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Lotka, Alfred James (02 March 1880–05 December 1949), statistician and demographer, was born in Lemberg, Austria-Hungary (now Lwiw, Ukraine), the son of Jacques Lotka and Marie Doebely, religious missionaries who, although American citizens, lived most of their lives in Europe. Lotka’s boyhood was spent in France and Germany. He attended the University of Birmingham (England), receiving his B.Sc. in 1901. He was broadly interested in physics, chemistry, and biology, and even at this period saw mathematical links between phenomena conventionally studied in independent disciplines....

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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....