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Ralph Evans Freeman

Ralph Evans Freeman, Canadian economist. Served as Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery, 1916-1918, Rhodes Scholar.; Member American Academy Arts and Sciences, American Economics Association, Delta Upsilon.

Background

  • Freeman, Ralph Evans was born on July 23, 1894 in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Son of John Doliver and Clara Belle (Dakin) Freeman.

  • Education

    • Student Wyggeston School, Leicester, England, 1907-1911. Bachelor of Arts, McMaster U., Canada, 1913, Master of Arts, 1914. Postgraduate University of Chicago, 1914-1916.

      Bachelor of Letters, Balliol College, Oxford, 1921. Came to the United States, 1929, naturalized, 1940.

    Career

    • Professor of economics at the University of Western Ontario, 1923-1929. With the Otis and Company Investment Bank, 1929-1931. Professor economics Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1932-1967, head department economics and social science, 1932-1958.

      Staff economist United Business Service, Boston, 1943-1965.

    Works

    • Author: Economics for Canadians. Postwar Economic Trends in the Chestnut Hill Master of Arts.

    Membership

    Served as Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery, 1916-1918, Rhodes Scholar. Member American Academy Arts and Sciences, American Economics Association, Delta Upsilon.

    Connections

    • Married Iline Gertrude Rose, September 10, 1924 (deceased).
    • father: John Doliver Freeman
    • mother: Clara Belle (Dakin) Freeman
    • spouse: Iline Gertrude Rose
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    Born July 23, 1894
    Died March 12, 1967
    (aged 72)
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