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Noel Gharrett Sargent

economist

Noel Gharrett Sargent, American economist. Decorated French Legion of Honor; recipient Freedom Foundation award, 1950. Member of the United States Advisory Committee on Unemployment, 1930; member Conference National Orgns. (secretary 1944-1950); member Export Advisory Committee unites states department Commerce, 1946-1953; Member American Economics Association, Conference Business Economists, S.R., Lambda Chi Alpha (nat. Secretary 1926-1932.

Background

Sargent, Noel Gharrett was born on May 22, 1894 in Bellingham, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of John Herod and Carrie (Gharrett) Sargent.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Washington, 1915. A.M., University of Minnesota, 1916. Postgraduate University of Chicago 1916-1917 University of Minnesota, 1919-1920.

Doctor of Laws, Whitman College, 1948.

Career

Professor economics, St. Thomas College, St. Paul, 1917-1919. Instructor finance, University of Minnesota, Extension Division, 1917-1919. Acting editor American Economics, summer 1918.

Lecturer Minneapolis American Committee and Minnesota Sound Government Association, 1919-1920. Chief economics N.A.M., 1920-1946, secretary, 1933-1955, honorary secretary representative to International Labor Organization Conference, San Francisco, June-July 1948, consultant 7th session Economics and Social Council, Geneva, 1948. Organizer and director Industrial Relations Department, 1920-1939.

Acting chief Executive officer, 1932-1934, 1947-1948. Member advising committee on commercial activities in foreign services of State Department, 1945-1953.

Works

  • Author articles employment relations, taxation, etc. Compiler (with John Scoville) of Fact and Fancy in T.N.E.C. Monographs, 1942. Organizer and contributor to 2 volunteer reference book The American Individual Enterprise System.

Membership

Member of the United States Advisory Committee on Unemployment, 1930. Member Conference National Orgns. (secretary 1944-1950).

Member Export Advisory Committee unites states department Commerce, 1946-1953. Member American Economics Association, Conference Business Economists, S.R., Lambda Chi Alpha (nat. Secretary 1926-1932.

Connections

Married Margorie Dean Way, February 20, 1918. Children: John Norwood, Mary Jane (Mistress.

father:
John Herod Sargent

mother:
Carrie (Gharrett) Sargent

spouse:
Margorie Dean Way

children:
John Norwood Sargent

Mary Jane (Mrs Sargent