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John H. Ashworth

economist.

John H. Ashworth, American economist. member American Economics Association Beta Kappa.

Background

Ashworth, John H. was born on October 19, 1879 in Bland, Virginia, United States. Son of William Brisindine and Martha Ellen (Compton) Ashworth.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Emory and Henry College, Virginia, 1906. Doctor of Philisophy, Johns Hopkins, 1914.

Career

Teacher rural schools, Virginia, 1897-1902. Principal public schools, Wise, Virginia, 1905-1911. Instructor economics, Pennsylvania State College, 1914-1915.

Professor economics and political science, Pennsylvania College, Gettysburg, 1915-1918. Professor economics and sociology, Ohio Wesleyan, 1918. Same, University of Maine, also head of department, 1919-1941, emeritus professor economics, Pennsylvania State College, summer, 1937.

Secretary Principals’ Conference of Virginia State Teachers’ Association, 1908-1909, president, 1909-1910. Member American Economics Association Beta Kappa.

Membership

Member American Economics Association Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Mabel Katherine Bruce, July 31, 1907. Children: Jessie Ellen, James Peery, William Bruce, Mabelle Elizabeth, Barbara Rose.

father:
William Brisindine Ashworth

mother:
Martha Ellen (Compton) Ashworth

spouse:
Mabel Katherine Bruce

children:
Jessie Ellen Ashworth

James Peery Ashworth

William Bruce Ashworth

Mabelle Elizabeth Ashworth

Barbara Rose Ashworth