W. T. Easterbrook

Fellow: Awarded 1941

Field of Study: Economic History

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 12-04-1907

Died: 03-27-1985

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:

Appointed from Canada:

EASTERBROOK, WILLIAM THOMAS:  Appointed for studies in the economic history of the Pacific Northwest; tenure, twelve months from July 1, 1941.

Born December 4, 1907, at Winnipeg, Canada.  Education:  University of Manitoba, B.A., 1933; University of Toronto, M.A., 1935, Ph.D., 1938 (Royal Bank Economics Fellow, 1933–34; Alexander Mackenzie Fellow, 1934–35; Maurice Cody Fellow, 1935–36); Harvard University, 1936–37 (Harvard University Fellow).

Assistant in Economics, 1937–38, University of Toronto; Lecturer in Economics, 1938–40, Assistant Professor, 1940—, Brandon College of the University of Manitoba.

Publications:  Farm Credit in Canada, 1938.  Articles in Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science, Encyclopedia of Canada.