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John H. Ashworth

John H. Ashworth, American economist. member American Economics Association Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Ashworth, John H. was born on October 19, 1879 in Bland, Virginia, United States. Son of William Brisindine and Martha Ellen (Compton) Ashworth.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Emory and Henry College, Virginia, 1906. Doctor of Philisophy, Johns Hopkins, 1914.

    Career

    • Teacher rural schools, Virginia, 1897-1902. Principal public schools, Wise, Virginia, 1905-1911. Instructor economics, Pennsylvania State College, 1914-1915.

      Professor economics and political science, Pennsylvania College, Gettysburg, 1915-1918. Professor economics and sociology, Ohio Wesleyan, 1918. Same, University of Maine, also head of department, 1919-1941, emeritus professor economics, Pennsylvania State College, summer, 1937.

      Secretary Principals’ Conference of Virginia State Teachers’ Association, 1908-1909, president, 1909-1910. Member American Economics Association Beta Kappa.

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Member American Economics Association Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Mabel Katherine Bruce, July 31, 1907. Children: Jessie Ellen, James Peery, William Bruce, Mabelle Elizabeth, Barbara Rose.
    • father: William Brisindine Ashworth
    • mother: Martha Ellen (Compton) Ashworth
    • spouse: Mabel Katherine Bruce
    • children: Jessie Ellen Ashworth
    • James Peery Ashworth
    • William Bruce Ashworth
    • Mabelle Elizabeth Ashworth
    • Barbara Rose Ashworth
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    Born October 19, 1879
    Died September 30, 1942
    (aged 62)
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