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Arthur Latham Perry

Arthur Latham Perry, American economist, historian.


  • 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.


    • 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.


    • 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.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    • 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)