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SAMUELSON, PAUL ANTHONY: 1915-

Paul Anthony Samuelson was born on May 15, 1915, in Gary, Ind., the son of Frank and Ella Lipton Samuelson. He earned the A.B. degree in 1935 from the University of Chicago and the degrees of A.M. in 1936 and Ph.D. in 1941 from Harvard University. On July 2, 1938, he married Marion E. Crawford and they had six children: Jane, Margaret, William, Robert, John, and Paul. Samuelson joined the faculty of Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1940 and became professor of economics in 1947. He has held consultant positions for the U.S. government including economic adviser to John F. Kennedy. He served as president of the American Economic Association, 1961, and the International Economic Association, 1966-69. He has received several awards and honorary degrees and is a member of the editorial board of Econometrica.

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