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Federal agency administrator

Ralph Waldo Cummings,, American federal agency administrator. Fulbright fellow, 1963-1964. Treasurer River Place West Cooperative, Arlington, Virginia, since 1984; alumni board visitors Economics Department, University North Carolina, since 1987. Member American Agricultural Economics Association, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Cummings,, Ralph Waldo was born on July 20, 1938 in Ithaca, New York, United States. Son of Ralph Waldo and Mary Catherine (Parrish) Cummings.

Education

Bachelor with honors in Economics, University North Carolina, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1965.

Career

Instructor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1965;assistant professor, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1965-1967, 69-70;assistant director, Midwest Consort for International Development, Urbana, 1966-1967;chief AG Economics division, Agency for International Development, New Delhi, India, 1967-1969;advisor in agriculture economics, Harvard Development Advisory Svc., Jakarta, Indonesia, 1970-1972;agricultural economist, Rockefeller Foundation, New York City, 1972-1982;visiting fellow, Woodrow Wilson School-Princeton University, New Jersey, 1982-1983;agricultural economist, Agency for International Development, Washington, 1982-1991;coordinator IARC staff, Agency for International Development, Washington, since 1991. Lecturer in field; advisor land advisory board Epcot Center, Walt Disney, Orlando, Florida, since 1977.

Membership

Treasurer River Place West Cooperative, Arlington, Virginia, since 1984. Alumni board visitors Economics Department, University North Carolina, since 1987. Member American Agricultural Economics Association, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Emilie Ann Anderson, July 22, 1961. Children: Kiran Beckley Harrill, John Kennan.

father:
Ralph Waldo Cummings,

mother:
Mary Catherine (Parrish) Cummings,

spouse:
Emilie Ann Anderson

children:
Kiran Beckley Harrill Cummings,

John Kennan Cummings,