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Alfred Cowles

economist

Alfred Cowles, American economist. Fellow Econometric Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science; member International Statistical Institute; Club: Commercial (Chicago.

Background

Cowles, Alfred was born on September 15, 1891 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Alfred and Elizabeth (Cheney) Cowles.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1913.

Career

; children—Richard Livingston, Ann. Married second, Louise Lamb Phelps, October 24, 1949. Journalist, Spokesman Review, Spokane, Washington, 1913-1915.

President Cowles & Company, finance, Colorado Springs, 1925-1938. Economist, 1933-1984, president Cowles Common for Research in Economics, Colorado Springs, 1933-1939, Chicago, from 1939. Honorary board directors Passavant Memorial Hospital.

Trustee Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center (honorary). Colleague Colorado College.

Works

  • Author: Common Stock Indexes, 1938. The True Story of Aluminum, 1958. Contributor to Econometrica, Journal American Statistical Association.

Membership

Fellow Econometric Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member International Statistical Institute. Club: Commercial (Chicago.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Livingston Strong, May 10, 1924 (divorced 1939).; married second, Louise Lamb Phelps, October 24, 1949. Children: Richard Livingston, Ann.

father:
Alfred Cowles

mother:
Elizabeth (Cheney) Cowles

spouses:
Elizabeth Livingston Strong

Louise Lamb Phelps

children:
Richard Livingston Cowles

Ann Cowles