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Harry Jerome

Harry Jerome, American economist.


  • Jerome, Harry was born on March 7, 1886 in Bloomington, Illinois, United States. Son of Moses and Sarah Amanda (Brakey) Jerome.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Omaha, 1912. Master of Arts, University of Wisconsin, 1915, Doctor of Philosophy., 1918.


    • Adopted children—Richard Francis, Margaret Lois. Instructor history and economics, University of Omaha, 1912-1914. Assistant in economics, University of Wisconsin, 1914-1915.

      Instructor, 1915-1919, assistant professor, 1920-1923, associate professor, 1925-1926, professor, since 1926, department chairman, 1931-1936. District assessor of incomes, Wisconsin Tax Commission, 1919-1920. Director productivity survey National Research Project, 1936-1937.

      Director National bureau of Economics Research.


    • Author: Statistical Method, 1924. Migration and Business Cycles, 1926. Mechanization in Industry, 1934.


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    • Married Gladys Walker Solomon, August 12, 1913.
    • father: Moses Jerome
    • mother: Sarah Amanda (Brakey) Jerome
    • spouse: Gladys Walker Solomon
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    Died September 11, 1938
    (aged 52)