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Howard Elliott Thompson

Howard Elliott Thompson, business educator. Member American Finance Association, American Economics Association, Operations Research Society, American Institute Management Sciences, American Institute Decision Sciences, Mathematics Association American, Pi Mu Epsilon, Beta Gamma Sigma, Alpha Iota Delta, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

  • Thompson, Howard Elliott was born on July 30, 1934 in West Allis, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Leonard Adolph and Hulda Axelina (Granstrom) Thompson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1956. Master of Science, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1964.

    Career

    • Mathematician, operations research analyst A.O. Smith Corporation, Milwaukee, 1957—1961. Assistant professor School Business University Wisconsin, Madison, 1964—1967, associate professor, 1967—1969, professor, 1969—2000, Mary Rennebohm professor, 1975—1985, Kuechenmeister-Bascom professor, 1985—2000, professor emeritus, since 2000. Visiting professor Ohio State University, 1970—1971.

      Consultant World Bank, 1981—1983. Consultant various utilities and utility commissions, 1968—2000. Wisconsin attorney general, 1973-1974.

      Consultant United States Energy Information Administration, 1990—2001.

    Works

    Membership

    Member American Finance Association, American Economics Association, Operations Research Society, American Institute Management Sciences, American Institute Decision Sciences, Mathematics Association American, Pi Mu Epsilon, Beta Gamma Sigma, Alpha Iota Delta, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Judith M. Gram, June 30, 1956. Children: Linda Kay, Karen Marie, James Howard, John Leonard, Ann Elizabeth.
    • father: Leonard Adolph Thompson
    • mother: Hulda Axelina (Granstrom) Thompson
    • spouse: Judith M. Gram
    • children: Linda Kay Thompson
    • Karen Marie Thompson
    • James Howard Thompson
    • John Leonard Thompson
    • Ann Elizabeth Thompson
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    Nationality
    • 1956
      University Wisconsin
    • 1958
      University Wisconsin
    • 1964
      University Wisconsin
    • 1964 - 1967
      assistant, professor School Business University Wisconsin
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1968
      consultant, various utilities and utility commissions
    • 1970 - 1971
      visiting professor, Ohio State University
    • 1973 - 1974
      Wisconsin attorney, general
    • 1981 - 1983
      consultant, World Bank
    • 1990 - 2001
      consultant, United States Energy Information Administration
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