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Alvin Blocksom Biscoe

Alvin Blocksom Biscoe, American university dean. Member American Economics Association, Southern Economics Association, American Arbitration Association, Arbitration Panel of Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma, Tau Kappa Alpha, Delta Sigma Pi. Theta Chi, Phi Kappa Phi.; Kiwanian.

Background

  • Biscoe, Alvin Blocksom was born on December 25, 1900 in Wilmington, Delaware, United States. Son of Charles Edwin and Sara Estelle (Blackwell) Biscoe.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Dickinson College, 1927. A.M., Duke U., (graduate fellow), 1928. Doctor of Philosophy., University of Virginia, 1932.

      Doctor of Science (honorary), Dickinson College, 1962.

    Career

    • 1 son, Alvin Blocksom. Instructor in economics, University of Virginia, 1928-1930, research associate in public finance, 1930-1931. Assistant and associate professor of economics, Bucknell University 1931-1945.

      Dean, College of Business Administration, also professor of economics, University of Georgia, 1945-1947, dean of faculties and professor, since 1947. Administrative mediation officer, War Labor Board, 1942-1943. Wage stabilization director, regional War Labor Board, Atlanta, Georgia., 1943-1944, vice chairman public member of regional board, 1944-1945.

      Private arbitrator in management-labor disputes.

    Works

    • Co-author: State Grants in Aid in Virginia, 1933.

    Politics

    When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    God created humans to be able to innovate and evaluate new forms of living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The family is the basic human community through which persons are nurtured and sustained in mutual love, responsibility, respect, and fidelity.

    Membership

    Member American Economics Association, Southern Economics Association, American Arbitration Association, Arbitration Panel of Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma, Tau Kappa Alpha, Delta Sigma Pi. Theta Chi, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Helen Marie Bowser, August 30, 1930.
    • father: Charles Edwin Biscoe
    • mother: Sara Estelle (Blackwell) Biscoe
    • spouse: Helen Marie Bowser
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    Born December 25, 1900
    Died February 24, 1967
    (aged 66)
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