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Leo Cyril Brown

Leo Cyril Brown, American clergyman, economist, educator. Member National Academy Arbitrators (national president 1960), American, Catholic (president 1949) economics associations.

Background

  • Brown, Leo Cyril was born on April 28, 1900 in Stanberry, Missouri, United States. Son of Edward P. and Mary (Wallace) Brown.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, St. Saint Louis University, 1926, A.M., 1928, Licentiate of Sacred Theology, 1935. A.M., Harvard, 1938, Doctor of Philosophy., 1940. Doctor of Laws (honoris causa), Loyola University, Chicago, 1970.

      Entered Jesuit Order, 1921. Priest, Roman Catholic Church, 1934. Wertheim fellow Harvard, summer, 1940.

      Instructor economics Regis College, Denver, 1940-1941. Assistant in economics St. Saint Louis University, 1930-1935, instructor 1942-1943, assistant professor, 1943-1945, associate professor, 1945-1949, professor economics, from 1949, director labor school, 1942-1947, acting regent school law, 1948-1949, director Institute Social Order, 1947-1962. Research associate Cambridge (Massachusetts) Center of Social Studies, 1965-1968.

      Arbitrator and permanent umpire labor agreements, from 1942. Public member War Labor Board VII, 1943-1945. Public member WSB VII, 1945, IX, 1951-1952.

      Member Atomic Energy Labor-Management Relations Panel, 1953-1968, chairman of panel, from 1968. Trustee St. Saint Louis University, 1949, 54, 56-64, council regents, deans, 1944-1963. Trustee Marquette U.

    Career

    • Assistant in economics St. Saint Louis University, 1930-1935, instructor 1942-1943, assistant professor, 1943-1945, asso. Public mem; president 1960), American, Cath. Editor social sci.

    Works

    • Author: Union Policies in the Leather Industry, 1947. Impact of New Labor Law on Union-Management Relations, 1948. Editor social science area Catholic Encyclopedia, 1963-1965.

      Subject of book: (Gladys W. Groenberg) Labor Peacemaker: The Life and Works of Father Leo C. Brown, Society of Jesus (Jesuit), 1981.

    Membership

    Member National Academy Arbitrators (national president 1960), American, Catholic (president 1949) economics associations.

    Connections

    • father: Edward P. Brown
    • mother: Mary (Wallace) Brown
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    Died March 3, 1978
    (aged 77)
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