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Williams, Gertrude (Lady Williams)free

CBE 1963

Born 11 Jan. 1897; d of I. Rosenblum; m 1919, Sir William Emrys Williams, CBE, DLitt (d 1977); no c; died 21 Feb. 1983

Professor of Social Economics, University of London, 1955–64, Professor Emeritus since 1964


Manchester University; London School of Economics


Apptd to Dept of Social Studies and Economics, Bedford Coll., Univ. of London, 1919, subseq. Special Lecturer in Economics, Reader in Social Economics, and Professor. Min. of Home Security and Min. of Labour and Nat. Service, 1940–42. Member of many Govt cttees of Enquiry. Member Central Training Council, 1964


The State and the Standard of Living, 1936; The Price of Social Security, 1946; Woman and Work, 1946; Economics of Everyday Life (Pelican), 1950, rev. and enl. edn 1972, rev. and rewritten, 1976; Recruitment to Skilled Trades, 1957; Apprenticeship in Europe: the Lesson for Britain, 1963; The Coming of the Welfare State, 1967; articles in Economic Jl, etc


Travel, ballet, opera


Grenville Paddock, Haddenham, Bucks

Haddenham 291464