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Arthur Latham Perry

economist , historian

Arthur Latham Perry, American economist, historian.

Background

Perry, Arthur Latham was born on February 27, 1830 in Lyme, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Review Baxter and Lydia Gray Perry.

Education

Graduate Williams College, 1852. Doctor of Laws, Union College, 1874. Doctor of Divinity, Doane College, Nebraska, 1883.

Career

Professor history and political economy Williams College, 1853-1891. Professor emeritus, since 1891. Vice president Williamstown National Bank, 1884-1886.

Principal occupation, since 1891. history writing.

Works

  • Author: Political Economy. Introduction to Political Economy. Principles of Political Economy, 1891.

    Origins in Williamstown, 1894. Williamstown and Williams College, 1900. Many public addresses in behalf of free trade.

Connections

Married Mary Brown Smedley, August 1856.

father:
Review Baxter

mother:
Lydia Gray Perry

spouse:
Mary Brown Smedley