- Morgan, Arthur Ernest
- (1878-1975)Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Arthur Morgan was raised in Minnesota. After leaving high school, he learned engineering from his father and became head of a successful engineering company by 1915. He became a specialist in flood control and advised state governments on drainage and irrigation projects. From 1920 to 1936, Morgan was president of Antioch College, although he was on leave for the last three years there after being appointed chair of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. However, conflicts with other directors of the TVA, particularly Harcourt Morgan and David E. Lilienthal, led Morgan to publicly criticize the TVA for not doing enough in terms of regional planning. In 1938, he was fired and replaced by Harcourt Morgan. Arthur Morgan subsequently became president of Community Service, Inc., and of a housing corporation in Ohio. In 1950, he served as temporary chair of the Conciliation and Arbitration Board for U.S. Steel and the Congress of Industrial Organizations. Morgan also wrote several books, including The Small Community (1942), Small Community Economics (1945), Edward Bellamy (1945), The Community of the Future (1956), and The Making of the TVA (1974).
Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era . Neil A. Wynn . 2015.
Look at other dictionaries:
Arthur Ernest Morgan — (1878 ndash;1975) was a civil engineer, U.S. administrator, and educator. He was the design engineer for the Miami Conservancy District flood control system and oversaw construction. He served as the president of Antioch College between 1920 and… … Wikipedia
Arthur Morgan — * Arthur Ernest Morgan (1878 ndash;1975), U. S. administrator, educator and engineer * Arthur Morgan (Queensland politician) (1856 ndash;1916), Premier of Queensland, Australia * Arthur Morgan (Australian politician), member for Darling Downs in… … Wikipedia
Ernest Truex — Dans La Dame du vendredi (1940) Données clés Naissance … Wikipédia en Français
Arthur Lett-Haines — Arthur Lett Haines, known as Lett Haines (1894 February 25, 1978Deaths, The Times , Mar 02, 1978] ) was a British painter and sculptor who experimented in many different media, though he generally characterised himself as an Engish surrealist . [ … Wikipedia
Arthur Cayley — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Cayley. Ne doit pas être confondu avec Arthur Caley. Arthur Cayley … Wikipédia en Français
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington — Duke of Wellington and The Iron Duke redirect here. For subsequent dukes, see Duke of Wellington (title). For the film, see The Iron Duke (film). Field Marshal His Grace The Duke of Wellington KG GCB … Wikipedia
Morgan Freeman — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Freeman et Morgan. Morgan Freeman … Wikipédia en Français
Arthur Sullivan — This article is about the composer. For the Australian soldier decorated with the VC, see Arthur Percy Sullivan. Arthur … Wikipedia
King Arthur in various media — The Matter of Britain stories, focussing on King Arthur, are one of the most popular literary subjects of all time, and have been adapted numerous times in every form of media.Modern literature* Attanasio, A. A.: The Dragon and the Unicorn , The… … Wikipedia
Critical reputation of Arthur Sullivan — Main article: Arthur Sullivan Arthur Sullivan by John Everett Millais The critical reputation of the British composer Arthur Sullivan has fluctuated markedly in the 150 years since he came to prominence. At first, critics regarded him as a… … Wikipedia