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William Morris Leiserson

economist

William Morris Leiserson, Estonian economist. member National Labor Relations Board, 1939-1943; member Pres; Member American Economics Association, American Political Science Association, Society for Public Adminstrn.

Background

Leiserson, William Morris was born on April 15, 1883 in Esthonia.

Career

Expert on unemployment, New York Commn. Assistant dir; chief of the division of labor administration, unites states department of Labor, 1918-1919. Secretary National Labor Board of NRA, 1933.

Chairman Petroleum Labor Policy Board, 1934. Chairman National Mediation Board, 1934-1939. Director labor organization study, 1947-1949.

Works

  • Author: Unemployment in the State of New York, 1911. Adjusting Immigrant and Industry, 1924. Right and Wrong in Labor Relations, 1938.

    American Trade Union Democracy, 1959. And articles in various periodicals.

Membership

Member National Labor Relations Board, 1939-1943. Member Pres; Member American Economics Association, American Political Science Association, Society for Public Adminstrn.

Connections

Married Emily Nash Bodman, June 22, 1912. Children: Avery, Lee, Sarah Eleanor (Mistress.

spouse:
Emily Nash Bodman

children:
Avery Leiserson

Lee Leiserson

Sarah Eleanor (Mrs Leiserson