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Donald Bosley Woodward


Donald Bosley Woodward, American economist. member research staff NRA, 1933; Fellow Wilton Park (England); member Conference Business Economists.


Woodward, Donald Bosley was born on December 17, 1905 in Clayton, Indiana, United States. Son of Alvin and Sarah (Bosley) Woodward.


Bachelor of Arts, Indiana U., 1928.


1 daughter, Penelope. Married second, Ethel P. Hutcheson, December 22, 1961. Married 3d, Frances H. Milnes, December 26, 1969.

Staff member Wall St. Journal, 1927-1929. Financial editor Business Week., 1929-1932. Economist Moody’s Investors Service, 1933-1940.

Member research staff NRA, 1933. Consultant to Board of Governors Federal Reserve System, 1939. Instructor bank investments Columbia, 1939-1941.

Consultant expert Treasury Department, 1942-1944. Consultant to the United States Dept State, 1947-1948. Research assistant to president Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York City, 1940-1946, 2d vice president, 1946-1952, vice president research, 1952-1953.

Economist, director Richardson Merrill, Inc., 1953-1961. Managing partner A. W. Jones & Company, 1961-1969. Trustee Lincoln Savings Bank Brooklyn.

Director Piedmont Management Company Staff director President’s Citizen Advisers on Mutual Security Program, 1956-1957. Trustee Brookings Institute. Board directors Perrot Memorial Library, Old Greenwich, Connecticut, National Bureau Economics Research.


  • Author: (with Master of Arts Rose) Primer of Money 1932, Inflation 1933. (with Murray Shields) Prosperity: We Can Have It If We Want It 1945.


Member research staff NRA, 1933. Fellow Wilton Park (England). Member Conference Business Economists.

Clubs: University (New York City).


Married Jean Davis, February 8, 1930.; married second, Ethel P. Hutcheson, December 22, 1961.

Alvin Woodward

Sarah (Bosley) Woodward

Jean Davis

Ethel P. Hutcheson