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George TUCKER

economist

George TUCKER, economist. Congressman, 1819-1825.

Background

TUCKER, George was born in 1775 in Bermuda.

Career

Writer on various subjects whose economic work was probably his most significant. He was a critic of Ricardo, and questioned Malthusian population theory. Though a Southerner, he was critical of slavery on both economic and moral grounds.

Professor Moral Philosophy, University Virginia, 1825-1845.

Achievements

  • Congressman, 1819-1825.

Works