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John Kenneth Galbraith

Economist and Author John Kenneth Galbraith

Profession: Economist and Author


Why Famous: American Capitalism, The Affluent Society, The New Industrial State

Born: October 15, 1908
Birthplace: Iona Station, Ontario, Canada
Star Sign: Libra

Died: April 29, 2006 (aged 97)
Cause of Death: Natural causes

Married Life

  • 1937-09-17 Economist John Kenneth Galbraith (29) weds author Catherine Atwater (24) at the Reformed Church of North Hempstead in New York