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Donald Tirrell Buck, American finance educator.


Buck, Donald Tirrell was born on November 17, 1931 in Manchester, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Harry Forrest and Gladys (Tirrell) Buck.


Bachelor of Science, University New Hampshire, 1955. Master of Arts, University New Hampshire, 1961.


Analyst, New England Mutual Life Insurance Company, Boston, 1957-1959; instructor finance, University of Pennsylvania Wharton School Business, Philadelphia, 1961-1965; assistant professor economics and finance, Southern Connecticut State College, New Haven, 1965-1974; associate professor, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, 1975-1980; professor, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, 1981-1997; emeritus professor, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, since 1998; member of faculty senate, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, 1968-1976; department chairman accounting finance, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, 1984-1985. Public member investment advisory county to treasurer State of Connecticut, Hartford, 1983-1992.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.


Member advisory council Board Higher Education State of Connecticut, 1983-1985. Participant economic workshop hearings legislation finance committee General Assembly, Connecticut, 1978-1983. With United States Army, 1955-1957.

Member of Sons of the American Revolution (president Nathan Hale chapter 1993-1996, auditor Connecticut state chapter 1993-1999), American Association of University Professors (President Southern Connecticut State University chapter 1981-1983), American Economic Association, Society of the Descendants Founders of Hartford, Society Colonial Wars in State of Connecticut, Boston Athenaeum (life).


Married Marion Gilmour, August 2, 1969. Children: Marianne Elizabeth Buck Flynn, Elizabeth Allison Tirrell Buck Rizzo.

Harry Forrest Buck

Gladys (Tirrell) Buck

Marion Gilmour

Marianne Elizabeth Buck Flynn Buck

Elizabeth Allison Tirrell Buck Rizzo Buck