Entity | Francis Murray Boddy

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Francis Murray Boddy was born on 21 September 1906 in Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada. He earned his B.A. in 1930, M.A. in 1936 and Ph.D. in 1939 from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Boddy joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota in 1934 as an instructor in economics. He became a full professor in 1946. In 1961, Dr. Boddy was appointed as associate dean of the graduate school of business administration. He served as associate dean until 1973, while continuing to teach in the department of economics. Dr. Boddy was considered an expert in state finances and served as a consultant to many governors of Minnesota, including Orville Freeman, Al Quie and Wendell Anderson. Dr. Boddy retired from the University of Minnesota in 1975. Francis Boddy died in March 1983.

From the guide to the Francis M. Boddy papers, circa 1940s-1970s, (University of Minnesota Libraries. University of Minnesota Archives [uarc])

Born: 1906
Died: 1983

Alternate Names: Boddy, Francis M. (Francis Murray), 1906-, Boddy, Francis Murray, 1906-...., Boddy, Francis M., Boddy, Francis Murray, 1906-1983, Boddy, Francis M. 1906-, Boddy, F. M., Boddy, F. M. 1906- (Francis Murray),, Boddy, Frank, 1906-, Boddy, F. M. 1906-, Boddy, Frank
Occupation(s): administrator, consultant, university teacher, economist
Field(s) of Work: education, economics
Employer(s): University of Minnesota