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chairman , United States Tariff Commission

Edgar Bernard BROSSARO, Chairman, United States Tariff Commission.

Background

BROSSARO, Edgar Bernard was born on April 1, 1889 in Oxford, Idaho, United States. Son of Aimable Alphonse and Mary C. (Hobson) Brossard.

Education

Utah State Agriculture College, Bachelor of Science, 1911. University of Minnesota, Master of Science, 1917. Doctor of Philosophy, 1920.

Cornell University, 1917-1918. Studied and traveled in Europe, 1911-1914- married Laura P. Cowley, August 25, 1915, Salt Lake City, Utah. Farm Management Demonstrator, Utah, 1914-1916, University São Paolo.

Department of Agriculture and Utah State Agriculture College, cooperating. Professor, Agriculture Economics and Farm Management. Utah State Agriculture College, 1919-1923 (head of Department and in charge, Investigations in Agriculture Economics for Utah Agriculture Experiment Station).

Economist, University São Paolo. Tariff Commission, 1923-1925. Member, University São Paolo.

Tariff Commission, appointed by President Coolidge, since 1925. In 12 countries of Europe on official business for University São Paolo. Tariff Commission, 1927.

Appointed Chairman of Commission by President Hoover, since 1930.

Career

Utah State Agriculture College, Bachelor of Science, 1911. University of Minnesota, Master of Science, 1917. Doctor of Philosophy, 1920.

Cornell Univercity, 1917-1918. Studied and traveled in Europe, 1911-1914- married Laura P. Cowley, August 25, 1915, Salt Lake City, Utah. Farm Management Demonstrator, Utah, 1914-1916, United States Department of Agriculture and Utah State Agriculture College, cooperating.

Professor, Agriculture Economics and Farm Management. Utah State Agriculture College, 1919-1923 (head of Department and in charge, Investigations in Agriculture Economics for Utah Agriculture Experiment Station). Economist, United States Tariff Commission, 1923-1925.

Membership

Clubs: Cosmos (Washington, District of Columbia).