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Jim Eanes Reese

educator

Jim Eanes Reese, American educator. Served from ensign to Lieutenant (junior grade), United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946.; Member American Association University Professors, American, Southern economics associations, S.W. Social Science Association (Vice-President 1973, president 1974-1975).

Background

Reese, Jim Eanes was born on May 29, 1912 in Comanche, Texas, United States. Son of Francis Jefferson and Martha (Eanes) Reese.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Texas, 1933, Master of Arts, 1935, Doctor of Philosophy., 1942.

Career

Principal elementary school, Comanche, Texas, 1935-1937. Instructor economics University Texas, 1937-1939. Assistant professor economics Texas College Arts and Industries, 1939-1942, Southern Methodist U., 1942-1946.

Associate professor economics U. Oklahoma, 1946-1949, professor, 1949-1961. David Ross Boyd professor economics, from 1961. Economist Joint Council on Economics Education, 1957-1958, regional representative, 1958-1961.

Works

  • Author: Our American Economy, 1953. (with Gilbert Fite) An Economic History of the United States, 3d edit., 1973. Cowboys, Cattle and Commerce, 1960.

Membership

Served from ensign to Lieutenant (junior grade), United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946. Member American Association University Professors, American, Southern economics associations, S.W. Social Science Association (Vice-President 1973, president 1974-1975).

Connections

Married Sarah Burton, September 1, 1936. Children: Carolyn, John William, Margaret Gail, James Basset.

father:
Francis Jefferson Reese

mother:
Martha (Eanes) Reese

spouse:
Sarah Burton

children:
Carolyn Reese

John William Reese

Margaret Gail Reese

James Basset Reese