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Robert Franz Foerster

Robert Franz Foerster, American economist. member special committee of Boston Chamber Commerce on Social Insurance, 1916-1917; member American Management Association Committee on Personnel Administration, since 1925.

Background

  • Foerster, Robert Franz was born on July 8, 1883 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Adolph Martin and Henrietta Margaret (Reineman) Foerster.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1905 as of 1906, Doctor of Philosophy., 1909, studied Harvard, Berlin and Paris.

    Career

    • Theobald Smith, of Boston, June 5, 1916. Children—Lilian Egleston, Margaret Dorothea. Instructor, 1909-1913, assistant professor social ethics, 1913-1921, Harvard.

      Professor economics and director industrial relations section, Princeton, 1922-1926. Director Social Research Council, Boston, 1911-1913. Chairman commission on support of dependent children of widows, Massachusetts, 1912.

      Member special committee of Boston Chamber Commerce on Social Insurance, 1916-1917. Member American Management Association Committee on Personnel Administration, since 1925. Author: The Italian Emigration of Our Times, 1919.

      Also (report to Secretary of Labor) The Racial Problems Involved in Immigration from Latin America and the West Indies to the United States, 1925. Employee Stock Ownership in the United States (in collaboration), 1926. Home: Princeton, New Jersey.

    Works

    • Author: The Italian Emigration of Our Times, 1919. Also (report to Secretary of Labor) The Racial Problems Involved in Immigration from Latin America and the West Indies to the United States, 1925. Employee Stock Ownership in the United States (in collaboration), 1926.

    Membership

    Member special committee of Boston Chamber Commerce on Social Insurance, 1916-1917. Member American Management Association Committee on Personnel Administration, since 1925.

    Connections

    • Married Lilian Hillyer, d. Children: Lilian Egleston, Margaret Dorothea.
    • father: Adolph Martin Foerster
    • mother: Henrietta Margaret (Reineman) Foerster
    • spouse: Lilian Hillyer
    • children: Lilian Egleston Foerster
    • Margaret Dorothea Foerster
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    Died July 29, 1941
    (aged 58)
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