Businessman, university professor, consultant. Born– May 8, 1911, South Bend, Ind. Parents– Robert Warren and Lura (Keller) French. Married– Dorothy Louise Smith, July 8, 1934 (died June 1990); married Nadene Shaner, January 2, 1993. Children– Two. Education– University of Michigan, A.B., 1932; M.A., 1933; Ph.D., 1937. Served as Brookings Institute fellow, 1934-1935; teaching fellow, 1935-1937. Taught at Louisiana State University, 1941-1946; University of Texas, 1946-1949; Tulane University, 1949-1956, vice president, 1953-1956; port director at New Orleans, 1956-1960; president, Tax Fund Incorporated, 1960-1963; director of professional management program, Graduate School of Business, University of Southern California, 1963-1965; professor and acting dean of the College of Business, University of Alabama in Birmingham; assistant to the president; interim director of the Center for International Programs, 1965-1981. Edited the Louisiana Business Review, 1941-1946, and the Texas Business Review, 1946-1949. Member American Society for Public Administration; Chicago Architectural Foundation; Art Institute of Chicago.  Trustee, Dillard University; Board of Directors, Amistad Research Center. Professor emeritus, UAB, 1981.  Died March 26, 1999.


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