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Alfred Marshall

Born: 26-Jul-1842
Birthplace: London, England [1]
Died: 13-Jul-1924
Location of death: Cambridge, England
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Ascension Parish Burial Ground, Cambridge, England

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Economist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Principles of Economics


[1] Per birth certificate (a civil requirement since 1837), Marshall was born at 66 Charlotte Row, Bermondsey, London. Disguising the circumstances of his lower birth, Marshall often gave his birthplace as Clapham, London, or Surrey. Even Keynes in his Memoir on Alfred Marshall erroneously stipulates Clapham.

Father: William Marshall (bank cashier)
Mother: Rebecca Oliver
Brother: Charles William Marshall
Brother: Walter (d. while student at Cambridge)
Sister: Agnes (b. 1846)
Sister: Mabel (b. 1850)
Wife: Mary Paley (m. 17-Aug-1877)

    High School: Merchant Taylor's School, London
    University:
St. John's College, Cambridge University
    Professor: Political Economy, Cambridge University (1868-77)
    Professor: University College Bristol (1877-84)
    Professor: Political Economy, Cambridge University (1885-1908)

Author of books:
The Pure Theory of Foreign Trade: The Pure Theory of Domestic Values (1879)
The Economics of Industry (1879, with Mary Paley Marshall)
Principles of Economics (1890)
Industry and Trade (1919)
Money, Credit, and Commerce (1923)



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