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A Biographical History of the Georgist Movement

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United States
Name Place(s) of Residence Comments
Aaron,
Alfred
California
(Oakland)
  • 1979 - Attended Joint Georgist Conference, San Francisco, California
Aarons,
Murray (Dr.)
Illinois
(Chicago)
  • 19-- - Became active member of the Henry George Fellowship
  • 1938 - Serving as an etymologist at the National Field Museum
  • 1938 - Addresss, on how man risk his life for science in the Archtic Regions, at a meeting of the Chicago Chapter of the Henry George Fellowship, February
Aaronsohn,
Michael (Rabbi)
Ohio
(Cincinnati)
  • 1896 - Born
  • 1917 - Blinded during military service
  • 1935 - Attended Henry George Congress, New York, NY; September
  • 1936 - Attended Henry George Congress, Cincinnati, Ohio; 12-14 November
  • 1937 - Attended Henry George Congress, Detroit, Michigan; 14-16 October
  • 1938 - Address, "Religion and Political Economy," delivered to the Men's Club of the St. Luke's Evangelical Church, 14 September. "Pastor of the church is Walter Weber, a graduate of the HGSSS."
  • 1938 - Article, Lion, Bear and the Serpent: Zionists and Holy Land Violence, The Freeman, December
  • 1939 - Address, "Fairwell to Magic," delivered at the Henry George Congress, New York, NY;
  • 1938 - Article, Tithes and Taxes, The Freeman, March
  • 1941 - Attended Henry George Congress, Chicago, Illinois
  • Article, Judgment of Albert Jay Nock, Land and Freedom, September-October
  • 1942 - Article, Eulogy in Memory of Civil War Veterans, The Freeman, October
  • 1943 - Letter, regarding vist to the Henry George School, New York, Henry George News, October
  • 1976 - Died
Abbott,
Henry
Connecticut
(Darien)
  • 1938 - Born, Manchester, England
  • 19-- - Earned B.Sc degree in Bus. Administration; N.C. degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 1957 - First took course at Henry George School, London
  • 2005 - Attended Council of Georgist Organizations conference; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; August
  • 2007 - Attended Council of Georgist Organization conference, University of California, Scranton, PA, July
Abbott,
James
...
  • 1852 - Born, 12 December, New York, New York
  • 1932 - Attended the Henry George Foundation of American Congress, Memphis, Tennessee, October
  • 1932 - Died, 30 November (age 80)
Abbott,
Lyman (Rev.)
New York
Abbot,
Willis J.
...
  • 1890s - Campaign manager for Henry George
  • 1896 - Editor-in-chief, New York Journal
  • 1897 - Serving as Chairman, Thomas Jefferson Democracy (and for Henry George's final campaign for Mayor of New York)
  • 1921-27 - Editor of Christian Science Monitor
  • 1911 - Attended Single Tax conference, Chicago, Illinois, November
Abele,
Larry
...
Abell,
Leigh
California
(San Diego)
  • 1960 - Elected to the board, Henry George School, San Diego; 31 August
Abell,
Martha
California
(San Diego)
  • 1960 - Elected to the board, Henry George School, San Diego; 31 August
Abelson,
Sidney J.
...
Abelson,
Sidney J.

1940
  • 1940 - Review of the book:
    Revolution in Land,
    by Charles Abrams, The Freeman, January
  • 1940 - Article, My Role as Book Reviewer, The Freeman, February
  • 1940 - Review of the book:
    People: The Quantity and Quality of Population,
    by Henry Pratt Fairchild, The Freeman, February
  • 1940 - Review of the book:
    1940,
    by Jay Franklin, The Freeman, March
  • 1940 - Review of the book:
    The Ending of Hereditary American Fortunes, by Gustavus Myers; The Freeman, April
  • 1940 - Review of the book:
    Keep America Out of War, by Norman Thomas; The Freeman, April
  • 1940 - Review of the book:
    Economics for the Millions,
    by Henry Pratt Fairchild, The Freeman, May
  • 1940 - Address, "The Horse-and-Buggy New Deal," at Long Island Forum, 14 May
  • 1940 - Article, Lebensraum -- Holland's Way and Hitler's, The Freeman, June
  • 1940 - Review of the book:
    Getting and Spending,
    by Mildred Adams, The Freeman, June
  • 1940 - Review of the book:
    War Without Violence,
    by Krishnala Shridharani, The Freeman, July
  • 1940 - Article, The Riddle of Fourteenth Street, The Freeman, July
  • 1940 - Article, Monopoly Is As Monopoly Does, The Freeman, August
  • 1940 - Address, "A Georgist America in Five Years," at Henry George School, New York, 7 August
  • 1940 - Review of the book:
    Why Europe Fights,
    by Walter Mills (Millis?), The Freeman
  • 1940 - Began new lecture series, announced in The Freeman, October:
    "'Fundamental Conditions for a Lasting Peace', a new series of lectures featuring outside speakes to be given at the School are being arrange dby Sidney J. Abelson. The first lecture will be delivered by a speaker representing the Council Againt Intolerance in America on November 4. On November 18 a representative of the Leage of Nations Association will take the platform. Mr. Abelson will anounce other lecture dates in the near future."

  • 1940 - Review of the book:
    Economics,
    by Fred Rogers Fairchild, The Freeman, October
  • 1940 - Address, "An Economist Views the Election," at Henry George School, 10 November
  • 1940 - Review of the book:
    The Real Danger in our Gold,
    by Harry Scherman, The Freeman, November
Abelson,
Sidney J.

1941 on
  • 1941 - Serving as Chairman, American Alliance to Advance Freedom
  • 1941 - Article, American Alliance to Advance Freedom, Land and Freedom, January-February
  • 1941 - Article, Winning the Peace, Land and Freedom, May-June
  • 1941 - Attended Henry George Congress, Chicago, Illinois; address, "The Georgist Task in a War-Torn World," delivered
  • 1945 - Pamphlet, Freedom is as Freedom Does, pulbished by the Robert Schalkenbach Foundation
  • 1945 - Pamphlet, Freedom is as Freedom Does, pulbished by the Robert Schalkenbach Foundation
  • 1949 - Participated in the Henry George Foundation of America Congress, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September
  • 1951 - Attended Henry George Foundation of America Congress, New York, NY, 5-6 October
Ablin,
Arthur
California
(San Francisco)
  • 1963 - Becomes teacher, Henry George School
Abrams,
Charles
...
Abrams,
Raymond
Florida
(Miami)
  • 1962 - Established new extension of the Henry George School
  • 1968 - Chaired Henry George School conference, Miami Beach, CA
  • 1977 - Attended the Joint Georgist Conference, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
  • 1979 - Attended the Joint Georgist Conference, San Francisco, California
  • 1986 - Book, Total Tax Relief, published (full text provided)
  • 1986 - Review (unsigned) of the book:
    Total Tax Relief, by Raymond Abrams, Georgist Journal, Spring
  • 1989 - Attended the Joint Georgist Conference, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1993 - Died, 7 March; age 68
Abu-Jamal,
Mumia
Pennsylvania
(Philadelphia)
  • 2006 - Article, The Forgotten Ones (Katrina), Georgist Journal, No.104, Spring
  • 2008 - Article, "The Death of the Pursuit of a Dream: A House", Georgist Journal, No.109, Spring
Achenbaum,
Wyn
Connecticut
(Stamford)
  • 2003 - Attended Council of Georgist Organizations conference, Bridgeport, CT
  • 2003 - Article, The Committee on Taxation, Resources and Economic Development, a history
  • 2004 - Article, An Alabama Story -- Susan Pace Hamill, Gov. O'Reilly and the Alabama Voters; GroundSwell, November-December
  • 2004 - Participated in panels on "Hunger, Homelessness and the Land Question" and "Georgist Values, Christian Economics" at the Council of Georgist Organizations conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 22-24 July
  • 2004 - Letter to the editor: Structure of our Economy and Poverty, submitted 3 September to the Fort Wayne Indiana News Sentinel. Reprinted in GroundSwell, November-December, pp.3,9,11
  • 2005 - Article, Eminent Domain and Government Giveaways, Georgist Journal, No.102, Spring
  • 2005 - Attended Council of Georgist Organizations conference; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; August
  • 2005 - Letter, Fairness of Tax Burden, Barnstable Patriot News, 19 August. Reprinted in GroundSwell, July-August
  • 2006 - Letter, What If Cities Taxed Land More and Buildings Less; printed in the Hartford Courant, 12 March. Reprinted in GroundSwell, March-April
  • 2006 - Article, Georgists Turn Out at Eastern Economic Association Conference, Georgist Journal, No.104, Spring
  • 2006 - Article, The Wealth and Want Website. GroundSwell, May-June 2006
  • 2006 - Attended Council of Georgist Organizations conference, Evanston, Illinois, July
  • 2007 - Article, Eastern Economics Association Conference, held in New York City, 23-25 February. Reprinted from GroundSwell, March-April
  • 2007 - Attended Council of Georgist Organizations conference, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA, July
  • 2008 - Review of the film and accompanying book: The End of Poverty? GroundSwell, July-August, regarding the documentary film co-produced by the Robert Schalkenbach Foundation
  • 2009 - Biographical sketch of Weld Carter
  • 2009 - Attended Council of Georgist Organizations conference, Cleveland, Ohio
  • 2010 - Attended Council of Georgist Organizations conference, Albany, New York, July
  • 2012 - Attended Council of Georgist Organizations conference, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania; July
  • 2014 - Attended Council of Georgist Organizations conference, Newport Beach, California; 7-11 July
  • 2015 - Attended the joint conference of the International Union and Council of Georgist Organizations, Southfield, Michigan; 4-8 August
  • 2017 - Article, Raising Property Taxes for Public Pensions, GroundSwell, August-September (a response to an article in the Organge County, California Register, 26 August)
  • 2018 - Article, Who Deserves the Gain Selling a Coop; GroundSwell, March-May
Ackerley,
Oliver
...
Adair,
Charles R.
Michigan
(Flint)
  • 1911 - Attended Single Tax conference, Chicago, Illinois, November
  • 1929 - Article, "The Tax Problem Misunderstood, Saturday Night, 23 March
  • 1929 - Address, What is Wrong with American Agriculture, delivered at the Henry George Foundation Congress.
Adair,
H.G.
Illinois
  • 1911 - Attended Single Tax conference, Chicago, Illinois, November
Adams,
C.A.
Massachusetts
(Campbridge)
  • 1932 - Profession: Professor
  • 1932 - Serving a member, advisory committee, Henry George School, New York, NY
Adams,
Charles Blair
California
(San Diego)
  • 1956 - Elected president of Henry George School alumni association
  • 1958 - Attended Henry George Schools conference, San Diego, CA
  • 1960 - Selected Georgist of the Year
  • 1960 - Died, July
Adams,
Charles F.
...
  • 1901 - Close friend of Henry George and founder of the Brotherhood of the Commonwealth
Adams,
Charles Francis
New York
(New York)
Adams,
Charles Frederick
New York
(Brooklyn)
  • 1882 - Article, The Proper Function of Rent, The International Review, Vol.13
  • 1890 - Attended National Conference of Single Tax Clubs, Cooper Union, New York City, September
  • 1897 - Active in the Thomas Jefferson Democracy and Henry George's final campaign for Mayor of New York City
  • 1899 - Speech delivered atthe 60th anniversary of Henry George's birth, Manhattan Single Tax Club, 3 September
  • 1905 - Photograph and Biography
  • 1905 - Member, Manhattan Single Tax Club of New York
  • 1909 - Continued to be active in Single Tax movement
  • 1918 - Died (age 67)
Adams,
Comfort
Pennsyvania
(Philadelphia)
  • 1949 - Participated in the Henry George Foundation of America Congress, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September
Adams,
Edwin
Massachusetts
Adams,
Frank
New Jersey
(Springfield)
  • 19-- - Graduated from Seton Hall University Law School
  • 1959 - Enrolled in Henry George School, New Jersey
  • 1960 - Became instructor at Henry George School, New Jersey
Adams,
Henry
...
  • 1889 - Visited Henry George at his home in New York City with Lawson Purdy
Adams,
John
Massachusetts
(Dorchester)
  • 1890 - Serving as Secretary, Dorchester Single Tax Club
Adams,
Martin
California
(Middletown)
  • 2012 - Attended conference of the Council of Georgist Organizations, Camp Hill, PA; July
  • 2015 - Attended the joint conference of the International Union and Council of Georgist Organizations, Southfield, Michigan; 4-8 August
  • 2015 - Article, The Free Market, Progress, Winter
  • 2017 - Article, Land: A New Paradigm for a Thriving World, Progress, Winter
Adams,
Mary L.
Oregon
(Portland)
  • 1915 - Elected Secretary of the Single Tax League
Adams,
Minnie G.
...
  • 1939 - Article, "Economics vs. Atheism," Land and Freedom, May-June
Adams,
Vera Belle
California
(San Diego)
  • 1960 - Appointed Secretary, Henry George House
Adan,
Charles Frederick
...
  • 1917 - Participated in The Great Adventure conference, held in Atlantic City, NJ, 13-15 April
Addams,
G.S.
Ohio
(Cleveland)
  • 190x - Became supporter of Tom L. Johnson and the Single Tax
  • 1933 - Died (age 63)
Addington,
Jack E.
California
(San Diego)
  • Profession: Minister, Church of Religious Science
  • 1943 - Serving as instructor, Henry George School, Los Angeles, California
  • 1945 - Elected Chairman to newly formed board of the Henry George Schools of California
  • 1956 - Delivered address, "Henry George -- Truth Seeker of Economics" at 117th anniversary of Henry George's birth
  • 1958 - Attended Henry George Schools conference, San Diego, CA
  • 1960 - Address, on educational program offered by the Henry George School, San Diego, CA
Addison,
M.
Massachusetts
  • 1890 - Rector of Episcopal Church; active Single Taxer
Adeeb,
Hussein
...
Adler,
Felix
...
Adler,
Frank
Maryland
(Wheaton)
  • 1978 - Attended Joint Georgist Conference, Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania
Adler,
Mortimer J.
...
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New Jersey
  • 1917 - Edited by Julia Goldzier
Agnew,
Terry
California
Marin
  • 1975 - President, Marin Branch Council of Henry George School
Agnew,
William
Ohio
  • Member, Ohio State Legislature. In 1919, introduced bill for a two-rate property tax
Aguilar,
Carlos
California
  • 1971 - Serving as branch representative of the Henry George School, San Francisco, California
Aguilera,
Nibaldo
New York
(New York)
  • 2000 - Elected to board of the Henry George School, New York, NY
  • 2003 - Re-elected to board of the Henry George School, New York, NY
  • 2004 - Re-elected to board of the Henry George School, New York, NY
  • 2005 - Review of the book:
    The Clash of Civilizations And the Remaking of World Order,
    by Samuel P. Huntington, Henry George News, January-April
Ahene,
Rexford
...
  • 1993 - Attended Council of Georgist Organizations conference, Los Angeles, CA, July
Aiken,
Janet Ruth (Dr.)
New York
(New York)
  • Profession: taught research methods at Brooklyn College
  • 1892 - Born, Superior, Wisconsin
  • 1912 - Graduated, University of Minnesota
  • 1914 - Article, "Profit Sharing for Savings," The World's Work, Vol. XXVII, May-October, pp. 316-320
  • 1930 - Joined faculty of Columbia University and Brooklyn College
  • 1930s - Joined faculty of Henry George School, New York; taught English and writing and wrote for The Freeman
  • 1939 - Article, Georgism and Escapism, The Freeman, April
  • 1939 - Article, Happiness Is Self-Made, The Freeman, May
  • 1939 - Article, "Dr. Aiken Plans Book," The Freeman, May:

    "Dr. Janet R. Aiken will hold the first of a series of meetings of a writers' committee at her home on Saturday evening, April 29. The project is a book containing authoritatitve treatment of a number of current problems, emphasizing the Georgist solution. Publication is tentatively provided for."
  • 1939 - Article, Nothing from Nothing Leaves --? Is The Graded Tax Too Much of a Compromise, The Freeman, June
  • 1939 - Article, "A Writing Project," The Freeman, August:
    "Some thirty Georgists are at work on as many chapters of a book entitled, tentatively, We Want Freedom. Each chapter will take up a different phase of Georgist philosophy, and the total will be a compendium of individual approaches to the ideal of this philosophy. Dr. Janet R. Aiken is the editor, and publication is expected this Winter."
  • 1939 - Article, Privilege Versus Privilege, The Freeman, October
  • 1940 - Article, Mistakes Don't Work, The Freeman, February
  • 1940 - Article, Against Brinking and Hell-Warning, The Freeman, April
  • 1941 - Teaching course in research and composition at the Henry George School
  • 1942 - Article, First Things First, The Freeman, February
  • 1942 - Article, Never Hate the Wrong People, The Freeman, March
  • 1942 - Review by C.O. Steele of the book:
    Surely Goodness, by Janet Aiken. The Freeman, May
  • 1942 - Article, Toward Unequal Rights, The Freeman, July
  • 1942 - Article,
    Flip It Over, The Freeman, August
  • 1942 - Book, Surely Goodness, published by Quarry Books
  • 1942 - Review of the book:
    Economics of Democracy,
    by F. Mason Padelford. The Freeman, November
  • 1942 - Review of the book:
    Blueprint of Democracy,
    by F. Mason Padelford. The Freeman, November
  • 1944 - Died, 3 February; age 52
  • 1944 - Memorial service held at the Henry George School, 20 February
  • 1944 - Article (unsigned), A Remembrance of Janet Aiken, Henry George News, March
Ainsworth,
C.E.
Florida
(Tampa)
  • 1890 - Serving as President, Thomas Shearman Single Tax League
Airzow,
Robert
Oregon
(Portland)
  • 1938 - Left a bequest of $3,701 to the Robert Schalkenbach foundation. The Freeman, March
Aisbitt,
Thomas W.
California
(Venice)
  • Editor and publisher of the Venice News
  • 1917 - Letter, Everyman, October, in which he wrote:
    "If the Equity Taxation reformers will put up a One Tax demand, publish Everyman as it has been, and conduct a Free Earth fight on the same high, bold lines as No. 5's was, I'll consent to having North, Pinchon, Kuehn, or anybody else, put in irons while 'Equity' opens the earth."
Aitken,
Peter
New York
(Brooklyn)
  • 1888 - Elected First Vice President, Brooklyn Single Tax Club
  • 1890 - Serving as President, Brooklyn Single Tax Club
Al-Shaikhly,
Falih
...
Alaska Frontier Alaska
  • 1940 - Name of this publication changed from Frontier; edited and published by James L. Busey
Albany Single Tax Club New York
(Albany)
  • 1883 - Address, by Frank C. Stevens, defending gambling, 15 October
  • 1897 - Meeting held, 8 September; M.W. Norwalk (President) presided; Robert Murphy kept the record. Report in the Times Union, 9 September:
    "On the principle that the only method to secure the repeal of an obnoxious law is to compel its strict enforcement the local assessors were commended for imposing the personal tax. The Club believes that this procedure will result in a single tax being placed upon land values."
  • 1899 - Announced plans to form branches in each ward of the city
Albright,
Haines D.
Pennsylvania
(Philadelphia)
  • 1895 - Active in Delaware Single Tax campaign
  • 1898 - Enrolled in Temple College
  • 1898 - Member, Single Tax Party of Philadelphia
  • 1903 - Admitted to the Bar to practice law
  • 1926 - Delegate to Henry George Congress, Philadelphia
  • 1926 - Died (buried at Arden, Delaware)
Albro,
W.C.
New York
(Poughkeepsie)
  • 1890 - Member, Poughkeepsie Single Tax Club
Alcorn,
Isabel
Nebraska
(Omaha)
  • 1938 - Elected President, Henry George Fellowship
Alexander,
Andrew
New York
(Long Island)
  • 1940 - Chaired dinner of Society of Long Island Georgists, Jamaica, L.I., 4 January
Alexander,
Charles
California
(Los Angeles)
  • Editor, The Citizens' Advocate
  • 1917 - Letter, regarding support of The Great Adventure, Everyman, October
  • 1918 - Letter, Everyman, March, in which he wrote:
    "It is my firm conviction that a single tax victory can be won in California this year. It is only a question of fully acquainting all the voters with the true meaning of the amendment. Californians are opposed to land monopoly and pretty genrally know that single tax will cure it. With the world's shortage of food and our knowledged that food can only come from land open to use, the only thing that could defeat us would be an empty war chest."
  • 1918 - Letter, regarding Herman Kuehn, Everyman, April
Alexander,
Charles W.
Illinois
(Jacksonville)
  • 1890 - Serving as Secretary, Single Tax Club
Alexander,
Edward F.
Ohio
(Cincinnati)
  • 1927 - Participated in Single Tax conference, Columbus, Ohio, 19 March
  • 1932 - Candidate for U.s. House of Representatives (defeated)
  • 1935 - Helped found Henry George School of Ohio
  • 1936 - Attended Henry George Foundation of America Congress, Cincinnati, Ohio; 12-14 November
  • 1955 - Attended Henry George Schools conference, Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, OH
Alexander,
Jay T.
Alabama
(Birmingham)
  • 1961 - Letter, "It All Goes Back to Henry George," Detroit Free Press, 26 August
Alexander,
John
New York
(New York)
  • 1997 - Teacher, Henry George School, NY
Alexander,
K.P.
Arkansas
(Little Rock)
  • 1915 - Address, The Effects of Taxation on the Commercial Progress of Vancouver, at a meeting in Little Rock, Arkansas, 26 January; The Single Tax Review, July-August
  • 1915 - Letter, Economic GamblingThe Single Tax Review, 1915
  • 1918 - Letter, Everyman, March, in which he wrote:
    "It seems to me that the Great Adventure in California has sized up the situation as it is, and not as we would like it to be; that, philosophically and with rare acumen, they re taking advantage of the 'psychologic moment' to do the one thing which all singletaxers shold now earnestly and unitedly do -- utilize the present stressed conditions to apply the only possible harmonious and lasting remedy to the cause of them. If the stressed economic conditions which produced, and are being intensified by, this war do not result in the adoption of single tax as a means of opening the land, there will be no escape, I fear, from industrial revolutions both here and abroad."
  • 1918- Letter, to Danie Kiefer (Arden, Delaware) supporting concentration of effort to have the Single Tax adopted in California, 3 Apri. Reprinted in Everyman, April
  • 1919 - Paper, Economics and Ethics Scripturally Commanded, The Single Tax Review, Vol.XIX, No.1, January-February
  • 1928 - Letter, regarding the death of Louis F. Post, Land and Freedom, January-February. Quote:
    "I have always considered him one of the clearest and most constructive thinkers along economic lines that, out of Henry George himself, the U.S. has produced."
  • 1930 - Article, Internationalism, Land and Freedom, May-June
  • 1931 - Wrote letter on economic ideas to Rev. Charles E. Coughlin, Detroit, quoting Edward McGlynn
  • 1935 - Died, 31 March
Alexander,
Ray
California
(San Francisco)
  • 19-- - Joined faculty, Henry George School
  • 1973 - Serving on the board, Henry George School of Northern California; President of San Francisco branch
  • 1974 - Died, September
Alexander,
Theresa
California
(Coronado)
  • 1958 - Attended Henry George Schools conference, San Diego
Alexander,
W.E.
Tennessee
(Ethridge)
  • 1927 - Described by editor of the Lawrence Democrat: "He can tell you more about the Single tax in a minute than you can read in a month."
  • 1936 - Died, 11 August (age 70)
Alft,
Elmer C. (Jr.)
Illinois
(Chicago)
  • 1944 - Serving as new instructor, Henry George School
Alkalay,
Lidia
Massachusetts
(Boston)
  • 1951 - Attended Henry George School conference, St. Louis, Missouri, 13-16 July
  • 1952 - Letter, Response to von Mises on Public Collection of Rent, Henry George News, March
  • 1952 - Review of the book:
    The Face of Spain, by Gerald Brenan, Henry George News, August
  • 1953 - Attended Henry George School conference, Boston, Massachusetts, 2-4 July
  • 1954 - Served as Assistant Director, Henry George School
  • 1955 - Attended Henry George Schools conference, Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, OH
All American Reciprocity League ...
  • 1930 - Established, John Dewey as one of the Vice Presidents, Charles H. Ingersoll, President
Allen,
A. Violette
New York
(New York)
  • 1955 - Attended Henry George Schools conference, Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, OH
  • 1960 - Attended Henry George Schools conference, Detroit, MI
  • 1967 - Attended Henry George School conference, Montreal, Quebec, July
  • 1970 - Became a member of the International Union
Allen,
Bernard M.
Connecticut
  • 1949 - Attended International Union conference, Swanwick, England
Allen,
Adrienne
Illinois
(Evanston)
  • 2014 - Attended the Council of Georgist Organizations conference, Newport Beach, California; 7-11 July
Allen,
Francis
...
  • 1979 - Paper, "The American Indian Ethic Towards Land," presented at the Joint Georgist Conference, San Francisco, August
Allen,
Henry Ware
Kansas
(Wichita)
Oklahoma
(Chickasha)
  • Advocated Henry George's ideas for most of his life; wrote letter to editors of major papers across U.S.
  • 1861 - Born, New Bedford, Massachusetts
  • 1888 - Organized a Bellamy Club in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1888 - First read The Standard and joined the Kansas City Single Tax Club
  • 1894 - Article, Would the Annexation of Mexico be Desirable, The Arena
  • 1899 - Letter to the editor, A Garden Spot of Nature and a Treasure House of Ancient Civilization, The Coming Age, March
  • 1901 - Article, "An Entering Wedge," Why? Magazine, January
  • 1890 - Met Henry George in Kansas City, Missouri, on behalf of the Single Tax Club of Kansas City
  • 1921 - Article, The True Function of Government, The Single Tax Review, September-October
  • 1926 - Elected to the National Advisory Commission of the Henry George Foundation of America
  • 1930 - Address, on Henry George, at the Carpenters Union
  • 1932 - Letter to the editor, Immigration Restriction, The New York Times, sent 29 February; no conformation that the letter was printed
  • 1932 - Agreed to serve on the Advisory Committee of the Henry George School of Social Science
  • 1932 - Delivered address, "Social Injustice," at Henry George Congress, Memphis
  • 1933 - Letter to the editor, Taxpayer's Burden: Congress Willing to Do Everything But Lift It, The New York Times, 18 January
  • 1933 - Letter to the editor, West Against East, The New York Times, sent in 7 January; no confirmation the letter was printed
  • 1933 - Article, Social Injustice, Land and Freedom, March-april
  • 1933 - Letter to the editor, Income Taxes, The New York Times, sent in 15 June; no confirmation that the letter was printed
  • 1933 - Letter to the editor, Our Taxation System, The New York Times, sent in 13 June; no confiration that the letter was printed
  • 1933 - Letter to the editor, Faults in Tax System, The New York Times, sent on 7 July; no confirmation that the letter was printed
  • 1933 - Article, Henry George, Land and Freedom, July-August
  • 1934 - Letter to the editor, Examples from Abroad: We Might Profit by Following Some Customs of Other Countries, The New York Times, 10 March
  • 1934 - Letter to the editor, Henry George System Viewed as Remedy for the Farmer's Troubles, The New York Times, 22 March
  • 1934 - Letter to the editor, Tax Exemption for Buildings, The New York Times, sent in 26 May; no confirmation the letter was printed
  • 1935 - Book, Prosperity by the Single Tax; the manuscript was completed, publication information not yet available
  • 1935 - Letter to the editor, Tax Plan Upheld, The New York Times, sent in 4 August; no confirmation that the letter was printed
  • 1935 - Letter to the editor, The Problem of Taxation, the Universal Engineer, September
  • 1935 - Letter to the editor, Work for the Churches, The New York Times, sent in 16 October; no confirmation the letter was printed
  • 1935 - Letter to the editor, Special Privilege, The New York Times, sent in 11 December; no confirmation the letter was printed
Allen,
Henry Ware
1936-1940
Allen,
Henry Ware
1941-1945
Allen,
Henry Ware
1946 on
Allen,
James
New York
(New York)
  • 1970 - Ph.D. candidate at Columbia University
  • 1970 - Developing course on Philosophy of Henry George for HGS
Allen,
John D.
New York
(New York)
Allen,
John Hayes
New Jersey
(Jersey City)
  • 1876 - Graduate from Lafayette College, Pennsylvania
  • 189- - Became supporter of HG
  • 1932 - Serving as a member, advisory committee, Henry George School, New York, NY
  • 1935 - Exchanged letters with Spencer Heath regarding Georgist theory, 12 December
  • 1938 - Article, "Allen Hits Speculators," The Freeman, March:

    "The Progressive League of New Jersey, through its president, John H. Allen, leading Jersey City business man and head of its Chamber of Commerce, sent to Senator Charles E. Loiseaux, of Union, an appeal asking that housing bills coming up for action be so shaped that they shall provide for the gradual shifting of at least part of the tax on buildings and improvements to land values."
  • 1938 - Article, "White House Gift," The Freeman, June:

    "John H. Allen, director of the Robert Schalkenbach Foundation and president of the Jersey City Chamber of Commerce, pesented a set of Henry George's books, donated by the foundation, to the White House Library, the shelves of the incumbent of the presidential mansion, on May 2. President Roosevelt, in a letter to the foundation May 9, expressed his gratitude for the gift. It had been suggested by Morris Van Veen, veteran Georgist Miss V.G. Peterson of the foundation staff made the arrangements."
  • 1938 - Address, on his introduction to teachings of Henry George, at the graduation exercises of the Henry George School, Newark, 5 December
  • 1939 - Serving as President, Jersey City, Chamber of Commerce
  • 194- - John and Emma allen Foundation established at Lafayette College
  • 1947 - Died, 18 Febrary. Left a bequest to Lafayette College to advance the teachings of Henry George
  • 1947 - Article, Bequest Aids Single Tax, New York Times, 7 March
Allen,
John R.
...
Allen,
Robert E. (Jr.)
Maryland
(Baltimore)
Washington, D.C.
  • 1921 - Born
  • 1942 - Entered military service
  • 1952 - Became director, Henry George School, DC, coming from Baltimore
  • 1953 - Attended Henry George School conference, Boston, Massachusetts, 2-4 July
  • 1955 - Letter, Henry George News, June
  • 1955 - Attended Henry George Schools conference, Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, OH
  • 1956 - DC Extension suspended
  • 1959 - Executive Director, National Home Study Council, Washington, DC
  • 1973 - Paper, The Major Thesis of Henry George, presented at a Labor Day conference held by the Henry George Schools and the School of Living
  • 198- - A Meeting with Justice William O. Douglas
  • 1994 - Attended Council of Georgist Organizations conference, Fairhope, Alabama
  • 2007 - Died, 7 April
Allen,
Victor
Connecticut
  • 2001 - Attended International Union conference, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 2008 - Died
Allen,
Violetta
New York
(New York)
Alabama
(Fairhope)
  • 1973 - Died (April)
Allen,
Virgil D.
Ohio
(Cleveland)
  • Profession: civil engineer
  • 1936 - Serving as Henry George School extension director
  • 1944 - Died, age 74
Aller,
Pat
New York
(New York)
Allison,
Edward Pease
...
  • 1888 - Book, Ground Rents in Philadelphia, written with Boies Penrose; published by the University of Pennsylvania, in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, April (made available online by Google Books)
Allison,
Josh
New Mexico
  • 2004 - Participated in panel on "Hunger, Homelessness and the Land Problem," at the Council of Georgist Organizations conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 22-24 July
Almond,
Albert
...
  • 192- - Member, Commonwealth Land Party
Almond,
George R.
Massachusetts
(Boston)
  • 1940 - President, Henry George Fellowship
Alper,
Noah D.
Missouri
(St. Louis)
  • 1924 - First read Henry George's Progress and Poverty
  • 19-- - Paper, A Statement on the Father McGlynn Incident
  • 19-- - Paper, Henry George and the McGlynn Case
  • 1935 - Co-founded the Henry George School in Northern California and served on its board for some years thereafter
  • 1935 - Became involved in the California campaign to tax land rent
  • 1936 - Attended Henry George Congress, Cincinnati, Ohio; 12-14 November
  • 1937 - Attended Henry George Congress, Detroit, Michigan; 14-16 October
  • 1937 - Organized a new Henry George School in San Francisco
  • 1937 - Article, Frisco Turns to Transit, The Freeman, December
  • 1938 - Article, Privilege Fights With Lies, The Freeman, October
  • 1939 - Became first director, Henry George School, St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1939 - Started Henry George class at Assembly Hall, Central Library, St. Louis, Missouri, October
Alper,
Noah D.
1941-1950
Alper,
Noah D.
1951-1960
Alper,
Noah D.
1961-1970
Alper,
Noah D.
1971-
Alpone,
James
Ohio
(Springfield)
  • 1955 - Attended Henry George Schools conference, Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, OH
Alrich,
Sam D.
California
(Los Angeles)
  • 1951 - Served as instructor at Henry George School
Altgeld,
John P.
Illinois
(Chicago)
  • 1892-1896 - Governor of Illinois and friend of Henry George
  • 1897 - Address, Henry George, delivered at the Auditorium, Chicago, Illinois, 5 December
  • 1897 - Address, A Remembrance of Henry George, delivered at "The Auditorium," Chicago, Illinois; 5 December
  • 1899 - Book, Live Questions, of his papers, speeches, interviews and messages to the legislature of Illinois
  • 1902 - Article (unsigned), A Tribute to John Altgeld, New York Times, 17 March
  • 1904 - Book, The Cost of Something for Nothing (full text provided, with an introduction by Clarence Darrow)
Altman,
Todd
...
Altschuler,
Herbert
New York
(New York)
  • 1923 - Born, Manhattan
  • 1940s - Completed courses at the Henry George School
  • 1950s - Wrote pamphlet, Peace and Prosperity
  • 197- - Becomes member, Henry George Institute
  • 1980 - Attended Joint Georgist Conference, New York, NY
  • 1990 - Letter printed, Georgist Journal, Autumn
  • 1995 - Died, November 30, age 82
Altschuler,
Toby
New York
(Brooklyn)
  • 1950 - Born, 22 June (son of Herbert Altschuler)
  • 1964 - Attended Organic School, Fairhope, Alabama
  • 1966 - Attended Henry George School and also took the school's corresponence courses
  • 1979 - Attended Joint Georgist Conference, San Francisco, California
  • 1980 - Atttended Joint Georgist Conference, New York, New York, 28 August - 1 September
Alvarez,
Ramon
...
  • 1992 - Joined staff, Henry George School, New York
  • 1999 - Left position at Henry George School, New York; family moved to Florida