Obituary of Douglass North

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Douglass North

Douglass North (born November 5th, 1920 in Cambridge, Massachusetts) was an Nobel Laureate who was best known for being an American economist known for his outstanding work in economic history. Doug died on November 23rd, 2015 and his death was a result of issues related to esophageal cancer at the age of 95.

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Douglass North Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: North, Douglass
    • Common Name: Douglass North
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • Birth Date: November 05, 1920
    • Age: 95 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Doug, Douggie
    • Occupation: Nobel Laureate
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Smucker's Strawberry Jam
    • Favorite Color: Indigo (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Douglass's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Douglass Cecil North
    • Father:
    • Mother:
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Lois Heister (married 1944-?)
      • Elisabeth Case (married 1972-2015, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Douglass North, Jr.
      • Christopher North
      • Malcolm North

Death Notice:

Category Tags:

Nobel LaureateAmerican Born on November 5th Born in 1920 Born in Massachusetts Died in 2015 Died at age 95 Died from Esophageal cancer

Quotable Quotes:

"When you're riding, only the race in which you're riding is important."

"Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people."

"Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second."

"My fingers are long and beautiful, as, it has been well documented, are various other parts of my body."

"Do a good job. You don't have to worry about the money; it will take care of itself. Just do your best work - then try to trump it."

"I am serious...and don't call me Shirley."

"Douglass North lived a remarkable life, leaving behind a legacy of pioneering economic research that continues to shape our understanding of society and human behavior. (V)"

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Wiki Page Updated: 2024-02-19 16:43:05
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