John Kenneth Galbraith

John Kenneth Galbraith

Iona Station, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada
Death 29 Apr 2006 (aged 97)
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 14125803 · View Source
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Econimist. He achieved worldwide renown as a liberal economist. During a long career, the Canadian-born economist served as adviser to Democratic presidents from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Bill Clinton, and was John F. Kennedy's ambassador to India. Galbraith, who was outspoken in his support of government action to solve social problems, became a large figure on the American scene in the decades after World War II. He was one of America's best-known liberals, and he never shied away from the label. One of his most influential books, "The Affluent Society," was published in 1958.

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