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Louis Dwight Harvell Weld

economist.

Louis Dwight Harvell Weld, American economist. Member American Economic Association Beta Kappa, Theta Delta Chi.

Background

Weld, Louis Dwight Harvell was born on April 18, 1882 in Hyde Park, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Stuart E. and Anna (Harvell) Weld.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Bowdoin, 1905. Master of Arts, University of Illinois, 1907. Doctor of Philosophy., Columbia, 1908.

Career

Instructor in economics, University of Washington, 1908-1909, University of Pennsylvania, 1909-1910, special aft. United States Census Bureau, 1910-1912. Assistant professor and chief of Division Agricultural Economics, University of Minnesota, 1912-1915.

Professor business administration, Sheffield Scientific School (Yale), 1915-1917. Manager commercial research department, Swift & Company, packers, Chicago, since 1917.

Works

  • Author: Private Freight Cars and American Railways (thesis), 1908. Marketing of Farm Products, 1916.

Membership

Member American Economic Association Beta Kappa, Theta Delta Chi.

Connections

Married Barbara Applegate, of New York City, December 23, 1909. Children: Dwight, Theodore Dwight.

father:
Stuart E. Weld

mother:
Anna (Harvell) Weld

spouse:
Barbara Applegate

children:
Dwight Weld

Theodore Dwight Weld