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Arthur Latham Perry

Arthur Latham Perry, American economist, historian.

Background

  • Perry, Arthur Latham was born on February 27, 1830 in Lyme, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Review Baxter and Lydia Gray Perry.

  • Education

    • Graduate Williams College, 1852. Doctor of Laws, Union College, 1874. Doctor of Divinity, Doane College, Nebraska, 1883.

    Career

    • Professor history and political economy Williams College, 1853-1891. Professor emeritus, since 1891. Vice president Williamstown National Bank, 1884-1886.

      Principal occupation, since 1891. history writing.

    Works

    • Author: Political Economy. Introduction to Political Economy. Principles of Political Economy, 1891.

      Origins in Williamstown, 1894. Williamstown and Williams College, 1900. Many public addresses in behalf of free trade.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Connections

    • Married Mary Brown Smedley, August 1856.
    • father: Review Baxter
    • mother: Lydia Gray Perry
    • spouse: Mary Brown Smedley
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    Born February 27, 1830
    Died 1905
    (aged 74)
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