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Jesse Squibb Robinson

Jesse Squibb Robinson, American economist. Fellow Royal Economics Society (Great Britain); member American Economics Association, Midwest Economics Association (president 1942-1946), National Economics League (member of national council), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Gamma Delta, Pi Gamma Mu, Omicron Delta Gamma.; Mason.; Club: Cosmos (Washington).

Background

  • Robinson, Jesse Squibb was born on February 2, 1889 in Boston, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of George and Annie (Divens) Robinson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Allegheny College, 1911. Doctor of Philisophy, Johns Hopkins, 1917. Studied London School Economics and Oxford, 1926-1927.

      Doctor of Humane Letters, Allegheny College, 1927.

    Career

    • ; married second, Freda Dungay, September 1, 1967. Principal schools, Easton, Maine, 1911-1913. Professor of history, Summer School Allegheny College, 1912.

      Instructor economics Vanderbilt, 1917-1918. On leave of absence as associate director education, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, and director education, Camp Sheridan, Alabama, 1917-1918. Expert Federal Board Vocational Education, Washington, 1918-1919.

      Professor economics and business administration Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa, 1919-1920. Professor economics Carleton College, 1920-1953. Professor economics Whittier College, from 1953, department chairman economics and business administration, 1953-1961, chairman div. social science, 1954-1955.

      Professor economics University of California, summer 1926. Visiting professor economics London School Economics, spring 1934. Visiting professor economics Rollins College, 1952-1953.

      Examiner United States Civil Service Commission, 1942-1946. United States representative Methodist Conference, Leicester, England, 1934. Panel member public disputes div.

      National War Labor Board, 1943-1946.

    Works

    • Author: The Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel and Tin Workers, 1920. (with others) Camp Reader for American Soldiers, 1918. Essentials of Economic Theory as Applied to Modern Problems of Accounting, 1932.

      Co-author: Principles of Marketing, 1961. Associate editor Economics of Education.

    Politics

    When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.

    Religion

    Through Covenant each individual accepts the relationship with God. It is not about acquiring a relationship with God, but living within the loving relationship that God has already offered.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    People are called to love God not only with their hearts, but also with their minds. All things should be considered through the light of reason. In order to do that, it is necessary to become aware of different points of view and be able to develop critical thinking in relation to any political or social problem.

    Membership

    Fellow Royal Economics Society (Great Britain). Member American Economics Association, Midwest Economics Association (president 1942-1946), National Economics League (member of national council), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Gamma Delta, Pi Gamma Mu, Omicron Delta Gamma. Mason.; Club: Cosmos (Washington).

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Metcalf, October 16, 1917 (deceased.; married second, Freda Dungay, September 1, 1967.
    • father: George Robinson
    • mother: Annie (Divens) Robinson
    • spouses: Elizabeth Metcalf
    • Freda Dungay
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    Born February 2, 1889
    Died April 11, 1976
    (aged 87)
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