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John Roscoe Turner

John Roscoe Turner, American economist. Member American Economics Association Beta Kappa. Delaware to National Republican Committee, 1932. Methodist; Club: Southern.

Background

  • Turner, John Roscoe was born on February 13, 1882 in Matville, West Virginia, United States. Son of William and Martha Dolliver (Hinchman) Turner.

  • Education

    • Student West Virginia Conference Seminary, 1897. Bachelor of Science, Ohio Northern U., Ada, O., 1901, Master of Science, 1903. Doctor of Philosophy., Princeton University, 1913.

      Doctor of Laws, W. Virginia University, 1928, U. Southern California, 1933.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Elizabeth. Instructor history, St. Joseph (Louisiana) High School, 1903-1904. Assistant principal Willie Hassell College, Vinita, I.T., 1904-1905.

      Principal Sandy Valley (Kentucky) Seminary, 1905-1908. Instructor and lecturer, Cornell Univercity, 1908-1912. Fellow in economics, Princeton, 1912-1913.

      Assistant professor economics. Cornell Univercity, 1913-1916. Professor economics, 1916-1928, head of department, 1920-1923, and dean Washington Square College, New York University, 1917-1928.

      President West Virginia University, 1928-1935. Dean of men, College City, New York City, 1935-1942, professor economics, 1942-1944. Economics expert for Alexnader Hamilton Institute, since 1944.

      Chief economist and chairman advisory board United States Tariff Commission, 1923-1924.

    Works

    • Author: Ricardian Rent in American Economics. Introduction to Economics. Economics—The Science of Business.

    Membership

    Member American Economics Association Beta Kappa. Delaware to National Republican Committee, 1932. Methodist; Club: Southern.

    Connections

    • Married Effie Eleanor Vertner, August 23, 1905.
    • father: William Turner
    • mother: Martha Dolliver (Hinchman) Turner
    • spouse: Effie Eleanor Vertner
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    Born February 13, 1882
    Died March 25, 1960
    (aged 78)
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