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Laurence Phillips Dowd

Laurence Phillips Dowd, American educator. Served from Second lieutenant to major, United States Army, 1941-1945.; Member International Mgrs. Association San Francisco (president 1979), Academy International Business, Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

  • Dowd, Laurence Phillips was born on October 21, 1914 in Fort Monroe, Virginia, United States. Son of William Stuart and Julia (Phillips) Dowd.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University Washington 1938. Master of Arts, University Hawaii, 1939. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1954.

    Career

    • Richard S., Judith I. (Mistress Stewart Rush). With Lewers & Cooke, Ltd., Honolulu, 1939-1940. Instructor to associate professor of University Washington, 1940-1941, 46, 50-55.

      Lecturer, director Michigan Business Executives Research Conference of University of Michigan, 1957-1960. Professor world business, also director Center for World Business of San Francisco State University, 1960-1971, professor world business, 1970-1979, professor emeritus, 1979-1980. Visiting professor U. Oregon, 1969-1970, Kinki U., Osaka, Japan, 1974, Institute International Studies and Training, Japan, 1980.

      Fulbright professor Kobe U., Japan, 1955-1957. Cons. Far East Trade Promotion, Port of Seattle, 1955-1957. Trustee Washington State International Trade Fair, 1950-1955.

      Consultant trans-Pacific trade research project Bureau Business Research of U. Hawaii, 1962-1964.

    Works

    • Author: The European Economic Community. Implications for Michigan Business, 1961. Principles of World Business, 1965.

      Introduction to Export Management, 1977. Editorial review board of Journal Marketing, 1958-1973.

    Membership

    Served from Second lieutenant to major, United States Army, 1941-1945. Member International Mgrs. Association San Francisco (president 1979), Academy International Business, Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Juliet Irene Rudolph, September 7, 1938. Children: William L. (deceased 1965), Richard S., Judith I. (Mistress.
    • father: William Stuart Dowd
    • mother: Julia (Phillips) Dowd
    • spouse: Juliet Irene Rudolph
    • children: William L. Dowd (deceased 1965)
    • Richard S. Dowd
    • Judith I. (Mrs Dowd
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    Born October 21, 1914
    Died April 24, 1980
    (aged 65)
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