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William Bacon Bailey

William Bacon Bailey, American economist.


  • Bailey, William Bacon was born on May 7, 1873 in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William Leonard and Ellen Henrietta (Bacon) Bailey.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1894, Doctor of Philosophy., 1896.


    • 1 daughter, Dorothy. Assistant 1897-1899, instructor, 1900-1904, assistant professor political economy, 1905-1914, assistant professor social service, 1913-1917, Gilbert L. Stark professor practical philanthropy, 1917-1921, Yale University. Also instructor Yale School of Religion, 1901-1913. Economist Travelers Insurance Company, since 1921.

      President Connecticut Prison Association. Fellow Casualty Actuarial Society. Member American Economics Association, National Municipal League, Beta Theta Pi.

      Fellow American Statistical Association. Director Connecticut State Farm for Women.


    • Author: Modern Social Conditions, 1906. Statistics, 1918
    • Children Before the Courts of Connecticut, 1919. Social Work as a Profession, 1922.


    Clubs: Hartford, University.


    • Married Sheila Mackenzie Jewett, of Syracuse, New York, June 15, 1905.
    • father: William Leonard Bailey
    • mother: Ellen Henrietta (Bacon) Bailey
    • spouse: Sheila Mackenzie Jewett
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    Died January 10, 1952
    (aged 78)