George Edmund Bigge Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1922, A.M., 1923, Doctor of Philosophy, 1931. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Ferris Institute, 1958.
Teacher rural schools, 1909, 1912, high school, Big Rapids, Michigan, 1913. Educational director Michigan State Penitentiary, 1913-1919. Instructor University of Michigan, 1923-1927.
Assistant professor economics, Brown U., 1927-1932, associate professor, 1932-1940, professor, 1940, chairman of department, 1936-1940. Member Social Security Board, 1937-1946. Director Office Federal-State Relations, Federal Security Agency, 1946-1953.
Special assistant federal state problems Department Health, Edition and Welfare, from 1953. Chairman Rhode Island Unemployment Compensation Board, 1936.
Member American Economic Association, American Academy Political and Social Science, American Association for Labor Legislation, Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Sigma Rho. Club: Exchange (Providence, Rhode Island).
Married Ercell Venus Graham, July 26, 1917. Children: Francis Elizabeth (deceased), George Edmund (deceased), Ercell Venus, Louis Graham, Joanna Mary, William Russell.