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us: Wells, David A. (David Ames), 1828-1898

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  • Fuller Name

    • David Ames
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1828-06-17
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1898-11-05
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Springfield (Mass.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Norwich (Conn.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Special Commissioner of the Revenue
        • Affiliation Start: 1866
        • Affiliation End: 1870
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) New York (State). State Tax Commission
        • Affiliation Start: 1870
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Alabama and Chattanooga Railroad Company
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    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Economists--United States
    • Earlier Established Forms

        Wells, David Ames, 1828-1898
    • Sources

      • found: Wells, David A. The science of common things, 1857: title page (David A. Wells., A.M)
      • found: United States. Special Commissioner of the Revenue, 1866-1870. Report of the special commisioner of the revenue upon the industry, trade, commerce, etc., of the United States, for the year 1869, 1869: title page (David A. Wells, United States Special Commissioner of Revenue)
      • found: Cobden Club (London, England). Cobden club essays, second series, 1871-2, 1872: title page (the Hon. David A. Wells, LL.D., of the United States) page 461 (David A. Wells, LL.D., late Special Commissioner of Revenue of the United States)
      • found: Wells, David Ames. Recent economic changes, 1889: title page (David A. Wells, LL.D., D.C.L.; membre correspondant de L'Institut de France; correspondente della Reale Accademia dei Lincei, Italia; honorary fellow Royal Statistical Society, G.B.; late United States Special Commissioner of Revenue, and President, American Social Science Association, etc.)
      • found: Who was who in America, 1607-1896: (Wells, David Ames; economist; born, Springfield, Mass., June 17, 1828; grad. Williams College, 1847, Lawrence Scientific School, Harvard, 1851; published (with George Bliss) The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Cambridge, Mass., 1850-1866; chairman National Revenue Commission, 1865; special commissioner revenue (post created for him), 1866-1870; leading advocate of free trade policies, from 1868; chairman, N.Y. State Tax Commission, 1870; receiver, Ala. & Chattanooga R.R.; member board of arbitration Asso. Rys.; died Norwich, Conn., Nov. 5, 1898)
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