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Charles Gordon Siefkin

Charles Gordon Siefkin, American college dean, economist. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946; Member American Economics Association, Southern Economics Association (Vice-President 1948-1949), Royal Economics Society, National Tax Association, Controllers Institute American, American Finance Association, Beta Gamma Sigma, Omicron Delta Kappa, Order of Artus, Alpha Kappa Psi, Sigma Nu, Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Kappa Alpha.

Background

  • Siefkin, Charles Gordon was born on January 6, 1908 in Rolfe, Iowa, United States. Son of Charles Wesley and Hortense (Ratcliffe) Siefkin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, State University Iowa, 1929. Bachelor of Arts, Oxford (Rhodes scholar), 1938, Master of Arts, 1945. Master of Arts, Princeton (General Education Board fellow) 1945.

      Student Heidelberg U., summer 1931.

    Career

    • Associate professor political science Southwestern College, Memphis, 1933-1936, assistant to president, director public relations and evening division, 1938-1942. Department chairman economics Shrivenham American U., 1945-1946. Professor economics Emory University, Georgia, since 1946.

      Dean school business administration since 1948.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member American Economics Association, Southern Economics Association (Vice-President 1948-1949), Royal Economics Society, National Tax Association, Controllers Institute American, American Finance Association, Beta Gamma Sigma, Omicron Delta Kappa, Order of Artus, Alpha Kappa Psi, Sigma Nu, Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Kappa Alpha.

    Connections

    • Married Roberta Orcutt, August 5, 1940.
    • father: Charles Wesley Siefkin
    • mother: Hortense (Ratcliffe) Siefkin
    • spouse: Roberta Orcutt
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    Born January 6, 1908
    Died October 31, 1960
    (aged 52)
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