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Donald Bosley Woodward

Donald Bosley Woodward, American economist. member research staff NRA, 1933; Fellow Wilton Park (England); member Conference Business Economists.


  • Woodward, Donald Bosley was born on December 17, 1905 in Clayton, Indiana, United States. Son of Alvin and Sarah (Bosley) Woodward.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Indiana U., 1928.


    • 1 daughter, Penelope. Married second, Ethel P. Hutcheson, December 22, 1961. Married 3d, Frances H. Milnes, December 26, 1969.

      Staff member Wall St. Journal, 1927-1929. Financial editor Business Week., 1929-1932. Economist Moody’s Investors Service, 1933-1940.

      Member research staff NRA, 1933. Consultant to Board of Governors Federal Reserve System, 1939. Instructor bank investments Columbia, 1939-1941.

      Consultant expert Treasury Department, 1942-1944. Consultant to the United States Dept State, 1947-1948. Research assistant to president Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York City, 1940-1946, 2d vice president, 1946-1952, vice president research, 1952-1953.

      Economist, director Richardson Merrill, Inc., 1953-1961. Managing partner A. W. Jones & Company, 1961-1969. Trustee Lincoln Savings Bank Brooklyn.

      Director Piedmont Management Company Staff director President’s Citizen Advisers on Mutual Security Program, 1956-1957. Trustee Brookings Institute. Board directors Perrot Memorial Library, Old Greenwich, Connecticut, National Bureau Economics Research.


    • Author: (with Master of Arts Rose) Primer of Money 1932, Inflation 1933. (with Murray Shields) Prosperity: We Can Have It If We Want It 1945.


    Denomination: Conglist


    Member research staff NRA, 1933. Fellow Wilton Park (England). Member Conference Business Economists.

    Clubs: University (New York City).


    • Married Jean Davis, February 8, 1930.; married second, Ethel P. Hutcheson, December 22, 1961.
    • father: Alvin Woodward
    • mother: Sarah (Bosley) Woodward
    • spouses: Jean Davis
    • Ethel P. Hutcheson
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    Born December 17, 1905
    Died September 23, 1974
    (aged 68)