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John Franklin Crowell

John Franklin Crowell, American economist.

Background

  • Crowell, John Franklin was born on November 1, 1857 in York, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Daniel and Sarah Ann Crowell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1883, Larned scholar in philosophy, 1885-1886. Doctor of Philosophy., Columbia, 1897. Student of University of Berlin, 1898.

      The Doctor of Letters, University of North Carolina, 1889. Doctor of Laws, Trinity College (now Duke U.), Durham, North Carolina, 1917.

    Career

    • Principal Schuylkill Seminary, Fredericksburg, Pennsylvania, 1883-1884 and 1886-1887. President Trinity College, North Carolina, 1887-1894. Head department economics and sociology, Smith College, Massachusetts, 1895-1897.

      Expert agent, United States Industrial Commission, and expert on Internal Commerce, bureau of Statistics, Treasury Department, 1900-1904. Educational director Intercontinental Correspondence U., Washington, 1904-1906. Editorial staff Wall St. Journal, New York, 1906-1915.

      Executive officer Chamber of Commerce of State New York, 1915-1917. Economist and financial statistician, Internal Revenue Office, Washington, 1918. Director World Market Institute of New York, since 1919.

      Retired 1921. Author: The True Function of the American College. A Program of Progress. Taxation in American Colonies.

      The Logical Process of Social Development. The Distribution of Farm Products in the United States. The Iron and Steel Trade of the United States.

      The Lumber Trade of the United States. Ship Building and the Shipping Policy of the United States, Internal Commerce of the United States, 1902. Report to War Department on Deepening Mississippi River, 1903.

      Trusts and Competition, 1915. Revised Work of Wall Street, 1920. Home: Washington, Distric.

    Works

    • Author: The True Function of the American College. A Program of Progress. Taxation in American Colonies.

      The Logical Process of Social Development. The Distribution of Farm Products in the United States. The Iron and Steel Trade of the United States.

      The Lumber Trade of the United States. Ship Building and the Shipping Policy of the United States, Internal Commerce of the United States, 1902. Report to War Department on Deepening Mississippi River, 1903.

      Trusts and Competition, 1915. Revised Work of Wall Street, 1920.

    Connections

    • Married Laura K. Getz, 1887 (died 1888). Married second, Carrie H. Pascoe, 1891.
    • father: Daniel Crowell
    • mother: Sarah Ann Crowell
    • spouses: Laura K. Getz
    • Carrie H. Pascoe
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    Born November 1, 1857
    Died August 6, 1931
    (aged 73)
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