Katharine Snodgrass

Fellow: Awarded 1930

Field of Study: Economics

Competition: US & Canada

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1929–30:

Snodgrass, Katharine:  Appointed to make a study of the dietary fats of Northern Europe, with particular reference to the displacement of dairy fats by vegetable fats, being a study in the economics of food substitution; tenure, nine months from June 15, 1930.

Born 1893, at Marion, Indiana.  Education: Bryn Mawr College, A.B., 1915; Columbia University, A.M., 1918; Stanford University, 1928-29.

Research Assistant, 1918–19, War Industries Board; Research Assistant, 1919–22, Federal Reserve Board; Associate Editor, 1923, New York Journal of Commerce; Research Associate, 1924–29, Food Research Institute, Stanford University.

Publications: “Price of Wool and Wool Products,” 1919; “Copra and Coconut Oil,” 1928; “Margarine as a Butter Substitute” (in collaboration), 1930. Articles in Wheat Studies, Stanford University, Food Research Institute.