Index of Memorial Resolutions and Biographical Sketches

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IN MEMORIAM

AMBROSE PARÉ WINSTON

Ambrose Paré Winston, professor emeritus of economics, died on December 4, 1959. He was 92.

Professor Winston was born on October 5, 1867, in Mount Morris, Illinois. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1887 and a PhD from Cornell University in 1900.

Dr. Winston taught at the University of Illinois, Ohio State University, Washington University of St. Louis, and the Royal School of Finance in Peking, China. He worked with the War Trade Board as a trade expert and with the State Department as a specialist in Far Eastern trade and finance. He also worked on the preparations for the Peace Conference at Versailles. Professor Winston joined The University of Texas at Austin in 1920 and taught until 1946, when he retired.

Professor Winston was a member of the American Economics Association and the Harris Institution of International Relations. He was a Fellow of the American Geographical Society.

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John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty

Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa Palomo Acosta and posted on the Faculty Council web site on January 18, 2001. Additional biographical sources can be found in the Barker Texas History Center.

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