Spengler, Joseph John
- Royall Brandis
Spengler, Joseph John (19 November 1902–02 January 1991), economist and demographer, was born near Piqua, Ohio, the son of Joseph Otto Spengler and Philomena Schlosser, probably farmers. In 1927 he married Dorothy Marie Kress; they had no children. He received the A.B. in 1926, the M.A. in 1929, and the Ph.D. in economics in 1930, all from Ohio State University. His mentor at Ohio State was the well-known demographer Albert B. Wolfe....