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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Adams, Henry C. (search)
Adams, Henry C. Born in Davenport, Ia., 1861. Graduated from Iowa College, 1874. Professor of Political Economy in the University of Michigan since 1887. Director of the division of transportation of the eleventh census; statistician to Interstate Commerce Commission since 1887; president American Economic Association from 1895-97. He has written Lectures on political Economy ; State in relation to industrial action; Public debts; The Science of finance.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Ely, Richard Theodore, 1854- (search)
Ely, Richard Theodore, 1854- Political economist; born in Ripley, N. Y., April 13, 1854; graduated at Columbia University in 1876; became Professor of Political Economy in the University of Wisconsin in 1892. Among his works are French and German socialism; Taxation in American States; Socialism and social reform; The social law of service; The labor movement in America, etc.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Gammell, William 1812-1889 (search)
Gammell, William 1812-1889 Educator; born in Medfield, Mass., Feb. 10, 1812; graduated at Brown University in 1831; became Professor of History and Political Economy there in 1880. His publications include the lives of Roger Williams and Gov. Samuel Ward, in Sparks's American biographies; History of American Baptist missions, etc. He died in Providence, R. I., April 3, 1889.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Gillett, Ezra Hall 1823- (search)
Gillett, Ezra Hall 1823- Educator; born in Colchester, Conn., July 15, 1823; graduted at Yale in 1841; appointed Professor of Political Economy in the University of New York in 1868. Among his writings are History of the Presbyterian Church in the United States; Ancient cities and empires, etc.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), James, Edmund Janes 1855- (search)
855; was educated at the Illinois State Normal School and at the Northwestern and Harvard universities. In 1878-79 he was principal of the High School at Evanston, Ill.; in 1879-82 principal of the Model High School at Normal, Ill.; and in 1883-95 Professor of Public Finance and Administration in the Wharton School of Finance and Economy of the University of Pennsylvania. He was also Professor of Political and Social Science in the University of Pennsylvania in 1884-95, and editor of Political Economy and Public Economy and public law series, published by the University of Pennsylvania, in 1886-95. He became president of the American Academy of Political and Social Science in 1889, and from 1890 to 1895 edited its Annals. In the latter year he was made associate editor. In 1895 he was chosen Professor of Public Administration and director of the Extension Division in the University of Chicago. In 1891-95 he was president of the American Society for the Extension of University Te
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Jenks, Jeremiah Whipple 1856- (search)
Jenks, Jeremiah Whipple 1856- Educator; born in St. Clair, Mich., Sept. 2, 1856; graduated at the University of Michigan in 1878; and was admitted to the bar of that State. Later he taught German, Latin, and Greek at Mount Morris (Ill.) College. In 1886-89 he was Professor of Political Science and English Literature at Knox College, Galesburg, Ill.; in 1889-91 was Professor of Political Economy and Social Science in the Indiana University; and in 1891 became Professor of Political Science in Cornell University. He is the author of Henry C. Carey als Nationalokonom; Road legislation for the American State, and contributions on monopolies, political methods, etc., to reviews, magazines, and encyclopedias in the United States, Germany, and England.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Johnston, Alexander -1889 (search)
Johnston, Alexander -1889 Historian; born William Samuel Johnson. in Brooklyn, N. Y., April 2, 1849; graduated at Rutgers College, studied law, and became a few years later Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Economy in Princeton University. His contributions to American history were valuable. They include a History of American politics, histories of Connecticut and the United States, the political articles in Lalor's Cyclopaedia of political Science, and the political sketch under the article United States in the Encyclopaedia Britannica. He died in Princeton, N. J., July 20, 1889.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Lamar, Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus 1825-1893 (search)
d in 1853-55 was a member of the legislature. He then returned to Mississippi, where, in 1857 and 1859, he was elected to Congress. He resigned his seat in 1860, and was elected a delegate to the Mississippi secession convention. In 1861 he joined the Confederate army; in 1863-64 was a representative of the Confederacy in Europe, where he procured financial aid, but was unsuccessful in securing the recognition of the Southern Confederacy. After the war he became Professor, first of Political Economy and Social Science, in the Mississippi State University, and afterwards of Law. In 1872-76 he was a member of Congress. On April 27, 1874, he delivered an eloquent address on the death of Charles Sumner, for which he was highly praised, excepting by a few of his constituents, who, because of it, unsuccessfully endeavored to prevent his re-election. In 1877 he was elected to the United States Senate, and there strongly opposed both the debasement and the inflation of the currency. H
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Laughlin, James Laurence 1850- (search)
Laughlin, James Laurence 1850- Political economist; born in Deerfield, O., April 2, 1850; graduated at Harvard University in 1873; was an instructor in Hopkinson's Classical School, Boston, in 1873-78; instructor of political economy in Harvard in 1878-83; then assistant professor of that study there; professor of the same in Cornell University in 1890-92; in the latter year became head Professor of Political Economy in the University of Chicago. In 1894-95 he prepared a scheme of monetary reform for the government of San Domingo, which later adopted it. He was a member of the monetary commission appointed in 1897 by the Indianapolis Monetary Conference. He is the author of Mill's political Economy abridged and added to; Study of political Economy; History of bimetallism in the United States; Facts about money; and Elements of political Economy. He is the editor of the Journal of political Economy.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Moses, Bernard 1846- (search)
Moses, Bernard 1846- Author; born in Burlington, Conn., Aug. 27, 1846; graduated at the University of Michigan in 1870; became Professor of History and Political Economy in the University of California in 1876. He is the author of Politics (with W. W. Crane); Federal government in Switzerland; Democracy and social growth in, America; Establishment of Spanish rule in America, etc.
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