Faculty News | | 01 Jan 2004
Re: Alfred D. Chandler, Jr.
Alfred D. Chandler, Jr., Isidor Straus Professor of Business History, Emeritus, has received the John F. Kennedy Medal from the Massachusetts Historical Society. Awarded to only five other recipients since its inception in 1964, the medal recognizes outstanding service to the study of history. Past recipients include Oscar Handlin and Samuel Eliot Morrison. In his introductory remarks, former New York Times columnist Anthony Lewis noted that Chandler, a Harvard College classmate of JFK's, not only created the field of business history but dominated it for decades.

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