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Henry Roscoe Trumbower

Henry Roscoe Trumbower, American economist. Member American Economic Association Beta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma, Chi Phi, Artus.; Club: University.


  • Trumbower, Henry Roscoe was born on August 27, 1882 in Passer, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Aaron R. and Amelia (Koch) Trumbower.

  • Education

    • Graduate Bethlehem (Pennsylvania) Preparatory School, 1899. Bachelor of Arts, Lehigh University, 1903. Master of Arts, Princeton, 1908.

      Graduate study, Munich, Germany, 1909-1910. Doctor of Philosophy., University of Wisconsin, 1924.


    • One daughter, Josephine Allyn. Began as teacher, Pennington (New Jersey) Seminary, 1903-1907. Fellow in economics, University of Wisconsin, 1910-1911, assistant, 1911-1912, instructor, 1912-1915, assistant professor, 1915-1916, lecturer, 1916, 20.

      Member Wisconsin R.R. Commission, 1916-1923. Economist, Bureau Public Roads, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, District of Columbia, 1923-1926. Consultant economist, same bureau 1926-1952.

      Professor commerce and economics, University of Wisconsin, 1926-1952. Emeritus professor since 1952. Director placements, School of Commerce since 1930.

      Trustee and member Executive Committee Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company.


    • Contributor on highway finance and highway and railway transportation.


    Member American Economic Association Beta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma, Chi Phi, Artus. Club: University.


    • Married Josephine Allyn, June 10, 1916.
    • father: Aaron R. Trumbower
    • mother: Amelia (Koch) Trumbower
    • spouse: Josephine Allyn
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    Born August 27, 1882