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Raymond George Bressler

educator , agricultural economist

Raymond George Bressler, American agricultural economist, educator. Fellow American Farm Economic Association (president 1958-1959); member Western Farm Economics Association (president 1954-1955), American Association University Professors, Econometric Society.; Member editorial council Journal of Farm Economics, 1951-1954.

Background

Bressler, Raymond George was born on September 16, 1911 in New Braunfels, Texas, United States. Son of Raymond G. and Sara (Lebo) Bressler.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Pennsylvania State College, 1932, Rhode Island State College, 1933. Master of Sciences, University Connecticut, 1936. Doctor of Philosophy., Harvad, 1947.

Career

Assistant agricultural economcis U. Connecticut, 1934-1936, assistant professor, then professor agriculture economics, 1939-1948. Assistant agricultural economist Department of Agriculture, 1936-1937. Secretary N.E. Research Council, Boston, 1937-1939.

Associate professor, then professor agricultural economics University of California at Berkeley, since 1948, vice chancellor, 1962-1964, department chairman, director Giannini Foundation Agricultural Economics, 1952-1957. Professor economics University of Naples, Italy, 1961.

Works

  • Author: City Milk Distribution, 1952 (manuscript received David A. Wells prize Harvard, 1949-1950). Also bulletins, reports agricultural economics.

Membership

Fellow American Farm Economic Association (president 1958-1959). Member Western Farm Economics Association (president 1954-1955), American Association University Professors, Econometric Society. Member editorial council Journal of Farm Economics, 1951-1954.

Connections

Married Dorothy T. Tompkins, October 9, 1937. Children-Eve T., Raymond G., David A. Graduate.

father:
Raymond G. Bressler

mother:
Sara (Lebo) Bressler

spouse:
Dorothy T. Tompkins

children:
Eve T. Bressler

Raymond G. Bressler

David A. Grad Bressler