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Walter Wallace Mclaren

economist

Walter Wallace Mclaren, Canadian economist. Fellow American Academy of Arts and Sciences; member American Economics Association Asiatic Society Japan, Kappa Alpha. Prebyterian.

Background

Mclaren, Walter Wallace was born on March 4, 1877 in Renfrew, Ontario, Canada. Son of John and Emma (Beal) Mclaren.

Education

Master of Arts, Queens U., Canada, 1899, Bachelor of Divinity, 1902. Doctor of Philosophy., Harvard, 1908. Doctor of Laws, Lawrence College, 1927, Queen’s University, Canada, 1948.

Career

Pastor St. Andrew’s Church, Picton, Ontario, Canada, 1902-1905. Professor economics and politics, Keiogijuku, Tokyo, 1908-1914. Editor Transactions Asiatic Society of Japan, 1912-1914.

Professor economics, 1914-1945, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts. Professor economics, Hamilton College, 1945-1946. Began teaching in Tokyo.

Economist for Far Eastern countries in Department of State, Washington, 1920-1921. Secretary to American delegation and chief International Secretariat at Washington Conference on Electrical Communications, 1920. Executive secretary Institute of Politics, Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Chairman of the executive committee Conference on Canadian-American Affairs, 1935.

Works

  • Author: Political History of Japan, 1916. Present Day Japanese Government, 1919. Editor: Japanese Government Documents (Asiatic Society), 1914.

    Proceedings of Conference on Canadian-American Affairs, 1936, 38, 40.

Membership

Fellow American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Member American Economics Association Asiatic Society Japan, Kappa Alpha. Prebyterian.

Connections

Married Zaidee Rogers, 1910. Children: Walter Rogers, Zaidee, Mary Catherine.

father:
John Mclaren

mother:
Emma (Beal) Mclaren

spouse:
Zaidee Rogers

children:
Walter Rogers Mclaren

Zaidee Mclaren

Mary Catherine Mclaren