LARSON, JAMES EDWARD, 1916-2014

Biography:

Political scientist, teacher. Born– Nov. 16, 1915, Woodstock, Ill. Parents– Gustave A. and Clara (Turner) Larson. Married– Eleanor Lucille Kvasnicka, June 11, 1943. Children– Four. Education– Cornell University, B.A., 1940; University of Michigan, M.A., 1947; Ph.D., 1952. U.S. Naval Reserve, 1940-1946; administrative analyst, Michigan Budget Office, 1948-1949; research associate, Bureau of Government, West Virginia University, 1949-1952; director of research, Institute of Public Administration, University of the Philippines, 1952-1954; professor, University of Alabama, 1955-1963; Head of the Department of Political Science, University of South Carolina, 1964-1980. Member– National Tax Association; Southern Political Science Association; American Association of University Professors. Died July 10, 1914.

Source:

Who’s Who in America, 1974; obituary.

Publication(s):

Alabama’s Inland Waterways. University, Ala.; Bureau of Public Administration, University of Alabama, 1960.

The City Government of Huntsville, Alabama. University, Ala.; Bureau of Public Administration, University of Alabama, 1958.

The City of Flint Tax Limitation Experiment. Ann Arbor, Mich.; Institute for Human Adjustment, Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, 1948.

How Cities are Organized. University, Ala.; Bureau of Public Administration, University of Alabama, 1959.

Intergovernmental Relations in West Virginia. Morgantown, W.Va.; Bureau for Government Research, West Virginia University, 1951.

Reapportionment and the Courts; a Survey of Recent Cases. University, Ala.; Bureau of Public Administration, University of Alabama, 1962.

A Report on City and County Budgets, 1952. Morgantown, W.Va.; Bureau for Government Research, West Virginia University, 1952.

Tax Problems in Alabama. University, Ala.; Bureau of Public Administration, University of Alabama, 1962.

West Virginia; a Report on the Economy. Morgantown, W.Va.; Bureau for Government Research, West Virginia University, 1952.

Joint_Publication(s):

Methods of Financing Sewers and Sewage Treatment Works in West Virginia. Morgantown, W.V.; Bureau for Government Research, West Virginia University, 1952.