Ralph M. Hower, educator, business consultant. Decorated Bronze Star (United States); Legion of Honor, Croix de Guerre with gold star (France). Served to colonel Quartermaster Corps., Army of the United States, 1942-1946; Member American Association Rhodes Scholars, Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Theta Pi.; Club: Harvard (New York City).
Instructor economics U. Kansas, 1928-1930. Research assistant business history Harvard, 1930-1934, instructor business history, 1934-1935, assistant professor, 1935-1946, associate professor, 1946-1949, professor business administration, 1949-1970, professor emeritus, 1970-1973. Professor Management Development Institute, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1960-1961.
Cons. administration, executive development several orgns. and corporations. Member advising committee Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Empresa, Barcelona, Spain. President Community Council of Weston, Massachusetts, 1947-1949.
Board Assessors, Weston, Massachusetts, 1955-1960. Trustee Business History Foundation.
Born August 25, 1903