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Erwin Alfred Gaumnitz

university administrator

Erwin Alfred Gaumnitz, American university administrator. Fellow Royal Economics Society (England); member American Statistical Association (life), American Economics Association, American Risk and Insurance Association (past president), Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Gaumnitz, Erwin Alfred was born on February 24, 1907 in St. Cloud, Minnesota, United States. Son of August H. and Ada H. (McNeal) Gaumnitz.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Minnesota, 1929, Master of Arts, 1934, Doctor of Philosophy., 1935.

Career

Of St. Thomas, 1934-1936. Director research Minnesota Unemployment Compensation Department, also United States Bureau Labor Statistics, St. Paul, 1937-1938. With University of Wisconsin, since 1938, from assistant professor to associate professor, 1941-1945, professor economics, since 1945, assistant dean School Commerce, 1946-1950, dean School Commerce, 1955-1973, dean Graduate School Business Administration, until 1973.

Economist OPA, 1942-1944. Regional price executive OPS, 1951. Consultant research, management for business firms.

Arthur H. Eliott lecturer, Great Britain, 1968. Seminar lecturer United States Africa, 1971. Bombay, New Delhi, Calcutta, Madras, 1973.

Vice president Wisconsin Council of Churches, 1957-1971, Madison Young Men’s Christian Association, 1956-1969.

Works

  • Author: Social Security and Life Insurance, 1941. Life Insurance Mathematics, 1951. Futures Trading Seminar, 1966.

    Life Insurance Mathematics (Formosa), 1970. Also articles.

Membership

Fellow Royal Economics Society (England). Member American Statistical Association (life), American Economics Association, American Risk and Insurance Association (past president), Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Evelyn E. Kenney, September 5, 1928. Children: Jane (Mistress.

father:
August H. Gaumnitz

mother:
Ada H. (McNeal) Gaumnitz

spouse:
Evelyn E. Kenney

child:
Jane (Mrs Gaumnitz