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Thomas Francis Divine

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Thomas Francis Divine, American educator. Member Catholic Economics Association (president 1943, executive council 1944-1946), American Economics Association, American Association Collegiate Schools Business (Executive Committee 1953-1956), Beta Gamma Sigma (nat. Executive Committee 1955-1963).

Background

Divine, Thomas Francis was born on August 23, 1900 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of James Francis and Agnes (Herson) Divine.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, St. Saint Louis University, 1923, A.M., 1924. Doctor of Philosophy, University London, School Economics (England), 1938. Geneva Institute International Relations, summers 1935-1937.

Entered Society of Jesus, 1917. Ordained priest, 1930. Instructor, Loyola University, Chicago, 1924-1926, Creighton U., Omaha, 1926-1927.

Assistant professor society science and assistant dean, Rockhurst College, Kansas City, 1931-1932. Instructor Marquette U., Milwaukee, 1933-1934, assistant professor economics, 1938-1942, dean College Business Administration, professor economics, 1942-1959, professor economics, editor Marquette Business Review, from 1963, dean emeritus. Professor economics St. Saint Louis University, 1960-1963.

Director Marquette Labor College, 1941-1949, Marquette Institute Industrial Relations, 1941-1949, head economics department, 1942-1948. Vice president Council for a Lasting Peace, 1943, president 1945. Part-time public member National War Labor Board, Region 6, 1943-1944.

Public panel member, 1944-1945. Member of national panel arbitrators American Arbitration Association. Director Citizens Conference on International Economics Union, 1947-1952.

Career

Assistant professor soc. Dean, Rockhurst College, Kansas City, 1931-1932. Director Marquette Labor College, 1941-1949, Marquette Institute Indsl.

Director Citizens Conf.

Works

  • Author tariff pamphlet and magazine articles. Also (book) Interest: An Historical and Analytical Study in Economics and Modern Ethics, 1959. Editor-in-chief Review Society Economy, 1947-1959.

    Contributor to book, encys.

Membership

Member Catholic Economics Association (president 1943, executive council 1944-1946), American Economics Association, American Association Collegiate Schools Business (Executive Committee 1953-1956), Beta Gamma Sigma (nat. Executive Committee 1955-1963).

Connections

father:
James Francis Divine

mother:
Agnes (Herson) Divine