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Thomas Bruce Robb

Thomas Bruce Robb, American economist. Awarded Hart, Schaffner & Marx Economic (2d) prize, 1919. Member American Economics Association, Alpha Kappa Psi.

Background

  • Robb, Thomas Bruce was born on January 31, 1885 in Assaria, Kansas, United States. Son of Thomas and Charlotte (Seanor) Robb.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Park College, 1912. Master of Arts, Yale, 1914, Doctor of Philosophy, 1919.

    Career

    • Instructor in economics, U. Oklahoma, 1915-1916, assistant professor, 1917-1921, acting director School of Public and Private Business, 1917-1919. Educational director American Institute Banking in Oklahoma, 1918-1921. Associate professor in economics, U. Missouri, 1921-1924.

      Associate professor statistics and business research, U. Nebraska, 1924-1925, professor 1925-1937, department chairman business research, 1927-1937. Director research Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, 1937-1950. Head department of social sciences William Jewell College, 1950-1955.

      Visiting professor economics business administration, Park College, 1956-1957. Trustee, Park College, 1939-1949.

    Works

    • Author: The Guaranty of Bank Deposits, 1921. Awarded Hart, Schaffner & Marx Economic (2d) prize, 1919. Also bulletins on business research, etc.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member American Economics Association, Alpha Kappa Psi.

    Connections

    • Married Sarah Lillian Spence, June 5, 1918 (deceased). Children: Bruce, George Seanor.
    • father: Thomas Robb
    • mother: Charlotte (Seanor) Robb
    • spouse: Sarah Lillian Spence
    • children: Bruce Robb
    • George Seanor Robb
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    Born January 31, 1885
    Died October 30, 1966
    (aged 81)
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