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Richard Theodore Ely

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Allyn Abbott Young

Allyn Abbott Young  

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(1876–1929)Young was born into a middle-class family in Kenton, Ohio on 19 September 1876 and died in London on 7 March 1929, his life cut short by pneumonia during ...
Alvin Harvey Hansen

Alvin Harvey Hansen  

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(1887–1975)Born in Viborg, South Dakota on 23 August 1887, Alvin Hansen died on 7 June 1975 in Alexandria, Virginia. One of the first two students to attend high school ...
Arthur Twining Hadley

Arthur Twining Hadley  

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(1856–1930)Hadley was born in New Haven, Connecticut on 23 April 1856, the only child of James Hadley and Anne (Twining) Hadley. He died 6 March 1930 in Kobe Harbor ...
Edwin Robert Anderson Seligman

Edwin Robert Anderson Seligman  

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(1861–1939)Born in New York on 25 April 1861, Edwin Robert Anderson Seligman, the longtime Columbia University professor and progressive reformer, became one of the foremost public finance experts of ...
Ely, Richard Theodore

Ely, Richard Theodore (1854–1943)   Reference library

The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers

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Richard T. Ely was born on 13 April 1854 in Ripley, New York, and died on 4 October 1943 in

Fred Manville Taylor

Fred Manville Taylor  

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(1855–1932)Fred M. Taylor was born in Northville, Michigan on 11 July 1855. He died in California on 7 August 1932. After completing his bachelor's degree at Northwestern University in ...
Helen Stuart Campbell

Helen Stuart Campbell  

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(1839–1918)Campbell was born Helen Stuart on 4 July 1839 in Lockport, New York. She died in Dedham, Massachusetts on 22 July 1918. After a good education, she married an ...
Henry Carter Adams

Henry Carter Adams  

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(1851–1921)Born on 31 December 1851, the son of Ephraim Adams and Elizabeth Doughlass, Henry Carter Adams was raised in the rural, frontier environment of the American Midwest. He died ...
James Laurence Laughlin

James Laurence Laughlin  

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(1850–1933)Born on April 2, 1850 in Deerfield (now South Lebanon), Ohio, J. Laurence Laughlin was educated at Mount Union College and Harvard University; the latter institution granted him a ...
John Rogers Commons

John Rogers Commons  

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(1862–1945)John Rogers Commons was born in Hollansburg, Ohio on 13 October 1862 and died in Raleigh, North Carolina on 11 May 1945. His early life provides important guidance to ...
Selig Perlman

Selig Perlman  

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(1888–1959)Perlman was born at Bialystock, Russia (now in Poland) on 9 December 1888 and died on 14 August 1959 at Philadelphia. He was educated first at the Russian Real-Gymnasium ...
Simon Newcomb

Simon Newcomb  

(1835–1909)Canadian-born American mathematical astronomer. At the US Naval Observatory's Nautical Almanac office, of which he became head in 1877, he initiated an extensive project to refine the ...
Solomon Washington Gladden

Solomon Washington Gladden  

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(1836–1918)Washington Gladden was born on 11 February 1836 in Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania. Gladden proudly claimed descent from the Gladding family, part of the Puritan migration to Plymouth, ...
Theresa Schmid McMahon

Theresa Schmid McMahon  

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(1878–1961)McMahon was born in Tacoma, Washington on 29 April 1878. She died in 1961 in Seattle, Washington. She grew up in rural isolation on Mercer Island, in Lake Washington ...
Thomas Sewell Adams

Thomas Sewell Adams  

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(1873–1933)Adams was born in Baltimore, Maryland on 29 December 1873, the third son of John Wesley and Ruth Adams. He died in Washington, D.C. on 8 February 1933. Raised ...
Walter Rauschenbusch

Walter Rauschenbusch  

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(1861–1918),Baptist minister of New York and professor of church history at Rochester Theological Seminary (1897–1918), was a leader of the Christian Socialist movement. His books include ...
Wilbur Cohen

Wilbur Cohen  

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(1913–87)Cohen was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on 10 June 1913. He died 17 May 1987 in Seoul, Korea while attending a symposium on global aging. Educated at the University ...

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