HE WAS AN ASSISTANT-ADJUTANT GENERAL UNDER GENERAL PHILLIP SHERIDAN IN THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR, A LAWYER, MASSACHUSETTS STATE SENATOR, COLLEGE PROFESSOR, COLLEGE PRESIDENT, PROLIFIC AUTHOR, AND THE FIRST U. S. COMMISSIONER OF LABOR (1885-1905)
CARROLL DAVIDSON WRIGHT (1840-1909) SIGNED CARD, “Carroll D. Wright”, on a card 4 x 2.5, by the American statistician and social economist who organized the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and is best known for his title as the first U. S. Commissioner of Labor (1885-1905). He was a lawyer, state senator, professor of statistics at George Washington University and Harvard, first president of Clark University in Massachusetts, and prolific author of publications on statistics, labor, and the census. He was President of the American Statistical Association. The card is in fine condition, with minor age toning, and the date “1904” in another hand, lower left.