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Leon Monroe Cole

Leon Monroe Cole, American senior government executive. award Housing and Urban Development, 1969, Library. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Economic Association, American Institute Certified Planners, American Planning Association, Sigma Xi, Chi Epsilon, Sigma Tau.

Background

  • Cole, Leon Monroe was born on April 4, 1933 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of Kenneth McCutchen and Cacy Ann (Robbins) Cole.

  • Education

    • Graduate program in planning University Texas, Austin, 1969-1973.

    Career

    • Assistant professor planning and transportation Harvard University, 1965-1967, associate professor, 1967-1969. Staff director United States Department Housing and Urban Development, Washington, 1967-1968, division director, 1968-1969. Professor, director graduate program in planning University Texas, Austin, 1969-1973.

      Senior specialist transportation Congressional Research Service Library. Congress, Washington, 1973-1993, chief economics division, 1975-1993, retired, 1993. Chairman group I council National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council, Transportation Research Board, Washington, 1978-1981, chairman various committees on transportation policy and research, 1970-1985.

    Works

    • Co-author, editor: Tomorrow's Transportation: New Systems for the Urban Future, 1969. Author: Economic Policymaking in the United States Government, 1988, Transportation in the United States: Perspectives on Federal Policies, 1989, Economizing Transportation Responsibilities in the Federal Government, 1993. Contributor chapters to books and articles to professional journals.

      Commissioner Texas State Urban Development Commission, Austin, 1970-1972. Chairman Austin City Board Environmental Quality, 1972-1973. President board directors La Luz Landowners Association, Albuquerque, 1996-1997.

      Captain United States Naval Reserve, retired Recipient Meritorious Achievement award Housing and Urban Development, 1969, Library. of Congress, 1993. Special Resolution of Commendation City of Austin, 1974. Resident fellow Harvard University, 1962-1964.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Economic Association, American Institute Certified Planners, American Planning Association, Sigma Xi, Chi Epsilon, Sigma Tau.

    Connections

    • Married Jeannie Campbell Tudor, April 1, 1961. Children: Kenneth Tudor, Kevin Robbins, Susanna Ellis.
    • father: Kenneth McCutchen Cole
    • mother: Cacy Ann (Robbins) Cole
    • spouse: Jeannie Campbell Tudor
    • children: Kenneth Tudor Cole
    • Kevin Robbins Cole
    • Susanna Ellis Cole
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    Born April 4, 1933
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