Alfred Conrad

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Birthday
2, 1924
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 17, 1970 (46)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
2, 1924
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 17, 1970 (46)

About

An economist and Harvard professor who applied statistics to the Civil War.

Before Fame

He earned a Ph.D in economics at Harvard.

Trivia

He published the influential paper 'The Economics of Slavery in the Antebellum South,' which basically said without the Civil War, slavery would have continued.

Family Life

He was married to the poet Adrienne Rich from 1953-1970.

Associated With

The Fox News anchor Lou Dobbs also studied Economics at Harvard.