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Chester Whitney Wright

Chester Whitney Wright, American economist. Member American Economics Association, Economics History Association.

Background

  • Wright, Chester Whitney was born on May 27, 1879 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of James Edward and Julia Ann (Whitney) Wright.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1901, A.M., 1902, Doctor of Philosophy., 1906.

    Career

    • February 1962); children—Katharine Barton Wilson, Julia Whitney Bishop, Edward Barton. Instructor economics Cornell Univercity, 1906-1907. Instructor political economy University of Chicago, 1907-1910, assistant professor, 1910-1913, associate professor, 1913-1918, professor, 1918-1944, professor emeritus, since 1944.

    Works

    • Author: Wool-Growing and the Tariff, 1910. An Economic History of the United States, 1941. Joint Author: Outlines of Economics, 1910.

      Materials for the Study of Elementary Economics, 1913.

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian

    Membership

    Member American Economics Association, Economics History Association. Clubs: University, Quadrangle.

    Connections

    • Married Clara May Barton, November 24, 1917 (deceased. Children: Katharine Barton Wilson, Julia Whitney Bishop, Edward Barton.
    • father: James Edward Wright
    • mother: Julia Ann (Whitney) Wright
    • spouse: Clara May Barton
    • children: Katharine Barton Wilson Wright
    • Julia Whitney Bishop Wright
    • Edward Barton Wright
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    Died October 25, 1966
    (aged 87)
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