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Max West

Max West, American economist.

Background

  • West, Max was born on November 11, 1870 in St. Cloud, Minnesota, United States. Son of Captain J. E. West.

  • Education

    • Graduate University of Minnesota, 1890. A.M., 1892, Doctor of Philosophy., 1893, Columbia. Honorary fellow in political economy, 1893-1894, and docent in sociology, 1894-1895, University of Chicago.

      Resident Hull House, 1893, University of Chicago Settlement, 1894, Chicago Commons, 1895.

    Career

    • Reporter Chicago Herald, 1894, during R.R. strike. Editorial writer Chicago Record, 1895. Lecturer Columbia, 1895-1896 and 1902.

      Served in Division Statistics, United States Department of Agriculture, 1896-1900. Expert agent United States Industrial Commission, 1900-1902, associate professor economics, Columbian U., 1900-1902. Secretary Civic Center, Washington, 1900-1902 and since 1905.

      Assistant registrar Tenement House Department, New York, 1902. Secretary National Conference on Comparative Legislation, Washington, 1902. Chief bureau of Internal Revenue, Treasury Department of Puerto Rico, 1903-1904.

      Special agent and special examiner, bureau of Corps., Department of Commerce and Labor, 1904. Author: The Inheritance Tax, 1893, 1907. Principles of Taxation, 1907.

      Also many contributions on taxation and subjects in sociology, constitutional law public affairs to various journals. Home: Washington, Distric.

    Works

    • Author: The Inheritance Tax, 1893, 1907. Principles of Taxation, 1907. Also many contributions on taxation and subjects in sociology, constitutional law public affairs to various journals.

    Connections

    • Married October 6, 1894.
    • father: Captain J. E. West. West
    • spouse: October 6
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    Born November 11, 1870
    Died 1909
    (aged 38)
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