logo logo

Nahum Isaac Stone

Nahum Isaac Stone, Russian economist, statistician. Fellow American Statistical Association; member American Economics Association, American Association Social Security. Society for Advancement Management (life), National Child Labor Committee, National Conference on Distribution, Chamber of Commerce of the United States.

Background

  • Stone, Nahum Isaac was born on July 29, 1873 in Odessa, Russia. Son of Isaac Elihu and Rose (Leviash) Stone.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Gymnasium of Odessa, 1891. Came to the United States, 1891. Studied Armour Institute Technology, Chicago, 1893-1896.

      A.M., Columbia, 1901, Doctor of Philosophy., 1915.

    Career

    • May 1922); children—Maysie, Lawrence Joseph. Statistician, Bureau Economics Research, 1899-1900. Editor, department countries and cities, New International Encyclopedia, 1900-1901.

      Economist New York&New Jersey Real Estate Company, 1902-1903. Tariff expert, Department Commerce, 1904-1909. Commercial attache, United States delegation Pan-American Congress, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1906.

      Member United States Tariff Commission sent by Department State to Berlin to negotiate a commercial agreement between Germany and United States, 1906-1907. Chief economist United States Tariff Board, 1909-1912. Chief statistician Wage Scale Board, Dress and Waist Industry, New York, 1913-1914.

      Consultant economist, 1914-1916, 26—. Institute for Government Research, Washington, 1917. Chief cost studies section, clothing, equipment division, Office of Question Manager General of the Army, 1917-1918.

      Member commission on labor, Council National Defense World War I. Labor manager, 1919-1922, general manager 1923-1925, Hickey-Freeman Company, Rochester, New York. Consultant economist United States bureau of Census, 1943-1946.

      Economist War Production Board, World World War World War II Administration member several Code Authorities under NRA, 1933-1935. Arbitrator labor disputes National War Labor Board, 1942-1943, board directors, Chairman of the Board, National Bureau Economics Research.

    Works

    • Author: One Man’s Crusade for an Honest Tariff. Wages and Regularity of Employment in the Dress Industry. Productivity of Labor in the Cotton Garment Industry.

      Articles, monographs, reports on economics and other subjects in mags. and science publications and government reports.

    Membership

    Fellow American Statistical Association. Member American Economics Association, American Association Social Security. Society for Advancement Management (life), National Child Labor Committee, National Conference on Distribution, Chamber of Commerce of the United States.

    Clubs: Cosmos (Washington).

    Connections

    • Married Esther Bertha Levinson, November 2, 1898 (deceased. Children: Maysie, Lawrence Joseph.
    • father: Isaac Elihu Stone
    • mother: Rose (Leviash) Stone
    • spouse: Esther Bertha Levinson
    • children: Maysie Stone
    • Lawrence Joseph Stone
    See on larger map
    Born July 29, 1873
    Died October 24, 1966
    (aged 93)
    Nationality
    Ethnicity: