Day, Edmund Ezra, 1883-1951

Day, Edmund Ezra, 1883-1951

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1883 - 1951

Biography

Edmund Ezra Day (December 7, 1883 – March 23, 1951) was an American educator.Day received his undergraduate and master's degrees from Dartmouth College and his doctorate in economics from Harvard. While at Dartmouth, he became a brother of Theta Delta Chi. In 1921 he was elected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association. In 1923 he went to the University of Michigan, where he served as professor of economics, organizer and first dean of the School of Business Administration, and Dean of the University. He went on to serve as the fifth president of Cornell University from 1937 to 1949. While in office, he helped establish the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Edmund Ezra Day letter

Mss 938266
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 938266
Date(s): 1938-04-16
Abstract

In English.

Edmund Ezra Day letter

Mss 940627
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 940627
Date(s): 1940-11-27
Abstract

In English.