The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

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Armstrong, Wallace Edwin (1892–1980)

  • C. A. Gregory
  • James Urray
Reference work entry


Born in England in 1892, W.E. Armstrong won an exhibition to Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge before World War I. At the outbreak of war he joined the Royal Medical Corps, but was wounded in action in 1915 and subsequently lost a leg. He returned to Cambridge and completed his degree in the Moral Sciences Tripos in 1918.

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  • C. A. Gregory
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  • James Urray
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