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Paul Webbink

Paul Webbink, American economist. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Statistical Association, American Economics Association, Industrial Relations Research Association Beta Kappa.; Club: Cosmos (Washington).

Background

  • Webbink, Paul was born on September 12, 1903 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of George William and Sophie (Lindenmeyer) Webbink.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1925, graduate work, 1925-1926. Graduate work Robert Brookings Graduate School, 1926-1928.

    Career

    • Secretary bureau of Government University of Michigan, 1924-1926. Research assistant United States Senator LaFollette, 1927-1933. Also on staff Editorial Research Reports Inc., Washington, 1928-1932.

      Assistant statistician to assistant director research, statistics, finance Federal Emergency Relief Administration, 1933-1936, director research Committee Social Security, 1936-1943. Head Washington office Social Science Research Council, 1943-1948, vice president, 1948-1970. Consultant government war manpower agencies, 1941-1945.

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian

    Membership

    Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Statistical Association, American Economics Association, Industrial Relations Research Association Beta Kappa. Club: Cosmos (Washington).

    Connections

    • Married Gladys R. Friedman, April. Children: Jane Barbara, Douglas William.
    • father: George William Webbink
    • mother: Sophie (Lindenmeyer) Webbink
    • spouse: Gladys R. Friedman
    • children: Jane Barbara Webbink
    • Douglas William Webbink
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    Born September 12, 1903
    Died January 7, 1973
    (aged 69)
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