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Professor of business economics in the University of Michigan School of Business Administration.

From the description of Ross Johnston Wilhelm papers, 1925-1982. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419636

Professor Ross Johnston Wilhelm, a University of Michigan business economics professor whose commentaries on business and political issues were nationally syndicated, was born January 20, 1920 in Arlington, New Jersey. He married Rowena May in 1944.

Wilhelm received his BA and MBA degrees from Western Reserve, Cleveland, Ohio and his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1963. Wilhelm was a Professor of Business Economics in the Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Michigan.

His radio program, "Business Review" was heard from 1961 to 1981 on WUOM, and was nationally syndicated. He also wrote a column "Inside Business" which appeared regularly in more than 300 newspapers. Wilhelm received the University of Michigan Distinguished Service Award in 1963, and the Janus Award for the best business-oriented radio program in the nation in 1973.

Wilhelm died on March 22, 1983, at age 63.

From the guide to the Ross J. Wilhelm Papers, 1925-1983, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)

Born: 1920
Died: 1983

Alternate Names: Wilhelm, Ross, 1920-1983, Wilhelm, Ross Johnston, 1920-1983.
Occupation(s): broadcaster, university teacher, economist
Field(s) of Work: business economics
Employer(s): University of Michigan
Associated Place(s): Oak Island (Lunenburg, N.S.)