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Austin Grimshaw

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Austin Grimshaw, American educator. member board visitors, Air U., 1956-1958; Member of Executive Committee American Association College Schools of Business, 1957-1960, secretary-treasurer, 1960-1961, president, 1962-1963. Chairman Government's Advisory Committee on Salaries, 1960-1964.; Fellow Academy Management (president western chapter 1961-1962); member Sigma Iota Epsilon, Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi.; Club: Broadmoor.

Background

Grimshaw, Austin was born on October 26, 1905 in Weymouth, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Albert Harvey and Bertha (LeCain) Grimshaw.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Harvard, 1927, Master of Business Administration, 1934, Doctor of Commercial Science, 1938.

Career

Associate engineer Parsons, Klapp, Brinckerhoff & Douglas, New York City, 1927-1934. Vice president and director Commodity Corporation, Boston, 1934-1935. Research worker and instructor graduate school business administration, Harvard, 1935-1938, assistant professor industrial management, 1938-1944.

Consultant, Nashua Manufacturing Company, Nashua, N.H., 1938-1944. Consultant and assistant general manager Auburn Manufacturing Company, Auburn, Indiana, 1944-1948. Professor management, head of management div., College of Commerce and Business Administration, University of Illinois, 1948-1949.

Dean College Business Administration, U. Washington, 1949-1964, professor, since 1949. Cons. West Palm Beach, 1941, 43-45. Director civilian relations div.

Office Civilian Requirements, 1943. Chairman Men’s Advisory Board, Cornish School, 1954-1961. Member board visitors, Air U., 1956-1958.

Trustee Seattle Symphony Orchestra, 1953-1964, vice president, 1954.

Works

  • Author: Problems of The Independent Businessman, 1955. Organizational Behavior, 1960.

Membership

Member board visitors, Air U., 1956-1958. Member of Executive Committee American Association College Schools of Business, 1957-1960, secretary-treasurer, 1960-1961, president, 1962-1963. Chairman Government's Advisory Committee on Salaries, 1960-1964.

Fellow Academy Management (president western chapter 1961-1962). Member Sigma Iota Epsilon, Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi. Club: Broadmoor.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Thompson, December 11, 1926. Children: Anne, Allen Day.

father:
Albert Harvey Grimshaw

mother:
Bertha (LeCain) Grimshaw

spouse:
Elizabeth Thompson

children:
Anne Grimshaw

Allen Day Grimshaw