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Indiana authors and their books 1917-1966.
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ROSS, THURSTON HOWARD: 1894-

Thurston Howard Ross was born in Richmond, Ind., on Oct. 25, 1894. He is the son of Thomas Edwin and Louise Emma Busch Ross. He received an A.B. degree from Otterbein College in 1917 and two degrees from the University of Southern California, an M.B.A. in 1922 and a Ph.D. in 1924. He married Bertha Cod on Sept. 25, 1920, and they had one son, Thurston Howard, Jr. Ross served in World War I and was an instructor in industrial management at the University of California ( Los Angeles ) in 1921. He joined the faculty of the University of Southern California ifi 1922, became a full professor and chairman of the department of management in 1928, directed the Bureau of Business Research, and retired in 1960. He served in World War II and represented the U.S. Navy in the area of logistics at the Quebec, Cairo, and Yalta conferences. Ross has edited the SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BUSINESS REVIEW and has lectured at the Army-Navy Staff College.

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