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Chester Whitney Wright

economist.

Chester Whitney Wright, American economist. Member American Economics Association, Economics History Association.

Background

Wright, Chester Whitney was born on May 27, 1879 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of James Edward and Julia Ann (Whitney) Wright.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1901, A.M., 1902, Doctor of Philosophy., 1906.

Career

February 1962); children—Katharine Barton Wilson, Julia Whitney Bishop, Edward Barton. Instructor economics Cornell Univercity, 1906-1907. Instructor political economy University of Chicago, 1907-1910, assistant professor, 1910-1913, associate professor, 1913-1918, professor, 1918-1944, professor emeritus, since 1944.

Works

  • Author: Wool-Growing and the Tariff, 1910. An Economic History of the United States, 1941. Joint Author: Outlines of Economics, 1910.

    Materials for the Study of Elementary Economics, 1913.

Membership

Member American Economics Association, Economics History Association. Clubs: University, Quadrangle.

Connections

Married Clara May Barton, November 24, 1917 (deceased. Children: Katharine Barton Wilson, Julia Whitney Bishop, Edward Barton.

father:
James Edward Wright

mother:
Julia Ann (Whitney) Wright

spouse:
Clara May Barton

children:
Katharine Barton Wilson Wright

Julia Whitney Bishop Wright

Edward Barton Wright