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Raymond J. Penn

Raymond J. Penn, American educator. Served United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946.; Member American (vice president 1957-1958), Western, Canadian farm economics associations, American Association University Professors, American Economics Association Kappa Phi, Alpha Zeta, Delta Theta Sigma.

Background

  • Penn, Raymond J. was born on May 25, 1911 in Morris, Minnesota, United States. Son of John H. and Irene (Knight) Pennsylvania.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Engineering, State Teachers College, River Falls, Wisconsin, 1932. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1941.

    Career

    • Research assistant fellow at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1933-1935. Assistant professor, associate professor agricultural economics South Dakot State College, 1935-1940. Assistant regional research supervisor div. land economics, bureau agricultural economics Department Agriculture, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1940-1942, regional research supervisor, Albuquerque, New Mexico, also Milwaukee, 1942-1946.

      Professor economics University of Wisconsin 1946-1982, chairman department, 1948-1955, also director Latin America Land Tenure Research Center, 1962-1965, chairman advisory committee.

    Membership

    Served United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946. Member American (vice president 1957-1958), Western, Canadian farm economics associations, American Association University Professors, American Economics Association Kappa Phi, Alpha Zeta, Delta Theta Sigma.

    Connections

    • Married Evelyn Volla, July 30, 1937. Children: David William, John Martin, James Raymond, Mary Jean.
    • father: John H. Penn
    • mother: Irene (Knight) Penn
    • spouse: Evelyn Volla
    • children: David William Penn
    • John Martin Penn
    • James Raymond Penn
    • Mary Jean Penn
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    Born March 25, 1911
    Died March 4, 1982
    (aged 70)
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