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Edward Jerome Dies

Edward Jerome Dies, American author, publicist.

Background

  • Dies, Edward Jerome was born on May 23, 1891 in near Springfield, Oregon, United States. Son of Allen and Martha (Hilton) Dies.

  • Education

    • Public schools and under private tutor. Studied finance and economics two years.

    Career

    • 1 son, Douglas. Corresponding United Press Association, 1910-1911. Staff correspondent A.P., 1911-1919. Reported anti-government activities, World War.

      Special writers Canadian government, Canadian rys. and Hudson’s Bay Company, 1920-1921. Publicity advertising counsel Chicago Board of Trade, 1922-1935. Owner and editor National Syndicate Service, officer public relations adviser to various corporations and associations, 1922-1979.

      Economics consultant to industries. Director Federation of America Business, 1931-1933. Member of the Board of Governors National Farm Chemurgic Council, 1941-1955.

      Member Cereal Industries Committee of Federal Food Advisory Board, 1942-1943. Member of national panel of arbitrators, American Arbitration assosiation, New York, 1948-1979.

    Works

    • Author: The Wheat Pit, 1925. Solving the Form Riddle, 1926. The Plunger, 1929
    • Skylines (short history archaeology), 1930.

      Where Trade Tides Converge (Brochure), 1930. Der Speculant (history novel public in Germany), 1931. Street of Adventure, 1935.

      Soybeans: Gold From The Soil, 1942. Titans of The Soil, 1949 (public in various Oriental langs. through Department State). Behind the Wall Street Curtain, 1952.

      Contributor to general, financial and business mags.

    Membership

    Member of the Board of Governors National Farm Chemurgic Council, 1941-1955. Member Cereal Industries Committee of Federal Food Advisory Board, 1942-1943. Member of national panel of arbitrators, American Arbitration assosiation, New York, 1948-1979.

    Fellow Royal Economics Society, London, International Institute Arts and Letters. Member Huguenot Society, American Academy Political, Society Science, American Economics 1948-1979, American Society International Law. Clubs: Union League (member of the board of directors 1938-1941) (Chicago).

    Connections

    • Married Mareeta Cole, May 29, 1912.
    • father: Allen Dies
    • mother: Martha (Hilton) Dies
    • spouse: Mareeta Cole
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    Born March 23, 1891
    Died June 17, 1979
    (aged 88)
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