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Lewis Everett Severson

educator , economist.

Lewis Everett Severson, American educator, economist. Member American, Midwest economics associations, Delta Sigma Rho.

Background

Severson, Lewis Everett was born on January 6, 1896 in Newkirk, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Sever Harold and Susie Martha (Lewison) Severson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Kansas, 1919. Student Kansas City Law School, 1919-1920. Master of Arts, Leland Stanford Junior U., 1923.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1930.

Career

Admitted to Oklahoma bar, 1920. Instructor economics Pomona College, Claremont, California, 1923-1926, Stanford, summer 1924. Lecturer economics U. Chicago, 1926-1927.

Professor economics Horace White Foundation, department chairman economics and business Beloit (Wisconsin) College, since 1927. Fulbright lecturer on banking and economic history Canberra U. College, Canberra, Australia, 1953. Study rejected bank loans 7th Federal Reserve District, Treasury Department, 1934.

Principal economist of the Treasury Department, 1944-1946, chief economist, co-head of business and industrial research div., 1946-1948.

Works

  • Author government manuscripts, articles professional jours, on excess profits tax.

Membership

Member American, Midwest economics associations, Delta Sigma Rho.

Connections

Married Ruth Pierce, August 28, 1927.

father:
Sever Harold Severson

mother:
Susie Martha (Lewison) Severson

spouse:
Ruth Pierce