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Lawrence William Towle

Lawrence William Towle, American educator. Fellow Royal Economics Society; member American Economics Association, American Association University Professors, Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Upsilon (executive council 1956-1969), Pi Gamma Museum.

Background

  • Towle, Lawrence William was born on May 24, 1902 in Saco, Maine, United States. Son of Phillip Sheridan and Ilo Maud Cora Augusta (Innes) Towle.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Dowdoin College, 1924. A.M. (U. scholar), Harvard, 1927, Doctor of Philosophy., 1932.

    Career

    • 1 son, William Geoffrey. With Fidelity Trust Company, Portland, Maine, 1924-1926. Instructor Amherst College, 1927-1929.

      Instructor and tutor Harvard, 1930-1933. Instructor Williams College, 1933-1934. Instructor Colgate University, 1934-1935.

      Associate professor Lawrence College, 1935-1942. Professor Trinity College, 1942-1970, head department economics, 1942-1967, secretary faculty, 1947-1969, G. Fox & Company professor economics, 1957-1967. Theodore Roosevelt professor economics Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, 1970-1971.

      Visiting professor U. Florida, 1942, Bowdoin College, summer 1947. Adjunct Professor Florida Institute Technology, 1973. Director, consultant Hartford Federal Savings and Loan Association, 1960.

      Principal Economics Office of Allen Property Custodian, 1942-1943. Member Commision on City Plan, Hartford, Connecticut, 1949-1954. Adviser Hartford Chamber of Commerce, 1944-1945.

    Works

    • Author: Time Deposits, 1932. International Trade and Commercial Policy, 1947, review 1956. Contributor to Encyclopedia British, articles and reviews to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Fellow Royal Economics Society. Member American Economics Association, American Association University Professors, Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Upsilon (executive council 1956-1969), Pi Gamma Museum.

    Connections

    • Married Dorothy Storer Taylor, June 14, 1927.
    • father: Phillip Sheridan Towle
    • mother: Ilo Maud Cora Augusta (Innes) Towle
    • spouse: Dorothy Storer Taylor
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    Born March 24, 1902
    Died January 21, 1974
    (aged 71)
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