Party affiliation: Democrat
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.
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.