Glass, David Victor

Glass (1911-78) was educated at Raine's Grammar School and at the London School of Economics. He became research assistant to William Beveridge (1931). Encouraged by Lancelot Hogben, he began working on population problems, and became the first research secretary of the Population Investigation Committee under the chairmanship of A. M. Carr-Saunders . He was reader in demography at the London School of Economics (1945), then professor of sociology (1948) and Martin White professor (1961). He served on the statistics, the biological and medical committees of the Royal Commission on Population (1944-49).

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