Robert Clifton Weaver, 1929.
HUD 329.870, Folder 9. Harvard University Archives.
Yes! Economist Robert Clifton Weaver (1907-1997) was appointed by President Lyndon Johnson to serve as the first secretary (1966–68) of the newly created U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. In fact, Weaver earned three degrees from Harvard: a S.B. (1929), an A.M. (1931) and a Ph.D. (1934). His doctoral dissertation was entitled The High Wage Theory of Prosperity.
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