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Carson Samuel Duncan

Carson Samuel Duncan, American economist. Member American Economics Association, American Statistical Assn, Phi Beta Kappa.; Club: Cosmos.


  • Duncan, Carson Samuel was born on August 25, 1879 in Crawford County, Illinois, United States. Son of John Calvin and Sarah Jane (Martin) Duncan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Wabash College, 1901. A.M., Columbia, 1905. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1913.


    • Professor English, Ohio State University, 1906-1914. Assistant professor marketing University of Chicago, 1915-1918. Statistical expert American Shipping Mission, London, England., 1918-1919, United States Shipping Board, 1918-1919.

      At Peace Conference, Paris, 1919. Chief investigator, National Industrial Conference Board, 1919-1921. Director bureau of Research, Southern Wholesale Grocers’ Association, 1921-1922.

      Economist, Association American R.Rs., 1922.


    • Author: Argumentation (with other), 1910. Commercial Reearch, 1919. Marketing—Its Problems and Methods, 1920.

      A National Transportation Policy, 1936. Retired, 1949.


    Denomination: Presbyn


    Member American Economics Association, American Statistical Assn, Phi Beta Kappa. Club: Cosmos.


    • Married Beatrice H. Sheets, August 29, 1915. Children: Hugh Scott, Roderick Martin.
    • father: John Calvin Duncan
    • mother: Sarah Jane (Martin) Duncan
    • spouse: Beatrice H. Sheets
    • children: Hugh Scott Duncan
    • Roderick Martin Duncan
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    Born August 25, 1879
    Died October 1, 1958
    (aged 79)