Wells, Donald R. 1932-

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Wells, Donald R. 1932-

PERSONAL:

Born September 18, 1932, in Los Angeles, CA; married June 30, 1962; wife's name Mary L. (a homemaker). Ethnicity: "Angelo-American." Education: University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 1954; University of Southern California, M.B.A., 1961, Ph.D., 1965.

ADDRESSES:

Home—Bartlett, TN. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, professor of economics, 1967-97; retired, 1997. Military service: U.S. Army, 1954-56.

MEMBER:

Society for American Baseball Research.

WRITINGS:

Race for the Governor's Cup, McFarland (Jefferson, NC), 2000.

Baseball's Western Front, McFarland (Jefferson, NC), 2004.

History of the Federal Reserve, McFarland (Jefferson, NC), 2004.

SIDELIGHTS:

Donald R. Wells told CA: "After retiring as an economics professor, I joined the Society for American Baseball Research and began writing on the baseball I watched and listened to on the radio in the 1940s as a kid. After two baseball books, one lady at McFarland noticed that I was a retired economist and suggested that I write on that subject. My book on the Federal Reserve was easy for me because I taught money and banking for thirty years. It is now in almost 1,000 libraries on four continents."