Wesley C. Mitchell was born in Rushville, Illinois, on 5 August 1874 and died on 29 October 1948. Most of his professional life was spent at Columbia University (1913–19, 1922–44) and as Director of Research at the National Bureau of Economic Research in New York (1920–45).
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