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Edward Campion Acheson

Edward Campion Acheson, American economist, financial adviser. Decorated Knight Grand Cross, Order Falcon (Iceland). Member Society Investment Analysts, American Economics Association, Artus, Chi Psi, Pi Gamma Mu, Delta Phi Epsilon.

Background

  • Acheson, Edward Campion was born on September 15, 1902 in Middletown, Connecticut, United States. Son of Edward Campion and Eleanor (Gooderham) Acheson.

  • Education

    • Student Phillips Academy, Andover, 1918-1920. Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1924. Doctor of Philosophy., London School Economics, London U., 1936.

    Career

    • Newspaper reporter, foreign correspondent, novelist and short-story writer, 1924-1936. Economics adviser on reciprocal aid, Lend Lease Administration, 1943. Technical financial adviser to commanding general, China, Burma, India, 1944.

      Chief, division economics intelligence, European Theatre of Operations for Office of Strategic Services, 1945. Special representative of President United States to explore food potential of North Europe, 1947. Associate Professor finance, George Washington University, 1936-1960.

      Financial adviser since 1960.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Society Investment Analysts, American Economics Association, Artus, Chi Psi, Pi Gamma Mu, Delta Phi Epsilon.

    Connections

    • Married Elisabeth Murrell, December 12, 1929.
    • father: Edward Campion Acheson
    • mother: Eleanor (Gooderham) Acheson
    • spouse: Elisabeth Murrell
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    Born September 15, 1902
    Died September 29, 1966
    (aged 64)
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