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Alfred Chandler

Alfred ChandlerAKA Alfred duPont Chandler, Jr.

Born: 15-Sep-1918
Birthplace: Guyencourt, DE
Died: 9-May-2007
Location of death: Cambridge, MA [1]
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Business historian

Military service: US Naval Reserve (1940-45)


[1] Youville Hospital, Cambridge, MA.

Father: Alfred duPont Chandler, Sr.
Mother: Carol Ramsay
Wife: Fay Martin (m. 8-Jan-1944, two daughters, two sons)
Daughter: Alpine Douglas Chandler Bird
Daughter: Mary Morris Chandler Watt
Son: Alfred duPont Chandler III
Son: Howard Martin Chandler

    University: AB, Harvard University (1940)
    University: AM, Harvard University (1947)
    University: PhD History, Harvard University (1952)
    Professor: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1960-63)
    Professor: History, Johns Hopkins University (1963-71)
    Professor: Business History, Harvard Business School (1971-89)

    Pulitzer Prize for History 1978 for The Visible Hand
    Guggenheim Fellowship

Author of books:
Strategy and Structure: Chapters in the History of the Industrial Enterprise (1962, economics)
The Visible Hand: The Managerial Revolution in American Business (1977, economics)
The Coming of Managerial Capitalism: A Casebook on the History of American Economic Institutions (1985, economics)
Scale and Scope: The Dynamics of Industrial Capitalism (1990, economics)
Inventing the Electronic Century: The Epic Story of the Consumer Electronics and Computer Industries (2001, economics)
Shaping the Industrial Century: The Remarkable Story of the Evolution of the Modern Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industries (2004, economics)



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