Chase, Stuart, 1888-1985

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1888-03-08
Death 1985-11-16
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Economist and author.

From the description of Stuart Chase papers, 1907-1978 (bulk 1931-1955). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981114

Stuart Chase, b. 1888, d. 1985, economist, author, and member of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's "brain trust."

Robert D. Williamson, editor-in-chief at Silver, Burdett and Co., Newark, N.J.

Lola Kovener, autograph seeker who posed as a secretary.

From the description of Letters to Robert D. Williamson and Lola Kovener, 1935 April 18, 1937 February 9, 1938 August 2. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 57596339

Biographical Note

  • 1888, Mar. 8: Born, Somersworth, N.H.
  • circa 1910 - 1917 : Worked as a certified public accountant in his father's firm, Boston, Mass.
  • 1914: Married Margaret Hatfield (divorced)
  • 1917 - 1922 : Member, Federal Trade Commission, investigating meat packing industry
  • 1922 - 1929 : With Labor Bureau, Inc.
  • 1927: Economic adviser to a trade union delegation to Russia
  • 1930: Married Marian Tyler
  • 1934: Published The Economy of Abundance. New York: Macmillan
  • 1935: Published Government in Business. New York: Macmillan
  • 1936: Published Rich Land, Poor Land. New York: McGraw-Hill
  • 1938: Published The Tyranny of Words. New York: Harcourt, Brace
  • 1940: Published Idle Money, Idle Men. New York: Harcourt, Brace
  • 1940 - 1941 : With Tennessee Valley Authority
  • 1941: Published A Primer of Economics. New York: Row, Peterson
  • 1942: Published Goals for America. New York: Twentieth Century Fund
  • 1945: Published with Marian Tyler Chase Men at Work. New York: Harcourt, Brace
  • 1948: Published The Proper Study of Mankind. New York: Harper
  • 1949: With Unesco
  • 1951: Published with Marian Tyler Chase Roads to Agreement. New York: Harper
  • 1954: Published with Marian Tyler Chase Power of Words. New York: Harcourt, Brace
  • 1956: Published Guides to Straight Thinking. New York: Harper
  • 1958: Published Some Things Worth Knowing. New York: Harper
  • 1962: Published American Credos. New York: Harper
  • 1964: Published Money to Grow On. New York: Harper and Row
  • 1968: Published The Most Probable World. New York: Harper and Row
  • 1969: Published Danger--Men Talking! New York: Parents' Magazine Press
  • 1985, Nov. 16: Died, Redding, Conn.

From the guide to the Stuart Chase Papers, 1907-1978, (bulk 1931-1955), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Packing-houses--Illinois--Chicago
  • Peace
  • Meat industry and trade--Illinois--Chicago
  • Social policy
  • Packing houses
  • Economics
  • Meat industry and trade
  • World War, 1939-1945--Peace
  • Consumers--Research

Occupations:

  • Authors
  • Economists

Places:

  • Illinois--Chicago (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)