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Arthur Watson Bromage

Arthur Watson Bromage, American educator. Member of Executive Committee College Literature, Science and Arts, University of Michigan, 1948-1949, 67-10; Served lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, 1943-1945.; Member American Political Science Association (executive council 1944-1946), American Society Public Administration.

Background

  • Bromage, Arthur Watson was born on February 27, 1904 in East Windsor, Connecticut, United States. Son of William George and Emma Irene (Bower) Bromage.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Wesleyan University, 1925, A.M., Harvard, 1926, Doctor of Philosophy., 1928.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Susanna Sarah (Mistress John Paterson). Assistant in government Harvard, 1926-1928, instructor, 1928-1929. Instructor University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1928, assistant professor political science, 1929-1931, associate professor, 1931-1938, professor, 1938-1974, emeritus, 1974-1979, department chairman political science, 1961-1964.

      Cons. Michigan communications of Inquiry into County, Township and School District Government, 1931-1933. Member National Municipal League Committee on County Government, 1932-1942. Leader roundtable on local government Virginia Institute Public Affairs, 1936.

      Secretary Michigan Commision on Reform and Modernization Government, 1938-1939. Chairman of the executive board Ann Arbor Citizens Council, 1942-1943. Member city council Ann Arbor, 1949-1953.

      Michigan Commision on Inter-governmental Relations, 1954-1955. Advisory member Michigan Legislative Interim Committee on Intergovtl. Relations, 1954-1955.

      Member Michigan Commision on Annexation, 1962-1963, Michigan Commision on Local Government, 1970-1971.

    Works

    • Author: American County Government, 1933. (with T.H. Reed), Organization and Cost of County and Township Government, 1933. State Government and Administration in the United States, 1936.

      Manager Plan Abandonments, 1940. Introduction to Municipal Government and Administration, 1950. On the City Council, 1950.

      A Councilman Speaks, 1951. Councilmen at Work, 1954. Political Representation in Metropolitan Agencies, 1962.

      Urban Policy Making: The Council-Manager Partnership, 1970. Contributor articles to journals.

    Membership

    Member of Executive Committee College Literature, Science and Arts, University of Michigan, 1948-1949, 67-10. Served lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, 1943-1945. Member American Political Science Association (executive council 1944-1946), American Society Public Administration.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Cogan, July 5, 1928.
    • father: William George Bromage
    • mother: Emma Irene (Bower) Bromage
    • spouse: Mary Cogan
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    Died February 9, 1979
    (aged 74)
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