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Thomas Francis Divine

Thomas Francis Divine, American educator. Member Catholic Economics Association (president 1943, executive council 1944-1946), American Economics Association, American Association Collegiate Schools Business (Executive Committee 1953-1956), Beta Gamma Sigma (nat. Executive Committee 1955-1963).

Background

  • Divine, Thomas Francis was born on August 23, 1900 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of James Francis and Agnes (Herson) Divine.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, St. Saint Louis University, 1923, A.M., 1924. Doctor of Philosophy, University London, School Economics (England), 1938. Geneva Institute International Relations, summers 1935-1937.

      Entered Society of Jesus, 1917. Ordained priest, 1930. Instructor, Loyola University, Chicago, 1924-1926, Creighton U., Omaha, 1926-1927.

      Assistant professor society science and assistant dean, Rockhurst College, Kansas City, 1931-1932. Instructor Marquette U., Milwaukee, 1933-1934, assistant professor economics, 1938-1942, dean College Business Administration, professor economics, 1942-1959, professor economics, editor Marquette Business Review, from 1963, dean emeritus. Professor economics St. Saint Louis University, 1960-1963.

      Director Marquette Labor College, 1941-1949, Marquette Institute Industrial Relations, 1941-1949, head economics department, 1942-1948. Vice president Council for a Lasting Peace, 1943, president 1945. Part-time public member National War Labor Board, Region 6, 1943-1944.

      Public panel member, 1944-1945. Member of national panel arbitrators American Arbitration Association. Director Citizens Conference on International Economics Union, 1947-1952.

    Career

    • Assistant professor soc. Dean, Rockhurst College, Kansas City, 1931-1932. Director Marquette Labor College, 1941-1949, Marquette Institute Indsl.

      Director Citizens Conf.

    Works

    • Author tariff pamphlet and magazine articles. Also (book) Interest: An Historical and Analytical Study in Economics and Modern Ethics, 1959. Editor-in-chief Review Society Economy, 1947-1959.

      Contributor to book, encys.

    Membership

    Member Catholic Economics Association (president 1943, executive council 1944-1946), American Economics Association, American Association Collegiate Schools Business (Executive Committee 1953-1956), Beta Gamma Sigma (nat. Executive Committee 1955-1963).

    Connections

    • father: James Francis Divine
    • mother: Agnes (Herson) Divine
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    Died March 31, 1979
    (aged 78)
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