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Sidney Samuels Hoos

economist , educator.

Sidney Samuels Hoos, American economist, educator. Recipient Commendation for Meritorious Service, War Department, Citation of Merit for research American Marketing Association; named to Hall of Fame Canners League California.


Hoos, Sidney Samuels was born on May 20, 1911 in Buffalo. Son of Jacob and Rose (Gerrish) Hoos.


Student of University Maine, 1929-1931. Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1934, A.M., 1935. Doctor of Philosophy., Stanford University, 1939.

Fellow First Institute Freedom and Competitive Enterprise, Claremont College, 1954.


Research fellow Food Research Institute, Stanford, 1936-1938. Instructor University of California at Berkeley, 1938-1941, associate professor agricultural economics, associate economist experiment station, associate economist Giannini Foundation Agricultural Economics 1946-1949, professor agricultural economics, also professor economics and business administration, economist experiment station, Giannini Foundation Agricultural Economics, 1950-1979, university dean academic personnel University of California System Statewide, 1964-1967. Senior economist, assistant to president Commodity Credit Corporation, Department Agriculture, 1941-1942.

Chief economist, deputy chief requirements branch Office Question Manager General, War Department, 1942-1945. Consultant Falk Project Economics Research, Israel, 1960-1961, Agricultural Settlement Department, Jewish Agency, Israel, 1960-1961. Economics consultant various agricultural products, agencies federal and state goverments.


  • Author monographs and articles on prices, production, agricultural marketing and agricultural policy. Editor: Agricultural Marketing Boards—An International Perspective, 1979.


Fellow American Agricultural Economics Association. Member American, Pacific Coast economics associations, American Statistical Association, Econometric Society, American (Executive Committee 1951, editorial council 1954-1957, Executive Committee vice president 1962-1963), Western (Executive Committee 1950-1952, president, award for research 1951) farm economics associations, Institute Management Sciences, International Society Horticultural Sciences.


Married Ida Russakoff, June 13, 1942. Children: Phyllis Ellen Hoos DeLeon, Judith Marjorie Hoos Fox.

Jacob Hoos

Rose (Gerrish) Hoos

Ida Russakoff

Phyllis Ellen Hoos DeLeon Hoos

Judith Marjorie Hoos Fox Hoos