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Erwin Alfred Gaumnitz

Erwin Alfred Gaumnitz, American university administrator. Fellow Royal Economics Society (England); member American Statistical Association (life), American Economics Association, American Risk and Insurance Association (past president), Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

  • Gaumnitz, Erwin Alfred was born on February 24, 1907 in St. Cloud, Minnesota, United States. Son of August H. and Ada H. (McNeal) Gaumnitz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Minnesota, 1929, Master of Arts, 1934, Doctor of Philosophy., 1935.

    Career

    • Of St. Thomas, 1934-1936. Director research Minnesota Unemployment Compensation Department, also United States Bureau Labor Statistics, St. Paul, 1937-1938. With University of Wisconsin, since 1938, from assistant professor to associate professor, 1941-1945, professor economics, since 1945, assistant dean School Commerce, 1946-1950, dean School Commerce, 1955-1973, dean Graduate School Business Administration, until 1973.

      Economist OPA, 1942-1944. Regional price executive OPS, 1951. Consultant research, management for business firms.

      Arthur H. Eliott lecturer, Great Britain, 1968. Seminar lecturer United States Africa, 1971. Bombay, New Delhi, Calcutta, Madras, 1973.

      Vice president Wisconsin Council of Churches, 1957-1971, Madison Young Men’s Christian Association, 1956-1969.

    Works

    • Author: Social Security and Life Insurance, 1941. Life Insurance Mathematics, 1951. Futures Trading Seminar, 1966.

      Life Insurance Mathematics (Formosa), 1970. Also articles.

    Membership

    Fellow Royal Economics Society (England). Member American Statistical Association (life), American Economics Association, American Risk and Insurance Association (past president), Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Evelyn E. Kenney, September 5, 1928. Children: Jane (Mistress.
    • father: August H. Gaumnitz
    • mother: Ada H. (McNeal) Gaumnitz
    • spouse: Evelyn E. Kenney
    • child: Jane (Mrs Gaumnitz
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    Born February 24, 1907
    Died June 9, 1982
    (aged 75)
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