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Ralph Evans Freeman

economist

Ralph Evans Freeman, Canadian economist. Served as Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery, 1916-1918, Rhodes Scholar.; Member American Academy Arts and Sciences, American Economics Association, Delta Upsilon.

Background

Freeman, Ralph Evans was born on July 23, 1894 in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Son of John Doliver and Clara Belle (Dakin) Freeman.

Education

Student Wyggeston School, Leicester, England, 1907-1911. Bachelor of Arts, McMaster U., Canada, 1913, Master of Arts, 1914. Postgraduate University of Chicago, 1914-1916.

Bachelor of Letters, Balliol College, Oxford, 1921. Came to the United States, 1929, naturalized, 1940.

Career

Professor of economics at the University of Western Ontario, 1923-1929. With the Otis and Company Investment Bank, 1929-1931. Professor economics Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1932-1967, head department economics and social science, 1932-1958.

Staff economist United Business Service, Boston, 1943-1965.

Works

  • Author: Economics for Canadians. Postwar Economic Trends in the Chestnut Hill Master of Arts.

Membership

Served as Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery, 1916-1918, Rhodes Scholar. Member American Academy Arts and Sciences, American Economics Association, Delta Upsilon.

Connections

Married Iline Gertrude Rose, September 10, 1924 (deceased).

father:
John Doliver Freeman

mother:
Clara Belle (Dakin) Freeman

spouse:
Iline Gertrude Rose