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Thomas Bruce Robb

economist.

Thomas Bruce Robb, American economist. Awarded Hart, Schaffner & Marx Economic (2d) prize, 1919. Member American Economics Association, Alpha Kappa Psi.

Background

Robb, Thomas Bruce was born on January 31, 1885 in Assaria, Kansas, United States. Son of Thomas and Charlotte (Seanor) Robb.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Park College, 1912. Master of Arts, Yale, 1914, Doctor of Philosophy, 1919.

Career

Instructor in economics, U. Oklahoma, 1915-1916, assistant professor, 1917-1921, acting director School of Public and Private Business, 1917-1919. Educational director American Institute Banking in Oklahoma, 1918-1921. Associate professor in economics, U. Missouri, 1921-1924.

Associate professor statistics and business research, U. Nebraska, 1924-1925, professor 1925-1937, department chairman business research, 1927-1937. Director research Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, 1937-1950. Head department of social sciences William Jewell College, 1950-1955.

Visiting professor economics business administration, Park College, 1956-1957. Trustee, Park College, 1939-1949.

Works

  • Author: The Guaranty of Bank Deposits, 1921. Awarded Hart, Schaffner & Marx Economic (2d) prize, 1919. Also bulletins on business research, etc.

Membership

Member American Economics Association, Alpha Kappa Psi.

Connections

Married Sarah Lillian Spence, June 5, 1918 (deceased). Children: Bruce, George Seanor.

father:
Thomas Robb

mother:
Charlotte (Seanor) Robb

spouse:
Sarah Lillian Spence

children:
Bruce Robb

George Seanor Robb