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George Talmage Starnes

George Talmage Starnes, American economist. Served in the United States Army, May 1918-September 1919; Member American Economics Association Beta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma, Tau Kappa Alpha, Alpha Kappa Psi, Delta Sigma Phi.; Mason.; Club: Colonnade.

Background

  • Starnes, George Talmage was born on May 31, 1895 in Verdi, Scott County, Virginia, United States. Son of Peter Johnson and Martha Jane (Morris) Starnes.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Emory and Henry College, 1917. Master of Arts, University of Virginia, 1924, Doctor of Philosophy., 1925. Master of Arts, Harvard, 1925.

    Career

    • 1 son, William Thurman. Principal high school, Pungoteague, Virginia, 1920-1921. With University of Virginia since 1922, instructor department economics until 1924, assistant professor, 1925-1928, associate professor, 1928-1940.

      Professor since 1940.

    Works

    • Author: Labor in the Industrial South (with Abraham Berglund and Frank T. de Vyver), 1930. Sixty Years of Branch Banking in Virginia, 1931. Some Phases of Labor Relations in Virginia (with John E. Hamm), 1934.

      A Survey of the Methods for the Promotion of Industrial Peace (with J. M. McCutcheon and J. M. Stepp), 1939. The Labor Supply of Two Rural Industries (with Wilkins and Wisman), 1951.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Served in the United States Army, May 1918-September 1919. Member American Economics Association Beta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma, Tau Kappa Alpha, Alpha Kappa Psi, Delta Sigma Phi. Mason.; Club: Colonnade.

    Connections

    • Married Miriam Maude Thurman, September 15, 1923.
    • father: Peter Johnson Starnes
    • mother: Martha Jane (Morris) Starnes
    • spouse: Miriam Maude Thurman
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    Born March 31, 1895
    Died July 6, 1955
    (aged 60)
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