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Paul D. Converse

Paul D. Converse, American economist, professor. Award established in his name, American Marketing Assn. member of faculty University of Illinois 1924 from, professor marketing, department head.; Member American Marketing Association (past president). Paul D. Converse Award established in his name, American Marketing Association, 1946.

Background

  • Converse, Paul D. was born on March 8, 1889 in Morristown, Tennessee, United States. Son of Review James B. and Almeda (Dulaney) Converse.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, 1913, Master of Arts, 1914. Doctor of Laws, 1944.

    Career

    • Former member of faculty Washington and Lee University, University Pittsburgh. Member of faculty University of Illinois 1924 from, professor marketing, department head.

    Works

    • Author: Marketing Methods and Policies, 1921. Selling Policies, 1927. Elements of Marketing 1930.

      Essentials of Distribution, 1936. Introduction to Marketing (with F. M. Jones), 1948. And others, also monographs.

      Contributor various publications.

    Membership

    Member of faculty University of Illinois 1924 from, professor marketing, department head. Member American Marketing Association (past president). Paul D. Converse Award established in his name, American Marketing Association, 1946.

    Connections

    • Married Gertrude Graver, July 3, 1918. Children: Paul Lee, Louise Dulaney.
    • father: Review James B. Converse
    • mother: Almeda (Dulaney) Converse
    • spouse: Gertrude Graver
    • children: Paul Lee Converse
    • Louise Dulaney Converse
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    Nationality

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