission, 1997-2001. Member, American Economic Association. Still living as of 2001.
  James Kenneth Galbraith (born c.1952) — also known as James K. Galbraith — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass.; Austin, Travis County, Tex. Born about 1952. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972; economist; university professor. Member, American Economic Association; Americans for Democratic Action. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of John Kenneth Galbraith and Catherine (Atwater) Galbraith; brother of Peter Woodard Galbraith (1950-).
  Political family: Galbraith family of Massachusetts and Vermont.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books by James K. Galbraith: Created Unequal : The Crisis in American Pay (1998) — Inequality and Industrial Change : A Global View (2001) — Balancing Acts : Technology, Finance, and the American Future (1989)
  John Kenneth Galbraith (1908-2006) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Iona Station, Ontario, October 15, 1908. Democrat. Naturalized U.S. citizen; economist; university professor; U.S. Ambassador to India, 1961-63; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972. Scottish ancestry. Member, Americans for Democratic Action; American Economic Association; American Academy of Arts and Sciences; American Philosophical Society. Received the Medal of Freedom in 1946, and again in 2000. Died, of pneumonia, in Mt. Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., April 29, 2006 (age 97 years, 196 days). Interment at Indian Hill Cemetery, Middletown, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of William Archibald 'Archie' Galbraith and Catherine (Kendall) Galbraith; married, September 17, 1937, to Catherine 'Kitty' Atwater; father of Peter Woodard Galbraith (1950-) and James Kenneth Galbraith.
  Political family: Galbraith family of Massachusetts and Vermont.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by John Kenneth Galbraith: Ambassador's Journal : A Personal Account of the Kennedy Years (1969) — The Affluent Society (1958) — The Great Crash : 1929 (1954) — A Short History of Financial Euphoria — Money : Whence it Came, Where it Went (1975) — A Tenured Professor (1990) — Name-Dropping : From FDR On (1999) — A Life In Our Times (1981) — The New Industrial State (1967)
  Books about John Kenneth Galbraith: Richard Parker, John Kenneth Galbraith : His Life, His Politics, His Economics
  Edward Joseph Gardner (1898-1950) — also known as Edward J. Gardner — of Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio. Born in Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio, August 7, 1898. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; accountant; economist; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1937-38, 1941-42; U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1945-47; defeated, 1946. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, American Economic Association; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Knights of Columbus; Elks; Moose. Died in Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio, December 7, 1950 (age 52 years, 122 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Hamilton, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Gardner and Mary (Long) Gardner; married, October 12, 1926, to Esther Pring.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Henry George (1839-1897) — of New York. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 2, 1839. Economist; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1886. Author of Progress and Poverty. Died October 29, 1897 (age 58 years, 57 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Annie Corsina Fox (1845-1904); father of Henry George, Jr. (1862-1916).
  Cross-reference: Willis J. Abbot
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jule Lawrence Goetzman (1912-1956) — also known as Jule L. Goetzman — of Moline, Rock Island County, Ill.; Washington, D.C. Born in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., December 12, 1912. Foreign Service officer; economist; U.S. Vice Consul in Havana, 1937-39; Yokohama, 1939-41; Bilbao, 1942-46. Member, American Economic Association. Died July 23, 1956 (age 43 years, 224 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George L. Goetzman and Myrtle (Rinehart) Goetzman; married 1937 to Charlotte Ehler.
  William Raymond Green (1856-1947) — also known as William R. Green — of Audubon, Audubon County, Iowa; Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Born in Colchester, New London County, Conn., November 7, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; economist; district judge in Iowa 15th District, 1894-1911; U.S. Representative from Iowa 9th District, 1911-28; Judge of U.S. Court of Claims, 1928-40. Member, Elks; Knights of Pythias; Freemasons. Died in Bellport, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., June 11, 1947 (age 90 years, 216 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Timothy Franklin Green and Sarah Maria (Raymond) Green; married 1887 to Luella Washington Brown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Hope Harvey (1851-1936) — also known as William H. Harvey; Coin Harvey — of Monte Ne, Benton County, Ark. Born near Buffalo, Putnam County, Va. (now W.Va.), August 16, 1851. Economist; Liberty candidate for President of the United States, 1932. Died in Monte Ne, Benton County, Ark., February 11, 1936 (age 84 years, 179 days). Burial location unknown.
  Henry H. Heimann (1891-1958) — of Niles, Berrien County, Mich. Born in Aviston, Clinton County, Ill., September 26, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; accountant; business executive; economist; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1928, 1932 (alternate); Michigan Democratic state chair, 1929-31. Member, Rotary; Union League. Died in Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 12, 1958 (age 66 years, 351 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Grandson of Herman Henry Heimann (1826?-1887).
  Leon Henderson (1895-1986) — of Washington, D.C.; Rocky Mount, Edgecombe County, N.C. Born in Millville, Cumberland County, N.J., May 26, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; economist; member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1939-41; administrator, Office of Price Administration, 1941-42. Member, American Statistical Association; American Economic Association; Delta Upsilon; Freemasons. Died in October, 1986 (age 91 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Chester Bowen Henderson and Lida C. (Beebe) Henderson; married, July 25, 1925, to Myrlie Hamm.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Claude Burton Hutchison (1885-1980) — also known as Claude B. Hutchison — of Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif. Born near Chillicothe, Livingston County, Mo., April 9, 1885. Botanist; agricultural economist; university professor; mayor of Berkeley, Calif., 1955-63. Member, Alpha Phi Omega. Died August 25, 1980 (age 95 years, 138 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Moses Hutchison and Ada (Smith) Hutchison; married 1908 to Roxie Pritchard; father of Claude B. Hutchison, Jr. (1942?-).
  Hutchison Hall, at the University of California Davis, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Eliot Janeway (1913-1993) — also known as Eliot Jacobstein; "Calamity Janeway" — of Redding, Fairfield County, Conn.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born January 1, 1913. Democrat. Economist; economic advisor to Presidents Franklin Roosevelt and Lyndon Johnson; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Redding, 1948; newspaper columnist. Jewish ancestry. Died, from diabetes and heart problems, in Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 8, 1993 (age 80 years, 38 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Meyer Joseph Jacobstein and Fanny (Siff) Jacobstein; married 1938 to Elizabeth Ames Hall (1913-2005; author and critic).
  See also Wikipedia article — Internet Movie Database profile
  Byron Lindberg Johnson (1917-2000) — also known as Byron L. Johnson — of Denver, Colo. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 12, 1917. Democrat. Economist; university professor; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1955-56; U.S. Representative from Colorado 2nd District, 1959-61; defeated, 1956, 1960, 1972; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1960, 1968. Congregationalist. Member, American Economic Association; American Political Science Association; American Association of University Professors; Phi Kappa Phi; Delta Sigma Rho. Died in Englewood, Arapahoe County, Colo., January 6, 2000 (age 82 years, 86 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colo.
  Relatives: Married, October 22, 1938, to Catherine Elizabeth Teter (1916-1999).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Philip Mayer Kaiser (1913-2007) — also known as Philip M. Kaiser — of New York; Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., July 12, 1913. Democrat. Rhodes scholar; economist; U.S. Ambassador to Senegal, 1961-64; Mauritania, 1961-64; Hungary, 1977-80; Austria, 1980-81. Ukrainian and Jewish ancestry. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; American Political Science Association; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, in Sibley Hospital, Washington, D.C., May 24, 2007 (age 93 years, 316 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Morris Kazas and Temma (Sloven) Kazas; married, June 16, 1939, to Hannah Greeley.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  David Matthew Kennedy (1905-1996) — also known as David M. Kennedy — of Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born in Randolph, Rich County, Utah, July 21, 1905. Economist; banker; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1969-71; U.S. Ambassador to , 1971-73. Mormon. Member, American Economic Association; Pi Gamma Mu. Died, from a heart ailment, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, May 1, 1996 (age 90 years, 285 days). Interment at Randolph Cemetery, Randolph, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of George Kennedy and Katherine Kennedy; married 1924 to Lenora Bingham.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Sterling Byrd Lacy (1910-1979) — also known as William S. B. Lacy — of Virginia; Washington, D.C. Born in Mesa, Mesa County, Colo., February 5, 1910. Secretary to U.S. Sen Alva B. Adams, 1933-34; economist; U.S. Ambassador to South Korea, 1955. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Gamma Delta. Died in 1979 (age about 69 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Sterling Byrd Lacy (1882-1955) and Della Margaret (Lumsden) Lacy; married, July 24, 1935, to Margaret Agnes Innes; married, September 24, 1943, to Kirsten Magelssen.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Harry Wellington Laidler (1884-1970) — also known as Harry W. Laidler — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 18, 1884. Socialist. Newspaper reporter; author; economist; one of the founders (along with Upton Sinclair and others) of the League for Industrial Democracy (originally Intercollegiate Socialist Society); candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 17th District, 1914, 1915, 1923; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1917, 1922; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1918 (8th District), 1920 (3rd District), 1932 (6th District); candidate for New York state senate 6th District, 1928; candidate for borough president of Brooklyn, New York, 1930; candidate for Governor of New York, 1936; candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1937; candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1938. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Sigma Chi. Died July 14, 1970 (age 86 years, 146 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Ebenezer Laidler and Julia (Heary) Laidler; married, November 5, 1919, to Agnes Fuller Armington (1887?-1970).
  Samuel Owen Lane (1914-1974) — also known as Samuel O. Lane — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Born in Flora, Clay County, Ill., July 20, 1914. Economist; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul in Vienna, 1954-55; Seoul, 1955-57; U.S. Consul General in Guayaquil, 1962; Quito, 1962-66; Hermosillo, 1966. Member, Sigma Chi; Phi Kappa Phi; Beta Gamma Sigma; Pi Sigma Alpha. Died July 4, 1974 (age 59 years, 349 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Volney Dorsey Lane and Catherine Virginia (Todd) Lane; married, December 7, 1943, to Neva Gene Jones.
  William Jett Lauck (b. 1879) — also known as W. Jett Lauck — of Washington, D.C. Born August 2, 1879. Democrat. Economist; delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1924 (alternate), 1940. Interment somewhere in Lexington, Va.
  Relatives: Married to Eleanor Dunlap.
  Hyrum Rex Lee (1910-2001) — also known as H. Rex Lee — of Washington, D.C.; La Mesa, San Diego County, Calif. Born in Rigby, Jefferson County, Idaho, April 8, 1910. Democrat. Economist; Governor of American Samoa, 1961-67, 1977-78; member, Federal Communications Commission, 1968-73. Protestant. Died in La Jolla, San Diego County, Calif., July 26, 2001 (age 91 years, 109 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Hyrum Lee and Eliza (Farnsworth) Lee; married, May 29, 1937, to Lillian Carlson.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Joseph Lee (b. 1901) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 15, 1901. Democrat. Economist; candidate for Massachusetts Governor's Council, 1940; candidate for mayor of Boston, Mass., 1941, 1945; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1942. Unitarian. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Lee and Margaret Copley (Cabot) Lee; married, September 14, 1934, to Kathleen Mary Nolan.
  Edward Southard Little (b. 1918) — of Ohio. Born in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, July 20, 1918. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; economist; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Chad, 1974-76. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Herbert Woodruff Little and Sara Marie (Southard) Little; married, October 17, 1941, to Marian Elizabeth McCarty.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Henry L. Loucks (b. 1846) — of South Dakota. Born in Ontario, May 24, 1846. Economist; Populist candidate for Governor of South Dakota, 1890; Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1914, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Basil Manly (b. 1886) — Born in Greenville, Greenville County, S.C., March 14, 1886. Democrat. Economist; member, Federal Power Commission, 1933-45; chair, Federal Power Commission, 1944-45. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Charles Manly.
  Edwin McCammon Martin (1908-2002) — also known as Edwin M. Martin — of Ohio; Paris, France. Born in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, May 21, 1908. Economist; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Argentina, 1964-68. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Council on Foreign Relations; Audubon Society; Phi Delta Theta; Delta Sigma Rho. Died, of pneumonia, in Washington, D.C., January 12, 2002 (age 93 years, 236 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Harry Judson Martin and Clara (McCammon) Martin; married, October 3, 1936, to Margaret Milburn.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Lucille Maurer (1922-1996) — also known as Lucy Maurer; Lucille Shirley Darvin — of Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Md. Born, in Bushwick Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 21, 1922. Democrat. Economist; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1967-68; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1969-87; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1970; Maryland state treasurer, 1987-96; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1988. Female. Jewish. Member, League of Women Voters; National Trust for Historic Preservation; American Association of University Women; National Organization for Women. Elected to Maryland Women's Hall of Fame, 1990. Died of a brain tumor, in Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Md., June 17, 1996 (age 73 years, 209 days). Interment at Jewish Community Cemetery, New Hempstead, N.Y.
  Dana Gardner Munro (1892-1990) — also known as Dana G. Munro — of New Jersey. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., July 18, 1892. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; economist; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul in Valparaiso, 1920-21; U.S. Minister to Haiti, 1930-32. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in 1990 (age about 97 years). Interment somewhere in Waquoit, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Dana Carleton Munro and Alice Gardner (Beecher) Munro; married 1920 to Margaret Bennett Wiley.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Charles Lathrop Pack (1857-1937) — also known as Charles L. Pack — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Lakewood, Ocean County, N.J. Born in Lexington, Sanilac County, Mich., May 7, 1857. Republican. Forester; president, American Forestry Association, 1916-20; economist; director, Seaboard National Bank, New York; founder, Cleveland Trust Co.; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1924; Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1928. Presbyterian. Member, Society of Colonial Wars; Beta Theta Pi; American Forestry Association. Died June 14, 1937 (age 80 years, 38 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Willis Pack and Frances (Farman) Pack; married 1886 to Alice Gertrude Hatch.
  Luther Felix Renee (b. 1948) — also known as Luther F. Renee — of Frederiksted, St. Croix, Virgin Islands. Born in St. Lucia, October 28, 1948. School teacher; economist; member of Virgin Islands legislature from St. Croix, 2003-; defeated (Independent), 2000. African ancestry. Still living as of 2003.
  Roland Roger Renne (1905-1989) — also known as Roland Renne — of Bozeman, Gallatin County, Mont. Born in Greenwich, Cumberland County, N.J., December 12, 1905. Democrat. Economist; college professor; president, Montana State College, Bozeman, 1943-64; candidate for Governor of Montana, 1964. Presbyterian or Unitarian. Member, Rotary; American Economic Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi; Alpha Zeta. Died August 30, 1989 (age 83 years, 261 days). Interment at Sunset Hills Cemetery, Bozeman, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of Fred Christian Renne and Caroline Augusta (Young) Renne; married, August 9, 1932, to Mary Kneeland Wisner (1911-1999).
  Renne Library at Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, is named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Raymond Robins (1873-1954) — of Nome, Nome census area, Alaska; Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; near Brooksville, Hernando County, Fla. Born in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., September 17, 1873. Progressive. Coal miner; lawyer; went to the Klondike for the 1898 Gold Rush; pastor; social worker; economist; writer; candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1914; commissioner of American Red Cross mission to Russia, 1917. Died September 26, 1954 (age 81 years, 9 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1905 to Margaret Dreier (1868-1945; labor leader).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Douglas Ross (b. 1942) — also known as Doug Ross — of Oak Park, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., June 15, 1942. Democrat. Economist; legislative aide to U.S. Rep. Neil Staebler, 1963; to U.S. Rep. John Dingell, 1965; to U.S. Sen. Joseph Tydings, 1969-70; founder, Michigan Citizens Lobby, 1973; executive director, Michigan Common Cause, 1975; member of Michigan state senate 15th District, 1979-82; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1980; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 17th District, 1982; candidate in primary for Governor of Michigan, 1998. Jewish. Member, Common Cause. Still living as of 1998.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Robert Edward Rubin (b. 1938) — also known as Robert Rubin — Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., August 29, 1938. Lawyer; economist; investment banker; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1995-99. Jewish. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Still living as of 2020.
  Relatives: Son of Alexander Rubin and Sylvia (Seiderman) Rubin; married, March 27, 1963, to Judith Leah Oxenberg.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books by Robert E. Rubin: In an Uncertain World: Tough Choices from Wall Street to Washington, with Jacob Weisberg (2003)
  Antoinette C. Samuels — also known as Antoinette Chautemps — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Economist; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
  Relatives: Daughter of Camille Chautemps (1885-1963; Premier of France); married, January 9, 1965, to John Bernard Sharkey, Jr.; married, December 21, 1973, to Howard Joseph Samuels (1919-1984).
  Lewis William Seidman (1921-2009) — also known as L. William Seidman — of Ada, Kent County, Mich.; Washington, D.C. Born in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich., April 29, 1921. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; accountant; lawyer; economist; candidate for Michigan state auditor general, 1962; economic advisor to President Gerald Ford, 1974-76, and to Ronald Reagan, 1982-84; chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 1985-91; chairman, Resolution Trust Corporation, 1989-91; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1976. Died May 13, 2009 (age 88 years, 14 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank E. Seidman and Esther (Lubetsky) Seidman; married, March 3, 1944, to Sarah Berry.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
George P. Shultz George Pratt Shultz (b. 1920) — also known as George P. Shultz — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 13, 1920. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; economist; university professor; U.S. Secretary of Labor, 1969-70; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1972-74; U.S. Secretary of State, 1982-89. Episcopalian. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; American Economic Association. Survived an assassination attempt in South America, August 1988; received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1989. Still living as of 2020.
  Relatives: Son of Birl E. Shultz and Margaret Lennox (Pratt) Shultz; married, February 16, 1946, to Helena M. O'Brien.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books by George P. Shultz: Turmoil and Triumph: My Years As Secretary of State (1993)
  Image source: Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
  Caleb Smith — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Socialist. Economist; university professor; delegate to Socialist National Convention from Rhode Island, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Lawrence Henry Summers (b. 1954) — also known as Lawrence H. Summers; Larry Summers — Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., November 30, 1954. Economist; university professor; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1999-2001; president of Harvard University, 2001-06. Jewish ancestry. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Trilateral Commission. Still living as of 2020.
  Relatives: Married to Victoria Perry; married, December 11, 2005, to Elisa New; nephew of Paul Samuelson (economist; Nobel laureate).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books by Lawrence H. Summers: Understanding Unemployment
  Books about Lawrence H. Summers: Richard Bradley, Harvard Rules : Lawrence Summers and the Battle for the World's Most Powerful University
  Frank William Taussig (1859-1940) — also known as Frank W. Taussig; "The American Marshall" — Born in St. Louis, Mo., December 28, 1859. University professor; economist; chair, U.S. Tariff Commission, 1917-19. Member, American Economic Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Delta Phi. Died in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., November 11, 1940 (age 80 years, 319 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of William Taussig and Adele (Wurpel) Taussig; brother of Walter M. Taussig (1862-1923).
  Political family: Taussig family of St. Louis, Missouri.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Junior Taylor (1902-1984) — also known as Henry J. Taylor — of Virginia. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 2, 1902. Republican. Pulp and paper industry; trustee, Manhattan Savings Bank; director, Waldorf-Astoria Hotel; author; newspaper correspondent; economist; U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland, 1957-61. Member, Society of the Cincinnati; Sons of the American Revolution; Military Order of the World Wars; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Sigma Delta Chi; Loyal Legion. Died in 1984 (age about 81 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Noble Taylor and Eileen Louise (O'Hare) Taylor; married, March 2, 1928, to Olivia Fay Kimbro; married, July 3, 1970, to Marion J. E. Richardson.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Mark Thornton (b. 1960) — of Auburn, Lee County, Ala. Born in Geneva, Ontario County, N.Y., June 7, 1960. Libertarian. Economist; candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama 3rd District, 1984; candidate for U.S. Senator from Alabama, 1996; university professor. The first person to win election in Alabama on the Libertarian Party ticket, as Lee County Constable in 1988. Still living as of 2002.
Rexford G. Tugwell Rexford Guy Tugwell (1891-1979) — also known as Rexford G. Tugwell; "Rex the Red" — Born in Sinclairville, Chautauqua County, N.Y., July 10, 1891. Economist; university professor; member of the "Brain Trust" which advised President Franklin D. Roosevelt; Governor of Puerto Rico, 1941-46. Member, American Political Science Association. Died, in Cottage Hospital, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, Calif., July 21, 1979 (age 88 years, 11 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Sinclairville, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Henry Tugwell (1868-1949) and Dessie May (Rexford) Tugwell (1869-1961); married, June 7, 1914, to Florence E. Arnold (divorced 1938); married 1938 to Grace Falke (1908-2001).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Fiction about Rexford Tugwell: Philip K. Dick, The Man in the High Castle
  Image source: Time Magazine, June 25, 1934
  Jesse Marvin Unruh (1922-1987) — also known as Jesse M. Unruh; Jess Unruh; "Big Daddy" — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Inglewood, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Newton, Harvey County, Kan., September 30, 1922. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; economist; member of California state assembly, 1955-70; Speaker of the California State Assembly, 1962-68; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1956; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1960, 1964, 1968 (speaker); candidate for Governor of California, 1970; candidate for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1973; California state treasurer, 1975-87; died in office 1987. Protestant. Member, American Legion. Died, of prostate cancer, in Marina del Rey, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 4, 1987 (age 64 years, 308 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Santa Monica, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Peter 'Ike' Unruh (1884-1974) and Nettie Laura (Kessler) Unruh (1886-1965); married, November 2, 1943, to Virginia June Lemon.
  Cross-reference: Leon D. Ralph
  Epitaph: Simple man, great leader, California's best. We love you, we will not forget. "Soar with the eagles Jesse, for that is where you belong."
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Jess Unruh: Bill Boyarsky, Big Daddy: Jesse Unruh and the Art of Power Politics
  John G. Walsh (b. 1950) — Born in Baltimore, Md., September 9, 1950. Economist; U.S. Comptroller of the Currency, 2010-12. Still living as of 2012.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Robert Clifton Weaver (1907-1997) — also known as Robert C. Weaver — of Washington, D.C.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Washington, D.C., December 29, 1907. Democrat. Economist; received the Spingarn Medal in 1962; U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 1966-68; first African-American cabinet member; speaker, Democratic National Convention, 1968 ; president, Baruch College, 1969; trustee, Mount Sinai Medical Center. Methodist. African ancestry. Member, NAACP; Americans for Democratic Action. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 17, 1997 (age 89 years, 200 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Mortimer G. Weaver and Florence (Freeman) Weaver; married, July 19, 1935, to Ella V. Hiath (c.1911-1991).
  The Robert C. Weaver Federal Building (opened 1968; named 2000; headquarters of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development), in Washington, D.C., is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Samuel Zazachilds Westerfield, Jr. (1919-1972) — also known as Samuel Z. Westerfield, Jr. — Born November 15, 1919. Economist; U.S. Ambassador to Liberia, 1969-72, died in office 1972. African ancestry. Died, from a coronary thrombosis, in Monrovia, Liberia, July 19, 1972 (age 52 years, 247 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Zaza Childs Westerfield.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Alan Dupree Wheat (b. 1951) — also known as Alan D. Wheat — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., October 16, 1951. Democrat. Economist; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1977-82; U.S. Representative from Missouri 5th District, 1983-95; candidate for U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1994. Church of Christ. African ancestry. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  J. Perrin Willis — of Rusk, Cherokee County, Tex. Agricultural economist; Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 7th District, 1944; Democratic candidate for U.S. Senator from Texas, 1957. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Gary Wolfram (b. 1950) — of Hillsdale, Hillsdale County, Mich. Born in Redding, Shasta County, Calif., November 1, 1950. Republican. College professor; economist; candidate for Michigan state board of education, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
Chase Going Woodhouse Chase Going Woodhouse (1890-1984) — also known as Chase Going; Mrs. E. J. Woodhouse — of New London, New London County, Conn.; Baltic, Sprague, New London County, Conn. Born in Victoria, British Columbia, of American parents, March 3, 1890. Democrat. Economist; college professor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1940, 1944; secretary of state of Connecticut, 1941-43; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1945-47, 1949-51; defeated, 1946, 1950; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention 2nd District, 1965. Female. Member, League of Women Voters; American Association of University Women; Altrusa; Pi Lambda Theta; Kappa Delta Pi. Died in New Canaan, Fairfield County, Conn., December 12, 1984 (age 94 years, 284 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Daughter of Seymour Going and Harriet (Jackson) Going; married to E. J. Woodhouse.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Connecticut Register and Manual 1950
  Philip Young (1910-1987) — of New York; Great Falls, Fairfax County, Va. Born in Lexington, Middlesex County, Mass., May 9, 1910. Republican. Economist; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; business executive; dean of the Columbia University business school, 1948-53; chair, U.S. Civil Service Commission, 1953-57; U.S. Ambassador to Netherlands, 1957-60. Died, from a heart attack, in Arlington Hospital, Arlington, Arlington County, Va., January 15, 1987 (age 76 years, 251 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Josephine Sheldon (Edmonds) Young (1870-1935) and Owen Daniel Young (1874-1962); married, August 15, 1931, to Faith Adams; married, February 14, 1964, to Esther Sarah (Whitney) Fairey; married, November 20, 1982, to Diana (Morgan) Laylin.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Michael J. Zucchet (b. 1969) — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Born in San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., December 24, 1969. Economist; mayor of San Diego, Calif., 2005; convicted in federal court on conspiracy, wire fraud and extortion charges, 2005; the convictions were later overturned. Still living as of 2005.
  See also Wikipedia article
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