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Raymond Glenn Price, business education educator, author. Recipient Distinguished Alumnus award Indiana State University, 1964, Gregge award for outstanding contribution to business education, 1965, Distinguished Fellowship award American Council on Consumer Interest, 1973.


Price, Raymond Glenn was born on July 7, 1903 in Catlin, Indiana, United States. Son of William and Ada (Gatt) Price.


Bachelor of Science, Indiana State Teachers College, 1928. Master of Arts, University Chicago, 1932. Doctor of Education, University Cincinnati, 1944.


Teacher Indiana public schools, 1928-1935. Instructor commerce Indiana State Teachers College, 1936. Director business teacher training University Cincinnati, 1936-1948.

Professor education University Minnesota, 1948-1972, emeritus from 1972. Visiting professor Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College, 1940, Northwestern University, 1946, University Chicago, 1947, University Denver, 1952, Montana State University, 1957, Utah State University, 1960, Montana State College, 1963, Wayne State University, 1964, Brigham Young University, 1967, Portland State College, 1967, North Texas State, 1972, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1973. Distinguished lecturer Oklahoma State University, 1972.

George A. Ball Distinguished Professor Ball State University, 1978-1979. Charter member American Council on Consumer Interests (president 1954-1956). Board directors Consumers Union Inc., 1956-1968, educational consultant 1970-1987.

Secretary Minnesota Council Economic Education, 1962-1972. Trustee Joint Council Economic Education, 1962-1971. Consumer consultant to President Nixon's Price Commission, 1971.

Consultant National Bureau Standards, 1969-1975. Member Minnesota governor's advisory council on consumer affairs, from 1971.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Functions of Business, 1941, Modern Business: An Introduction to Principles and Problems, 1948, General Business for Everyday Living, 4th edition, 1972, Business and You, 1979. Contributor chapters in books, articles to professional journals.


Member National Business Teachers Association (president 1949), United Business Education Association (president 1951-1952), American Academy Political Science, American Educational Research Association, Delta Pi Epsilon (honorary, past. national director research and service projects, faculty adviser Phi chapter), Phi Delta Kappa (award Alpha Iota chapter 1945).


Married Katherine Travers, December 28, 1932. Children: Ray G., Roberta Gail Price Mays.

William Price

Ada (Gatt) Price

Katherine Travers

Ray G. Price

Roberta Gail Price Mays Price