American administrator, labor scholar, and the 14th United States Secretary of Labor who also served as the Director of the U.S. Cost of Living Council and Chairman of the U.S. Commission on the Future of Worker/Management Relations.
He was a Harvard Professor and served as a Chairman of the Economics Department and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
He had several books published including Industrial Relations Systems, Labor and the American Community, and The Management of Labor Unions.
He was married to Dorothy Webb Dunlop and children John Barret, Beverly Clarie, and Thomas Frederick.
He was selected by Harry S. Truman to be a part of the Atomic Energy Labor Panel.