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John Edwin Brindley

John Edwin Brindley, American economist. Member faculty Iowa State College Agriculture and Mechanic Arts from 1907, professor economics science, from 1916. Secretary Iowa Special Tax Communications, 1912; Member American Economics Association, National Tax Association, Royal Economics Society, Phi Beta Kappa. Congregationalist.

Background

  • Brindley, John Edwin was born on March 31, 1878 in Boscobel, Wisconsin, United States. Son of William and Jane (Brindley) Brindley.

  • Education

    • B.L., University of Wisconsin, 1902, Master of Arts, 1906. Doctor of Philosophy., State University of Iowa, 1911.

    Career

    • Member faculty Iowa State College Agriculture and Mechanic Arts from 1907, professor economics science, from 1916. Secretary Iowa Special Tax Communications, 1912. Tax expert for Iowa Code Commission in rearranging, codifying and revising laws of the state, 1919.

      Tax expert Joint Legislative Tax Commission, 1923, adviser same from 1929. Director of research of Oklahoma Tax Economy Association, 1932. Prepared survey of state finance and preliminary survey of county finance of Oklahoma.

      Director research for Iowa Board Assessment and Review, from 1934.

    Works

    • Author: History of Taxation in Iowa (2 vols.), 1911. History of Road Legislation in Iowa, 1912. Highway Administration and Finance (with T.R. Agg), 1927.

      Also contributor to economic journals.

    Membership

    Member faculty Iowa State College Agriculture and Mechanic Arts from 1907, professor economics science, from 1916. Secretary Iowa Special Tax Communications, 1912. Member American Economics Association, National Tax Association, Royal Economics Society, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Congregationalist.

    Connections

    • Married Mabel Iverson, June 25, 1908. Children: Mary Elizabeth, Edward Charles, John Arthur (deceased).
    • father: William Brindley
    • mother: Jane (Brindley) Brindley
    • spouse: Mabel Iverson
    • children: Mary Elizabeth Brindley
    • Edward Charles Brindley
    • John Arthur Brindley (deceased)
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