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Raymond J. Penn

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Raymond J. Penn, American educator. Served United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946.; Member American (vice president 1957-1958), Western, Canadian farm economics associations, American Association University Professors, American Economics Association Kappa Phi, Alpha Zeta, Delta Theta Sigma.

Background

Penn, Raymond J. was born on May 25, 1911 in Morris, Minnesota, United States. Son of John H. and Irene (Knight) Pennsylvania.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering, State Teachers College, River Falls, Wisconsin, 1932. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1941.

Career

Research assistant fellow at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1933-1935. Assistant professor, associate professor agricultural economics South Dakot State College, 1935-1940. Assistant regional research supervisor div. land economics, bureau agricultural economics Department Agriculture, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1940-1942, regional research supervisor, Albuquerque, New Mexico, also Milwaukee, 1942-1946.

Professor economics University of Wisconsin 1946-1982, chairman department, 1948-1955, also director Latin America Land Tenure Research Center, 1962-1965, chairman advisory committee.

Membership

Served United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946. Member American (vice president 1957-1958), Western, Canadian farm economics associations, American Association University Professors, American Economics Association Kappa Phi, Alpha Zeta, Delta Theta Sigma.

Connections

Married Evelyn Volla, July 30, 1937. Children: David William, John Martin, James Raymond, Mary Jean.

father:
John H. Penn

mother:
Irene (Knight) Penn

spouse:
Evelyn Volla

children:
David William Penn

John Martin Penn

James Raymond Penn

Mary Jean Penn