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Education and Public Administration, Member of Committee on Public Administration, Social Science Research Council, Washington State Bar Association.
HENRY STURGIS DENNISON, Advisor to the Board: Born 1877; A. B. 1899, Harvard University. President, Dennison Manufacturing Company, Framingham, Massachusetts; Deputy Chairman, Class C. Director, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston; Trustee, Member of Executive Committee, the Twentieth Century Fund. Formerly, Business Advisory and Planning Council, United States Department of Commerce, 1936; Chairman, Industrial Advisory Board, National Recovery Administration, 1934; Executive Director, Service Relations Division, United States Post Office Department, 1922-1928; Member, National Labor Board, President Harding's Unemployment Conference, 1921, Assistant Director, Central Bureau of Planning and Statistics, Washington, D. C., World War I. Member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences, American Geographical Association, Academy of Political Science. Author, “Organization Engineering,” 1931; part author, “Profit Sharing and Stock Ownership for Employees,”. 1926; “Toward Full Employment;" “Modern Competition and Business Policy,” 1938.
BEARDSLEY RUML, Advisor to the Board: Born 1894; B. S. 1915, Dartmouth; Ph. D. 1917, University of Chicago. Treasurer, R. H. Macy & Company, 1934 to date; Chairman, Federal Reserve Bank of New York; Trustee, Museum of Modern Art; Trustee, Farm Foundation; Director, National Bureau of Economic Research; Dean, Social Science Division and Professor of Education, University of Chicago, 1931-1933; Director, Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial, 1922– 1929; Member, Board of Trustees, 1929 to date; Assistant to the President, Carnegie Corporation of New York, 1921–1922; Secretary, Scott Company, Philadelphia, 1919–1921. Author of articles in Journal of Philosophy; Psychology Bulletin.
DIRECTOR CHARLES WILLIAM Eliot, Director: Born 1899; A. B. 1920, Harvard University; M. L. A. 1923, Harvard Graduate School of Landscape Architecture. Director, National Resources Planning Board and National Resources Committee, 1939 to date; Executive Officer, National Resources Committee, National Resources Bcard and National Planning Board, 1933–1939; Director of Planning, Washington and Environs, 1930–1933; City Planner for National Capital Park and Planning Commission, 1926–1930; Practicing Landscape Architect and City Planning Consultant, Boston, 1924-1926. Member of American Institute of Planners; American Society of Planning Officials; American Society of Landscape Architects; American Society for Public Administration; Trustee, Massachusetts Trustees of Public Reservations; Hancock County Trustees of Public Reservations of Maine. Author of various articles and speeches; contributor and general editing of reports in professional capacity.
ASSISTANT DIRECTORS Thomas CHARLES BLAISDELL, Jr., Assistant Director in Charge of Division A: Born 1895; attended Konigstadtische Oberrealschule, Berlin, Germany, 1913– 1914; B. A. 1916, Pennsylvania State College; Diploma in Labor and Industrial Research, 1922, New York School of Social Work; M. A. 1922 and Ph. D. 1932 Columbia University. Director, Moncpoly_Study, Securities and Exchange Commission, 1938-1939; Assistant Director, Bureau of Research and Statistics, Social Security Board, 1936-1938; Economic Advisor to the Administrator, Resettlement Administration, 1935–36; Director, Consumers Division, National Emergency Council, 1935; Executive Director, Consumers Advisory Board, NRA, 1934–1935; Assistant Director, Consumers Counsel, AAA, 1933–1934; Teacher of Economics, Columbia University, 1925–1933; in charge of Industrial Social Work of Peking Y. M. C. A. and Teacher of Sociology ard Economics, Yenching University, China, 1922–1925; Traveling Secretary, Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions, 1919–1920: Teacher of English, European and Indian History, Ewing Christian College, India, 1916–1919. Coauthor of Peking Rugs and Feking Boys, A Study of the Peking Industry, 1924; author of Federal Trade Commission, An Experiment in the Control of Business, 1932; Economics in the College (Chapters 7 and 8 of Re-Directing Education),
1934; Housing Legislation in England (Master Thesis), 1922; directed report, The Consumer Interests in Employment Policy, A Statement at the Public Hearings on Employment Provisions in the Codes, 1935; coauthor of National Income Estimates in Relation to Economic Policy, in Conference on Research in National Income and Wealth, 1941.
RALPH JAMES WATKINS, Assistant Director in Charge of Division B: Born teral Ps 1896; B. B. A. 1921 and A. B. 1922, University of Texas; M. S. 1924 and Ph. D. e Tee 1927 (Economics and Business Administration), Columbia University; Student Inel, dat Universidad Nacional de Mexico, Summer 1921. Assistant Director, Division isory Ba B, 1940 to date; Member, Commission to Investigate Ways and Means for Imrice Rais proving Economic Conditions in the Anthracite Coal-Producing Regions, 1942; ber, li. Director, Transportation Study, N. R. P. B.: Economic Adviser, N. R. P. B., 21; 4. 1939–1940; Assistant Administrator, Wage and Hour Division, Department of D. C# Labor, 1939; Professor and Director of Bureau of Business Research, University mericants of Pittsburgh, 1930–1938; United States Delegate, Technical Tripartite Meeting Organik on Coal-Mining Industry, International Labour Office, Geneva, 1938; Director, wuera Pittsburgh Personnel Association, 1932–1939; Member, Technical Advisory Competicioza mittee on Labor Statistics to the Secretary of Labor and Industry, Common
wealth of Pennsylvania, 1933-1934; Member, Research Staff, National Bureau
of Economic Rescarch, 1929-1930; Associate Professor of Economic Research, Dartment
Ohio State University, 1928–1929; Professor of Economic Research, University mpant of Texas, 1927-1928; Associate Professor of Economic Research, Ohio State
University, 1925–1927; Instructor in Marketing, Statistics, and Economic Geogof Eco raphy, University of Texas, 1924-1925; Investigating Migration of Wholesales 1, Un Districts in New York Area, Plan of New York and its Environs, 1923. Member norial... of American Economic Association; American Statistical Association; Royal Ecoze Presente nomic Society. Author of several research studies of constriction industry, emt Compi ployment fluctuations, and industrial structure of Ohio, Ohio State University, : Psyclio 1926–1929; various articles in Journal of the American Statistical Association,
American Economic Review, and university journals; director of numerous economic research studies of Pittsburgh District, University of Pittsburgh, 1930
1938; director of Energy Resources and National Policy, National Resources i l'nivers Committee, 1939; Transportation and National Policy, National Resources Disease Planning Board, 1942.
FRANK W. HERRING, Assistant Director in Charge of Division C: Born 1899; B. E. C. E. 1920, Johns Hopkins University; Student in Political Science, 1939 1940, University of Chicago.' Executive Director, American Public Works Association, 1935–1940; Assistant Editor, Engineering News-Record, 1935-1940; Assistant Engineer, Detroit Water Department, 1925-1930; Draftsman, Dietrich Bros.. Iron & Steel, Baltimore, Maryland, 1923–1925; Field Engineer, Baltimore Sewer Department, 1920-1923. Member of American Society of Civil Engineers; Amer
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REGIONAL CHAIRMEN AND COUNSELORS
Dartmouth College, 1930 to date; President, United Fruit Company, 1924-1933; 100' Timekeeper to Vice President, United Fruit Company, 1904–1924. Member of
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American Planning and Civic Association; Corporation Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Life Member); Life Trustee, Dartmouth College. Author of numerous magazine articles on Latin-American trade and planning in New England.
MORTON LUDWIG WALLERSTEIN, Chairman, Region II: Born 1890; B. A. 1911, University of Virginia; LL. B. 1914, Harvard University; Graduate, Reserve Officers' Training School, 1918, United States Naval Academy. General Counsel, League of Virginia Municipalities, 1941 to date; Executive Secretary, League of Virginia Municipalities, 1921-1941; Member, Virginia State Planning Board, 1933-1938; President, American Society of Planning Officials, 1937-1938; President, American Municipal Association, 1926–1927. Member of Delta Sigma Rho; Richmond Bar Association; Virginia State Bar Association; American Bar Association. Author of Supplement to Virginia Code, 1919,-Opinions of Attorneys General of Virginia; various articles and reports in the fields of regional and State planning.
HENRY Thomas MCINTOSH, Chairman, Region III: Born 1874; Editor, Albany Herald, 1925 to date; Chairman, Georgia State Planning Board, 1937 to date; Associate Editor, Albany Herald, 1910-1925; Chairman, Albany Board of Education; Chairman, Dougherty County Board of Education; Chairman, Southeastern Regional Planning Commission; Regional Adviser, Public Works Administration; State Board of Control of Eleemosynary Institutions. Member of American Planning and Civil Association; American Society of Planning Officials. Author of articles almost entirely in the newspaper field.
CLAUD FRANKLIN CLAYTON, Counselor, Region III; Born 1890; A. B. University of Missouri, 1915; A. M. 1916; 19 years Agent, Sr., Principal and Head Agricultural Economist, Department of Agriculture, Minnesota, Kentucky, and District of Columbia. 9 years Teacher, Registrar, Associate Professor, Missouri Military Academy, University of Missouri, University of Minnesota, Michigan State. Phi Beta Kappa (Missouri), American Farm Econ. Association.
Louis WIRTH, Chairman, Region IV: Born 1897; Ph. B. 1919, M. A. 1925, and Ph. D. 1926, University of Chicago. Professor and Associate Dean, Social Science Division, University of Chicago, 1940 to date; Instructor, Assistant and Associate Professor in Sociology, University of Chicago, 1926–1940; Director, Delinquent Boys Division, Bureau of Personal Service, Chicago, 1919–1922. Member of American Sociological Society; Society for Social Research; American Association of University Professors; Associate Editor of the American Journal of Sociology. Coauthor of “The City,” 1925; “The Ghetto,” 1928; “Our CitiesTheir Role in the National Economy,” 1937;'“Urban Government,” 1939; Editor of “Contemporary Social Problems,” 1939; “A Decade of Social Science Research,' 1940; author of articles on sociology and social research in various journals.
Paul EDWARD MIDDLETON, Counselor, Region IV: Born 1896, One and a half years, School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University. Ninth District Director, W. P. A., 1934–1937; Private Engineering Practice, 1922–1934; Engineer, Oklahoma Central Oil Co., 1920–1921. Member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, National Society of Professional Engineers, National Society of Planning Officials.
Earl Oliver Mills, Chairman, Region V: Born 1892; Graduate, Schleicher Technical School, St. Louis, Missouri, 1911; Beaux Arts Institute of Design, St. Louis, Missouri, 1915-1917. Private Practice, Planning Consultant, City, State, and Regional; Consultant on Large Scale Housing, 1933–1942; Partner, Bartholomew and Associates, City Planning Engineers, 1919–1932; Ensign, U. S. N. R. F., 1917-1919; Architectural Engineering and Planning Work prior thereto. Member of American Institute of Architecture; American Institute of Planners (Board of Governors); American Society of Planning Officials (Board of Directors); National Association of Housing Officials; Missouri Association of Architects. Author of numerous articles and papers on planning, zoning, housing, and resources; author or coauthor City Plan and Zoning Reports in more than 60 cities in 21 States and Canada.
Edwin R. HENSON, Counselor, Region V: Born 1896; B. S. 1900, Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College; M. S., 1922, Iowa State College, Ph.. D. in Agronomy and Economics, 1931. Regional Agricultural Analyst, Bureau of Agricultural Economics, Department of Agriculture, Little Rock, Arkansas, March 1, 1942. Regional Coordinator, Office of Land Use Coordinator, Department of Agriculture, Amarillo, Texas, 1939–1912; Assistant Director, Tennant
Purchase Division, Farm Security Administration, 1937-1939; Chief, Farm and Home Management Section, Resettlement Administration, 1936-1937; Agricultural Economist, Land Utilization Division, Resettlement Administration, 1935-1936; Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Instructor, in farm crops, Iowa State College, 1922-1935; County Agricultural Agent, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma; Second Lieutenant, United States Infantry, 1917–1918. Member, American Society of Agronomists, American Society of Plant Physiologists,
PHILIP HOMER Elwood, Chairman, Region VI: Born 1884; Michigan State College, Cornell University, B. S. A., 1910; Professor and Head, Department of Landscape Architecture, Iowa State College, 1923 to date; Professor of Landscape Architecture, Ohio State University, 1916–1917 and 1919–1923; Extension Instructor in Civic Improvement, Massachusetts State College, 2 years; Draftsman and Construction Foreman, New York City, 3 years.
CLIFFORD HANNIBAL STONE, Chairman, Region VII: Born 1888; B. A. in Economics, 1911 and LL. B. 1921, University of Colorado. Director, Colorado Water Conservation Board, 1937 to date; General Law Practice, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney and County Attorney, Gunnison, Colorado, 1921-1936; County Judge of Gunnison County, Colorado, 1912–1918; Owner and Editor of Gunnison News Champion, Gunnison, Colorado, 2 years. Chairman, Colorado River Basin Committee of Fourteen (dealing with comprehensive development); Chairman, Colorado River Basin Committee of Sixteen (Power Development); Chairman, Committee of Eight representing the Four Upper Basin States of Colorado River Basin; Colorado Director, National Reclamation Association; Member, Water Committee, Colorado Bar Association, 1937-1939; Member, Water Committee, Colorado Planning Board, 1934-1936. Member of Colorado Bar Association,
HARLOWE McVICKER STAFFORD, Counselor, Region VII: Born 1892; B. S. 1916, College of Civil Engineering, University of California. Supervising Hydraulic Engineer, Division of Water Resources, California State Department of Public Works, 1937-1939; Water Consultant, Engineer In Charge, Rio Grande Joint Investigation, National Resources Planning Board, 1936-1937; Supervising Hydraulic Engineer, Division of Water Resources, California State Department of Public Works, 1921-1936; Irrigation Engineer, 1916-1921. Member of American Society of Civil Engineers, American Geophysical Union, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Beta Kappa. Author of "Water Supervisor's Report, 1924, Bulletin No. 4, California Division of Water Rights; "Sacramento-San Joaquin Water Supervisor's Report, 1924-1928,” Bulletin No. 23, California Division of Water Resources; Part I, General Report of Rio Grande Joint Investigation of "Regional Planning, Part VI, Upper Rio Grande Basin," National Resources Committee, February 1938.
BALDWIN MUNGER Woods, Chairman, Region VIII; and Chairman of the Water Resources Committee: Born 1887; E. E. 1908, University of Texas; M. S. 1909, and Ph. D. 1912, University of California; Student, 1912-1913, Universite de Paris; Student, summer 1913, Universität zu Munche. Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, 1930 to date; various consulting activities in the fields of applied mechanics, aeronautics, and air conditioning, 1919 to date; Chairman, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, 1930–1936; Professor of Aerodynamics, University of California, 1919–1930; Assistant Professor of Theoretical Mechanics, University of California, 1915–1919; Instructor in Theoretical Mechanics, University of California, 1914-1915; Instructor in Mathematics, University of California, 1910–1914; John W. Mackay, Jr., Fellow in Electrical Engineering, University of California, 1908-1910; Assistant in Applied Mathematics, University of Texas, 1907-1908. Member of Board of Award, Daniel Guggenheim Medal Fund, Inc., 1934 to date; Committee on Research, American Society of Heating and Ventilating Engineers; Advisory Committee on Engineering Training for National Defense, United States Office of Education; Fellow, American Association for Advancement of Science; Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Institute of Aeronautical Sciences; American Society of Planning Officials (Past President); Newcomen Society of England; Sigma Xi; Tau Beta Phi; Phi Delta Kappa.
Coauthor of "Logarithms of Hyperbolic Functions to Twelve Significant Figures"; "Dynamics of Airplanes and Airplane Structures”; “Forced Vibration of Axially Loaded Continuous Beams and Shafts”; author of various university bulletins and miscellaneous technical and nontechnical articles and discussions.
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VAN BEUREN STANBERY, Counselor, Region VIII: Born 1889; Civil Engineering Course, 1907-1911, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Executive Secretary, Oregon State Planning Board, 1935–1939; Planning Consultant, National Resources Planning Board and predecessors, 1934-1939; Special Agent, Division of Investigation, Public Works Administration, 1933–1934; Project Manager, Day & Zimmermann Engineering & Construction Co., 1927–1933; Principal Assistant Structural Engineer, J. Č. White Engineering Corporation, 1917–1927; Structural Engineer, Supervising Architects Office, Treasury Department, 1916–1917; Engineer with various engineering firms and State departments in California, 1911-1916. Member of American Society of Planning Officials; American Planning and Civic Association; National Planning Association; Western Governmental Research Association. Author of various articles on State and regional planning, public works, migration and population problems; numerous reports for former Oregon State Planning Board on State planning, land and water development, economic studies, migration, population,
BENJAMIN HAMILTON KIZER, Chairman, Region IX: Born 1878; LL.B. 1902, University of Michigan. Member of Law Firm, Graves, Kizer & Graves; Chairman, Washington State Planning Council, 1934 to date; Chairman, Spokane City Plan Commission, 1928 to date; Chairman, Pacific Northwest Regional Planning Commission; Vice Chairman, Institute of Pacific Relations, American Council. Formerly, President, Washington State Bar Association and Spokane County Bar Association. Member of Phi Beta Kappa; Order of Coif. Author of Chapter on State Planning in “Planning for America,” edited by George B. Galloway.
Roy FREDERICK BESSEY, Counselor, Region IX: Born 1889; Civil Engineering (Extension), Northeastern University, Columbia University, New York University. Regional Inspector, Public Works Administratior, 1933; Consulting Engineer, 1925–1932; Principal Assistant, Yard Development, Shipbuilding, Storage & Fleet Facilities Section, Bureau of Yards and Docks, Navy Department, 19161925; Designer, Pacific and Terminal Construction Divisions, Isthmian Canal Commission, 1911-1915; Engineering Departments, New York Central and Boston and Albany Railroads, 1906-1911; Corps of Engineers, United States Army, A. E. F., 1918-1919. Member of American Society of Civil Engineers; Society of American Military Engineers; American Society of Planning Officials; National Planning Association; Portland Committee, National Policy Association; Trustee, Northwest Regional Council. Author or coauthor of technical reports, articles, parts of manuals, texts, and encyclopedia.
JAMES C. RETTIE, Counselor, Region X: Born 1904; A. B. in Soc. Sci. 1928, Willamette University; Graduate Study, 1928–1932, Yale University; Research in Economic History, 1932–1934, University of London. Planning Technician and Senior Planning Technician, National Resources Planning Board and predecessor, 1937-1941; Supervisor of Research, Oregon State Planning Board, 1936– 1937; Assistant Economist, National Resources Committee, 1935; Educational Secretary, Student Movement House, London, 1932–1933; Associate Secretary, Yale University Christian Associaưion, 1928–1932. Member of American Society of Planning Officials; Pacific Coast Economic Association. Coauthor of Oregon's Forest Problems, Oregon State Planning Board, 1936; Price Trends of Oregon Products Compared with Price Trends of Commodities Purchased from Outside the State, 1919–35, Oregon State Planning Board, 1936; A Study of Industrial Employment in Oregon, Oregon State Planning Board, 1938; The Balance of Trade of the Pacific Northwest, Pacific Northwest Regional Planning Commission, 1938; author of A Preliminary Survey of Taxation in Alaska, Alaska Planning Council, 1938.
FREDERIC P. BARTLETT, Manager, Region XI: Born 1909; B. A. 1933, Colum; bia University; Consultant and Graduate Student at the Graduate School of Public Administration 1937-1938, Harvard University. Administrator, New York City Department of City Planning, 1938–1941; Economist and Administrative Officer in the Department of Agriculture and Resettlement Administration, 1933–1937. Member of American Society of Planning Officials; American In titute of Planning; American Society of Public Administration; New York City Regional Planning Association; Phi Beta Kappa. Author of Employees' Handbook, Department of City Planning, New York City, 1940; coauthor of Uniform Project System, Department of Agriculture Manual, 1937.