Brown, Harry Gunnison
- Christopher K. Ryan
Brown, Harry Gunnison (07 May 1880–18 March 1975), economist, was born in Troy, New York, the son of Milton Peers Brown, an accountant, and Elizabeth H. Gunnison. Brown suffered from tuberculosis as a youth, which ended a career in factory work and led him to attend Williams College (1900–1904), from which he received a B.A. He next attended Ohio State University (1905–1906) and then enrolled at Yale University, where he was awarded a Ph.D. in economics in 1909. His dissertation, “Some Phases of Railroad Combination,” was supervised by ...