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Edward Atkinson

Edward Atkinson, American economist, underwriter.

Background

  • Atkinson, Edward was born on February 10, 1827 in Brookline, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Amos and Anna G. Atkinson.

  • Education

    • Educated private schools. Doctor of Laws, University of South Carolina. Doctor of Philosophy., Dartmouth College.

    Career

    • For 40 years engaged in authorship of papers and pamphlets on banking, competition, railroading, cotton manufacturer, fire prevention, tariff, money question, imperialism. Invented improved cooking stove, “Aladdin Oven”. President Boston Manufacturers’ Mutual Fire Insurance Company, since 1878.

      Author: The Distribution of Property, P2. Industrial Progress of the Nation, P2. The Margin of Profit, P2.

      Taxation and Work, P2. The Science of Nutrition. The Prevention of Loss by Fire.

      Facts and Figures, 1904 115. Home: Boston, Mass.

    Works

    • Author: The Distribution of Property, P2. Industrial Progress of the Nation, P2. The Margin of Profit, P2.

      Taxation and Work, P2. The Science of Nutrition. The Prevention of Loss by Fire.

      Facts and Figures, 1904 115.

    Connections

    • Married Mary C. Heath, October 4, 1855.
    • father: Amos Atkinson
    • mother: Anna G. Atkinson
    • spouse: Mary C. Heath
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    Died 1905
    (aged 77)
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