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Noel Gharrett Sargent

Noel Gharrett Sargent, American economist. Decorated French Legion of Honor; recipient Freedom Foundation award, 1950. Member of the United States Advisory Committee on Unemployment, 1930; member Conference National Orgns. (secretary 1944-1950); member Export Advisory Committee unites states department Commerce, 1946-1953; Member American Economics Association, Conference Business Economists, S.R., Lambda Chi Alpha (nat. Secretary 1926-1932.

Background

  • Sargent, Noel Gharrett was born on May 22, 1894 in Bellingham, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of John Herod and Carrie (Gharrett) Sargent.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Washington, 1915. A.M., University of Minnesota, 1916. Postgraduate University of Chicago 1916-1917 University of Minnesota, 1919-1920.

      Doctor of Laws, Whitman College, 1948.

    Career

    • Professor economics, St. Thomas College, St. Paul, 1917-1919. Instructor finance, University of Minnesota, Extension Division, 1917-1919. Acting editor American Economics, summer 1918.

      Lecturer Minneapolis American Committee and Minnesota Sound Government Association, 1919-1920. Chief economics N.A.M., 1920-1946, secretary, 1933-1955, honorary secretary representative to International Labor Organization Conference, San Francisco, June-July 1948, consultant 7th session Economics and Social Council, Geneva, 1948. Organizer and director Industrial Relations Department, 1920-1939.

      Acting chief Executive officer, 1932-1934, 1947-1948. Member advising committee on commercial activities in foreign services of State Department, 1945-1953.

    Works

    • Author articles employment relations, taxation, etc. Compiler (with John Scoville) of Fact and Fancy in T.N.E.C. Monographs, 1942. Organizer and contributor to 2 volunteer reference book The American Individual Enterprise System.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member of the United States Advisory Committee on Unemployment, 1930. Member Conference National Orgns. (secretary 1944-1950).

    Member Export Advisory Committee unites states department Commerce, 1946-1953. Member American Economics Association, Conference Business Economists, S.R., Lambda Chi Alpha (nat. Secretary 1926-1932.

    Connections

    • Married Margorie Dean Way, February 20, 1918. Children: John Norwood, Mary Jane (Mistress.
    • father: John Herod Sargent
    • mother: Carrie (Gharrett) Sargent
    • spouse: Margorie Dean Way
    • children: John Norwood Sargent
    • Mary Jane (Mrs Sargent
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    Born March 22, 1894
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