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Charles Thomas Battin

Charles Thomas Battin, American economist, educator. Served as First lieutenant Field Artillery, United States Army, 1917-1919.; Member Academy Political and Social Science, American Management Association, Northwest Personnel Mgrs. Association, Pi Gamma Mu, Pi Kappa Delta (charter.

Background

  • Battin, Charles Thomas was born on December 9, 1887 in Kirwin, Kansas, United States. Son of George Washington and Mary Evelyn (Lare) Battin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Ottawa (Kansas) U., 1913. Postgraduate U. Kansas, 1916, Rochester U., 1915-1916, Rochester Theological Seminary, 1915-1916, U. Montpellier (France), 1919, University of Chicago, 1924-1926, 31-32, Doctor of Philosophy., 1937.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Yvonne Marie. Teacher English, civics, agriculture, football coach Neodesha (Kansas) High School, 1913-1915. Assistant professor political science and history Ottawa (Kansas) U., 1916-1917.

      Principal high school, McDonald, Kansas, 1919-1920. Manager foreign and commercial department Cie Expresso Federale, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1920-1924. Department chairman economics and business administration College of Puget Sound, 1926-1954, emeritus, since 1954.

      Head economics and business administration Campbell College, Buie’s Creek, North Carolina, 1962-1963. Chairman Washington State Public Assistance Committee, 1950-1951. Member Tacoma Freeholder Committee to write new city charter, 1952.

      Sponsor regional high school forensic tournament annually since 1934. Active participant in state, regional and nat. forensic orgns. and activities. Technology advisory Social Security Administration, Pierce Company, Washington, 1938-1940.

      Wage stablzn. director War Labor Board, Alaska, 1943-1945. Tacoma city councilman, 1953-1956, vice mayor, since 1956. Chairman Washington State Urban Renewal Committee, 1956-1957.

      Member National Council Pi Kappa Delta, since 1955. Adviser National Conference American Small Business Orgns., since 1955.

    Works

    • Author research reports in economics and social leadership, also articles trade mags. Co-editor: An Introduction to Modern Economics, 1951.

    Membership

    Served as First lieutenant Field Artillery, United States Army, 1917-1919. Member Academy Political and Social Science, American Management Association, Northwest Personnel Mgrs. Association, Pi Gamma Mu, Pi Kappa Delta (charter.

    Connections

    • Married Sarah Ruth Batey, May 19, 1920.
    • father: George Washington Battin
    • mother: Mary Evelyn (Lare) Battin
    • spouse: Sarah Ruth Batey
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    Born December 9, 1887
    Died February 10, 1964
    (aged 76)
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