Johns Hopkins University.
He was named Mr. California by Governor Goodwin Knight in 1954. He received his bachelor"s degree from Napa College in 1890 and his doctorate from Johns Hopkins University in 1895. He taught economics at the University of Southern California starting in 1908, and served as dean of its graduate school from 1920 to his retirement in 1945.
After his retirement from University of Southern California, he became the first director of the California History Foundation at the University of the Pacific.