Wright, David McCord, 1909-1968

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David McCord Wright was an economist and educator at the University of Georgia.

From the description of David McCord Wright - Growth and the economy. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 277144055

David McCord Wright (1909-1968) was born in Savannah, Georgia, the son of Anton Pope and Hannah McCord Smythe Wright. He was educated in Savannah public schools, attended the Citadel in Charleston, S.C., and then went to the University of Pennsylvania where he studied architecture. He received his LL.B. (Bachelor of Law degree) at the University of Virginia in 1935 and practiced law in Savannah and Atlanta for a short time. From 1937-1940 he was a graduate student in economics at Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, receiving his M.A. in 1939 and his Ph.D. in 1940. He was appointed assistant Professor of Business Administration at the University of Virginia in 1939 and served there for thirteen years, becoming Professor of Economics and Lecturer in Law. In 1953 he was invited by Oxford University to become Fulbright lecturer in economics where he remained for two years. In 1955 he was appointed Dow Professor of Economics and Political Science at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He returned to Georgia in 1962 as Professor of Economics at the University of Georgia, serving in that position until his death. He lectured at many colleges and institutions in America, and in Europe in 1956 for the U.S. Department of State. He was the author of books, articles and pamphlets in economics and law. At the time of his death he was Economic Adviser to the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. His wife was Caroline Noble Jones of Savannah, with whom he had two sons and a daughter.

From the description of David McCord Wright papers 1812-1978 (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 191735269

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creatorOf Adler, Mortimer Jerome, 1902-2001. Speeches delivered at the University of Virginia [manuscript] 1904-1947 (bulk 1938-1940). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Wright, David McCord, 1909-1968. Papers of David McCord Wright [manuscript] 1934-51. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Williams family. Papers of the Williams family [manuscript], 1798-1987 (bulk 1802-1972). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hartridge, Walter Charlton, 1914-1974. Walter Charlton Hartridge, Jr. collection. Series III : correspondence, 1883-1974 / Walter Charlton Hartridge. Georgia Historical Society
creatorOf University of Virginia. Faculty. Miscellany concerning meetings of the Faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences [manuscript] 1951-1953. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf University of Virginia. News Information Services. Speech file of the News Information Services of the University of Virginia [manuscript], 1929-1967. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hartridge, Walter Charlton, 1914-1974. Walter Charlton Hartridge, Jr. collection. Series VI : architectural history, 1700s-1900s / Walter Charlton Hartridge. Georgia Historical Society
referencedIn Blackford, Staige D. (Staige Davis), 1931-2003. Staige D. Blackford papers [manuscript], 1938-2001. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Wright, David McCord, 1909-1968. David McCord Wright papers 1812-1978 Georgia Historical Society
creatorOf Snavely, Tipton R. (Tipton Ray), 1890-. Correspondence of Tipton Ray Snavely [manuscript] 1915-71. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Wright, David McCord, 1909-1968. Papers of David McCord Wright [manuscript], 1820-1953. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Wright, David McCord, 1909-. David McCord Wright - Growth and the economy. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
creatorOf Wright, David McCord, 1909-1968. Typed copy and proof of "Capitalism" [manuscript] 1951. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Thompson, Ralph. Photographs relating to the founding of the Colgate Darden Graduate School of Business Administration [graphic], 1954? University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Wright, David McCord, 1909-1968. Papers of David McCord Wright, ca. 1950. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Wright, David McCord, 1909-1968. The Creation of Purchasing Power [manuscript]; 1940. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Byrd, Harry Flood, 1914-. Papers of Harry Flood Byrd, Jr. [manuscript], 1925-1989. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Basso, Hamilton, 1904-1964. Requests for faculty studies [manuscript] 1938-1959, 1966-1968. University of Virginia. Library
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Death 1968-01-07

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