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Michael Joseph Meehan

economist

Michael Joseph Meehan, American economist. Member American Economics Association, Catholic Economics Association, American Statistical Association Roman Catholic Knights of Columbus.

Background

Meehan, Michael Joseph was born on July 13, 1901 in Auburn, New York, United States. Son of Michael Bernard and Helen (Walsh) Meehan.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Georgetown University, 1927. Littauer certificate, Harvard, 1938. Graduate work, Catholic University of America, 1935-1937, 1938-1942.

Career

1 son, Joseph Gerard. Analyst, Latin American division, bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce, unites states department of Commerce, 1923-1929. Staff member, International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation, New York City, 1929-1931.

Editor, Survey of Current Business, bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce, 1932-1937, chief, business review division, research and statistics, chief statistician, 1938-1942. Director, Progress Division, West Palm Beach, 1942-1944. Chief, research and statistics division, bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce, 1944-1946.

Assistant director, Office of Business Economics, United States Department of Commerce, 1946-1948, director since 1949. Alternate member, Temporary National Economics Committee, 1940-1941. Faculty consultant Littauer School of Public Administration, Harvard, 1937-1938.

Works

  • Author of several pamphlets on Latin American Editor of Survey of Current Business.

Membership

Member American Economics Association, Catholic Economics Association, American Statistical Association Roman Catholic Knights of Columbus.

Connections

Married Regina Lanigan, June 19, 1928.

father:
Michael Bernard Meehan

mother:
Helen (Walsh) Meehan

spouse:
Regina Lanigan