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Louis Dwight Harvell Weld

Louis Dwight Harvell Weld, American economist. Member American Economic Association Beta Kappa, Theta Delta Chi.


  • Weld, Louis Dwight Harvell was born on April 18, 1882 in Hyde Park, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Stuart E. and Anna (Harvell) Weld.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Bowdoin, 1905. Master of Arts, University of Illinois, 1907. Doctor of Philosophy., Columbia, 1908.


    • Instructor in economics, University of Washington, 1908-1909, University of Pennsylvania, 1909-1910, special aft. United States Census Bureau, 1910-1912. Assistant professor and chief of Division Agricultural Economics, University of Minnesota, 1912-1915.

      Professor business administration, Sheffield Scientific School (Yale), 1915-1917. Manager commercial research department, Swift & Company, packers, Chicago, since 1917.


    • Author: Private Freight Cars and American Railways (thesis), 1908. Marketing of Farm Products, 1916.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Unitarian


    Member American Economic Association Beta Kappa, Theta Delta Chi.


    • Married Barbara Applegate, of New York City, December 23, 1909. Children: Dwight, Theodore Dwight.
    • father: Stuart E. Weld
    • mother: Anna (Harvell) Weld
    • spouse: Barbara Applegate
    • children: Dwight Weld
    • Theodore Dwight Weld
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