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Austin Grimshaw

Austin Grimshaw, American educator. member board visitors, Air U., 1956-1958; Member of Executive Committee American Association College Schools of Business, 1957-1960, secretary-treasurer, 1960-1961, president, 1962-1963. Chairman Government's Advisory Committee on Salaries, 1960-1964.; Fellow Academy Management (president western chapter 1961-1962); member Sigma Iota Epsilon, Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi.; Club: Broadmoor.

Background

  • Grimshaw, Austin was born on October 26, 1905 in Weymouth, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Albert Harvey and Bertha (LeCain) Grimshaw.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Harvard, 1927, Master of Business Administration, 1934, Doctor of Commercial Science, 1938.

    Career

    • Associate engineer Parsons, Klapp, Brinckerhoff & Douglas, New York City, 1927-1934. Vice president and director Commodity Corporation, Boston, 1934-1935. Research worker and instructor graduate school business administration, Harvard, 1935-1938, assistant professor industrial management, 1938-1944.

      Consultant, Nashua Manufacturing Company, Nashua, N.H., 1938-1944. Consultant and assistant general manager Auburn Manufacturing Company, Auburn, Indiana, 1944-1948. Professor management, head of management div., College of Commerce and Business Administration, University of Illinois, 1948-1949.

      Dean College Business Administration, U. Washington, 1949-1964, professor, since 1949. Cons. West Palm Beach, 1941, 43-45. Director civilian relations div.

      Office Civilian Requirements, 1943. Chairman Men’s Advisory Board, Cornish School, 1954-1961. Member board visitors, Air U., 1956-1958.

      Trustee Seattle Symphony Orchestra, 1953-1964, vice president, 1954.

    Works

    • Author: Problems of The Independent Businessman, 1955. Organizational Behavior, 1960.

    Membership

    Member board visitors, Air U., 1956-1958. Member of Executive Committee American Association College Schools of Business, 1957-1960, secretary-treasurer, 1960-1961, president, 1962-1963. Chairman Government's Advisory Committee on Salaries, 1960-1964.

    Fellow Academy Management (president western chapter 1961-1962). Member Sigma Iota Epsilon, Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi. Club: Broadmoor.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Thompson, December 11, 1926. Children: Anne, Allen Day.
    • father: Albert Harvey Grimshaw
    • mother: Bertha (LeCain) Grimshaw
    • spouse: Elizabeth Thompson
    • children: Anne Grimshaw
    • Allen Day Grimshaw
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    Died January 14, 1965
    (aged 59)
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