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Francis Amasa Walker (1840–1897)

Walker, Francis Amasa. An American soldier, educator, and political economist; born in Boston, July 2, 1840; died there, Jan. 5, 1897. He edited ‘Census Reports’ (3 quarto vols.); compiled a ‘Statistical Atlas of the United States’ (1874); and published ‘The Indian Question’ (1874); ‘The Wages Question’ (1876); ‘Money’ (1878); ‘Money, Trade, and Industry’ (1879); ‘Political Economy’ (1883); ‘Land and its Rent’ (1883); ‘History of the Second Army Corps’ (1886); ‘Life of General Winfield S. Hancock’ (1894); and ‘The Making of the Nation’ (1895). He was president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology at the time of his death.