Biography of Henry Carter Adams


Adams, Henry Carter, professor political economy and finance, University of Michigan, 1887-1921, born in Davenport, IA, 1851. Graduate Iowa College, 1874. Lecturer in Cornell and University of Michigan, 1880-87; also in Johns Hopkins, 1880-81. Director Division Transportation, 11th census; statistician, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1887-1911; president, American Economic Association, 1895-97. Author: "Outline of Lectures on Political Economy," "State in Relation to Industrial Action," "Taxation in the United States," "Public Debts," "The Science of Finance," "Statistics of Railways," "Economics and Jurisprudence." Died, 1921.