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Orval Bennett

Orval Bennett, American economist. Served as economist and price specialist St. Louis-Dallas District, O.P.A., 1945; Fellow Royal Economics Society of London, Brookings Institution, Washington. Non-Partisan in politics.

Background

  • Bennett, Orval was born on August 4, 1887 in Chrisney, Indiana, United States. Son of John Stephen and Matilda (Baker) Bennett.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Central Normal College, Danville, 1910, Bachelor of Arts, 1911, Bachelor of Laws, 1911. Bachelor of Arts, Indiana State University, 1915, American, 1917. Graduate study, University of Illinois, 1920, Harvard, 1921.

      Master of Laws, St. Louis University, 1922, Juris Doctor, 1923. Doctor of Philosophy., Brookings Institution, 1924.

    Career

    • Admitted to Indiana bar. 1911, and practiced in Danville, 1910-1911. Instructor in economics University of Illinois, 1920.

      Professor of economics, Washington University, St. Louis, since 1947. Research economist with Federal Trade Commission, Washington, 1923-1924.

    Works

    • Author: Student Manual in Business Law, 1940. Public Finance (with Lippincott), 1949. Dumping et Concurrence Deloyal, Revenue Economique International, for August, 1938.

      Contributor to Dictionary of America Biography.

    Politics

    When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.

    Religion

    The teaching of the Bible is a key in understanding the way by which a person obtains salvation.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Every individual should try to be open to others and willing to be changed. Therefore, community members should meet regularly in order to open their hearts, share their knowledge, thoughts and experience.

    Membership

    Served as economist and price specialist St. Louis-Dallas District, O.P.A., 1945. Fellow Royal Economics Society of London, Brookings Institution, Washington. Non-Partisan in politics.

    Connections

    • Married Mae Estella Tate, August 13, 1916.
    • father: John Stephen Bennett
    • mother: Matilda (Baker) Bennett
    • spouse: Mae Estella Tate
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    Born August 4, 1887
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