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Edwin Francis Gay

Edwin Francis Gay, American economist.

Background

  • Gay, Edwin Francis was born on October 27, 1867 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Aaron F. and Mary L. (Loud) Gay.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1890. Doctor of Philisophy, University of Berlin, 1902. Doctor of Laws, Harvard, 1918, University of Michigan, 1920, Northwestern, 1927, Tulane, 1935, Occidental, 1940.

      Doctor of Letters, Manchester U., England, 1933.

    Career

    • Instructor, 1902-1903. Assistant professor., 1903-1906, professor economics, 1906-1919, dean Graduate School of Business Administration, 1908-1919, professor economic history, 1924-1936, Harvard. Member research staff Huntington Library, San Marino, California, since 1936, chairman since 1941.

      Director Council on Foreign Relations, New York City. President New York Evening Post, 1920-1923.

    Membership

    Member research staff Huntington Library, San Marino, California, since 1936, chairman since 1941. Director Council on Foreign Relations, New York City. President New York Evening Post, 1920-1923.

    Member Commercial Economy Board Council National Defense, 1917-1918. Member War Trade Board, February 1918-June 1919. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science (Boston), American Economics Association, American Statistical Association, American History Association, Royal Economics Society (England).

    Club: Century (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Louise Fitz Randolph, 1892. Children: Edward Randolph, Margaret Randolph.
    • father: Aaron F. Gay
    • mother: Mary L. (Loud) Gay
    • spouse: Louise Fitz Randolph
    • children: Edward Randolph Gay
    • Margaret Randolph Gay
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    Born October 27, 1867
    Died February 8, 1946
    (aged 78)
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