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Paul Fletcher Cadman


Paul Fletcher Cadman, American economist. Decorated Croix de Guerre, Fourragère de la Croix de Guerre, Chevalier de l’Ordre National de la Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur’Honneur (France). Trustee and chairman of the board of trustees, American Field Service Fellowships for French Universities, Inc.


Cadman, Paul Fletcher was born on November 4, 1889 in Oakland, California, United States. Son of Charles Keeney and Ella Elizabeth (Fletcher) Cadman.


Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Berkeley, 1915. Student General Theological Seminary, New York City, 1916. D. en D., University of Paris, France, 1922.


Associate professor economics University of California, 1927-1928, dean of mentor 1928. Executive secretary San Francisco Stock Exchange, 1930-1932. Associate professor economics and assistant to president University of California, 1933-1935.

President American Research Foundation, San Francisco, 1936-1940. Economist American Bankers assosiation, New York City, 1940-1944. Assistant to president and director of Research, Henry J. Kaiser Company, 1944.


  • Author: National Income and Deficit Financing, 1939, Economics of Discontent, 1940. Also numerous monographs on Franco-American history.


Served as commandant adjunct, Section 133, American Ambulance, 1916. Fellow Royal Economics Society. Member National Institute Social Sciences, American Institute Banking, American Academy Political and Social Science, American Economics Association, Academy Political Science, Foreign Policy Association, American Museum Natural History, National Probation Association, National Geographic Society, Institute for Pacific Relations, English-Speaking Union, The Newcomen Society, Phi Delta Theta, Beta Gamma Sigma, Alpha Kappa Psi, Omicron Delta Gamma, Pi Delta Phi.

Clubs: Bohemian (San Francisco).


Married Ethel Frances Mills, December 25, 1919.

Charles Keeney Cadman

Ella Elizabeth (Fletcher) Cadman

Ethel Frances Mills