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Emile Despres

Emile Despres, American economist.

Background

  • Despres, Emile was born on September 21, 1909 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Emile and Irma Helen (Rosenthal) Despres.

  • Education

    • Student Riverdale (New York) Country School, 1922-1925. Bachelor of Science, Harvard, 1930, resident consultant Graduate School Public Administration, 1937-1938. Doctor of Humane Letters, Williams College, 1970.

    Career

    • Special foreign exchange analyst Federal Reserve Bank., New York City, 1930-1937, Held foreign research div., 1938-1939. Economics adviser to Chairman of the Board Governors Federal Reserve System, Washington, 1939-1941. Member board analysts, director economics divisions, alternate member joint intelligence staff United States Joint Chiefs Staff, O.S.S., 1941-1944.

      Adviser on German economics affairs Department State, 1944-1945. Member of faculty Williams College, 1946-1961, professor economics, department chairman 1950-1961. Professor economics, Stanford, 1961-1973.

      Visiting research professor Brookings Institution, 1967-1968.

    Membership

    Member board analysts, director economics divisions, alternate. Member of faculty Williams College, 1946-1961, professor economics, department chairman 1950-1961. Member financial advisory mission Chinese National Government, 1941.

    Member American delegate to Potsdam Conference, 1945, office program review E.C.A., Paris, summer 1948. Member Council Foreign Relations, American Economics Association. Club: Century Association.

    Connections

    • Married Joanna Hitt Eakin, December 22, 1939. Children: Lani (Mistress.
    • father: Emile Despres
    • mother: Irma Helen (Rosenthal) Despres
    • spouse: Joanna Hitt Eakin
    • child: Lani (Mrs Despres
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    Born September 21, 1909
    Died April, 1973
    (aged 63)
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