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Pearce Clement Kelley

Pearce Clement Kelley, American economist, educator. Served as private Eighth Aero Squadron, American Expeditionary Force, 1917-1918.; Member American Marketing Association, American Economics Association, American Management Association, National Council Small Business Management Development, American National Red Cross, Beta Gamma Sigma, Omicron Delta Gamma, Chi Psi.

Background

  • Kelley, Pearce Clement was born on October 13, 1895 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Pearce Clement and Catherine (Morrisey) Kelley.

  • Education

    • Student University of Michigan, 1913-1915. Bachelor of Arts, University of California at Berkeley, 1922, Master of Arts, 1924, Doctor of Philosophy., 1930.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Kathleen Isabel. Instructor business administration University of California, 1930-1931. Teaching fellow, 1927-1930.

      Assistant professor of University of Utah, 1931-1932. Head marketing department University of Arkansas, 1932-1948. Associate professor of University of Mississippi, 1948-1950.

      Professor marketing University of Oklahoma 1950-1965, professor emeritus of marketing, 1965-1968, acting chairman marketing department, summer 1951. Guest instructor summer school University of Florida, 1939, Arkansas Teachers College, 1940, research bureau for retail training University of Pittsburgh, 1944. Member panel Institute Small Business Education, University of Michigan, 1950.

      Arkansas state coordinator distributive education and research consultant, 1938-1942. District supervisor defense training, Arkansas, 1941-1942.

    Works

    • Author: How to Organize and Operate a Small Business, 1949. Cases in Small Business Management, 1952. Consumer Economics, 1952.

      What Every Business, Ranch and Income Property Buyer Should Know, 1956. Retailing: Basic Principles, 3d edition, 1957. Also textbooks
    • chapter in Handbook of Business Adminstration, 1931.

      Also articles and reviews in professional and business journals, bulletins.

    Membership

    Served as private Eighth Aero Squadron, American Expeditionary Force, 1917-1918. Member American Marketing Association, American Economics Association, American Management Association, National Council Small Business Management Development, American National Red Cross, Beta Gamma Sigma, Omicron Delta Gamma, Chi Psi.

    Connections

    • Married Helen Christine Nelson, July 28, 1935.
    • father: Pearce Clement Kelley
    • mother: Catherine (Morrisey) Kelley
    • spouse: Helen Christine Nelson
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    Born October 13, 1895
    Died June 27, 1968
    (aged 72)
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