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A Biographical History of the Georgist Movement

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Name Place(s) of Residence Comments
Labadie,
Charles Joseph
Michigan
(Detroit)
  • 1850 - Born, April 18, Paw Paw, Michigan
  • 1872 - Settled in Detroit
  • 1877 - Joined Socialist Labor Party
  • 1881 - Opened correspondence with Henry George
  • 1883 - Abaondoned socialism and embraced individualist anarchism
  • 18-- - Essay, "What Is Socialism," published
  • 1933 - Died, 7 October, Detroit
Labadie,
Larry
New York
(Suffern)
  • 1955 - Letter, Henry George News, May
LABOR ...
Lacey,
Clement
...
Lacey,
Jean
California
(San Francisco)
  • 1979 - Attended Joint Georgist Conference, San Francisco, CA
Lachner,
George
California
(San Francisco)
  • 1961 - Attended Henry George School conference, Chicago
  • 1961 - Elected trustee, Henry George School
  • 1961 - Attended Henry George School conference, Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1973 - Attended International Union conference, Isle of Man, September
  • 1979 - Attended Joint Georgist Conference, San Francisco, CA (residing in Hawthorne, New Jersey) 1982 - Attended International Union conference, Utrecht, Holland
  • 1984 - Attended International Union conference, Cambridge, England
  • 1984 - Elected V.P., International Union
  • 1984 - Residing in Hawthorne, New Jersey
  • 1986 - Died
Lackey,
Jean
New York
(New York)
  • 1942 - In charge of publicity for the Henry George School in New York
  • 1942 - Interviewed on radio station WAAT, Jersey City, NJ, regarding her trip around the world (year not provided); in England she met Herbert Matthews, who introduced her to the works of Henry George. Upon returning to New York, she discovered the existence of the Henry George School
  • 1943 - Residing in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1943 - Attended annual Henry George birthday celebration, Arden, Delaware; 5 September
  • 1943 - Letter, India, Land of Famine, Henry George News, November
  • 1944 - Letter, regarding the emerging land boom in the USA, Henry George News, March
Ladejinsky,
Wolf
...
  • 1899 - Born, 15 March, in Katerynopil, Ukraine
  • 1921 - Fled from the Soviet Ukraine to the United States
  • 1927 - Graduated from Columbia University with a degree in economics
  • 1929 - Joined the U.S. Department of Agriculture (with assistance from Rexford Tugwell)
  • 1931 - Moved to the Foreign Agricultural Service, specializing in Asian problems
  • 1945 - As to the SCAP staff of General Douglas MacArthur; served as a key adviser on land reform in Japan and several other Asian nations
  • 1951 - Address, "From a Landlord to a Land Reformer", at a dinner by the Chinese Assocation of Land Reform, Taiwan, June
  • 1954 - As a New Deal Democrat, he was blacklisted by conservative groups and eventually lost his security clearance and was fired by Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson
  • 1954 - Letter to Kenneth Iverson of the Ford Foundation, "Advancing Human Welfare", December
  • 1955 - Chosen by Harold Stassen at the Foreign Operations Administration to direct the land reform program in South Vietnam
  • 1960 - Article Land Reform in Japan, The Journal of Modern History, Vol.32, No.1, March
  • 1964 - Paper, "Industrialization Bias in Economic Development", presented at a Conference on World Tensions, early in 1964
  • 1965 - Photograph
  • 1970 - Paper, "Agriculture: Some Broader Considerations"; Economic Situation and Prospects of India, World Bank annual report, April
  • 1970 - Article, Ironies of India's Green Revolution, Foreign Affairs, Vol.48, No.4, July
  • 1971 - Paper, "Agriculture: Problems and Needs", Economic Situation and Prospects of India, World Bank Report, May
  • 1972 - Article, "Land Ceilings and Land Reform," Growth Experience, Vol.7, Issue No.5-6-7, 5 February
  • 1972 - Paper, "Agriculture: Issues and Programs", Economic Situation and Prospects of India, World Bank Report, May
  • 1973 - Article, "How Green Is the Indian Green Revolution," Review Of Agriculture, Vol.8, Issue No.52, 29 December
  • 1975 - Died, 3 July
  • 1975 - Article by A.M., A Remembrance of Wolf Ladejinsky, Economics and Political Weekly, Vol.10, No.29, 19 July
  • 1977 - Article by George Rosen, A Remembrance of Wolf Ladejinsky, Journal of Asian Studies, Vol.XXXVI, No.2, February
  • 1977 - Book, Agrarian Reform as Unfinished Business: The Selected Papers of Wolf Ladejinsky, edited by Louis J. Walinsky, published by Oxford University Press
  • 1977 - Introduction and Biographical Sketch of Wolf Ladejinsky, Agrarian Reform as Unfinished Business: The Selected Papers of Wolf Ladejinsky
  • 1980 - Review by Michael Perelman of the book:
    Agrarian Reform as Unfinished Business: The Selected Papers of Wolf Ladejinsky, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol.62, No.2, May
Lafever,
Tim
Pennsylvania
(Spring Grove)
  • 19xx - Becomes member, Henry George Foundation of America
  • 1986 - Died, March
LaFollette,
Robert M.
...
LaFollette,
Suzanne
...
  • 1890s - Family moved to Washington, D.C. while father served in the U.S. House of Representatives
  • 1893 - Born, Washington State
  • 1919 - Graduated college, joined the station of The Nation, where she met Albert Jay Nock
  • 1920 - Joined The Freeman as an editor, stayed until it ended publication in 1924
  • 1926 - Book, Concerning Women, reprinted by Arno Pressi, 1972
  • 1929 - Book, Art in America, published
  • 1930 - Founded New Freeman, which folded after 15 months; turned to freelance writing
  • 1937 - Actively participated in the Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky
  • 1950 - Became managing editor of the reborn The Freeman
  • 1952 - The Freeman was sold to Leondard Read and she departed; became a staunch anti-Stalinist and anti-communist
  • 1955 - Became founding editor of the National Review
  • 1959 - Retired
  • 1981 - Article by Sharon Presley, "A Remembrance," Association of Libertarian Feminists
  • 1982 - Died
LaForest,
Jules
Louisiana
LaFortune,
Charlotte (Betty)
California
(San Diego)
(Capitola)
  • 1993 - Letter, regarding Unitarians, The Illinois Georgist, Vol.5, No.1, Winter
LaFortune,
Louis
Illinois
(Chicago)
  • 1949 - Completed Henry George School course
  • 1953 - Appointed Field Director of the Commerce and Industry Divsion of the Henry George School
Lagnado,
Isaac
...
Laguardia,
Fiorello H.
...
Lake,
Charles D.
Alabama
(Fairhope)
  • 1994 - Attended Council of Georgist Organizations conference, Fairhope, Alabama
Lake,
Waldo E.
...
  • 1953 - Article, No Heritage in the Land, Henry George News, December
  • 1955 - Article, "Do We Overlook a Factor," Henry George News, June
  • 1956 - Article, "Suburban Development," Henry George News, April
Laks,
Hyman J.
New York
(New York)
  • 1941 - Article, "Student Writes on George," The Freeman, August:
    "In the 1941 year book of Yeshiva College, 'Masmid', several pages re devoted to an article by Graduate Hyman J. Lakes on'Henry George and a Balanced Economy'. Mr Lakes concludes his article with the following paragraph:
    "As a brilliant and able exponent of social reform, the position of George is secure. His work is a ringing denunciation of the prevailing order of inequality and class conflict, and is a challenge that civilization cannot afford to ignore. To thoughtful men it should be a source of renewed hope in the ability of mankind to solve social and economic problems without resorting to the violation or suppression of the rights cherished by the individual."
Lamb,
W.B. / W.D.
Illinois
(Chicago)
Lamb,
W. Taft
New Jersey
(Lawnside)
  • 1978 - Attended Joint Georgist Conference, Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania
Lambert,
Fred
Colorado
(Denver)
  • 1915 - Drew a series of cartoons championing the Single Tax
Lambert,
William
New York
(Ellenville)
  • 1890 - Serving as President, Single Tax Club of Ellenville
Lampman,
Rex
...
  • 1938 - Article, "Inheritance Tax: The Landlord's Out," The Freeman, December
Lancaster,
Ralph P.
Ohio
Zanesville
  • 1942 - Letter, supporting the editorial policy of The Freeman, January
Lancefield,
Richard
...
Land,
J.P. De
Florida
  • 1931 - Lecturing on Henry George to his political economy students
Land,
L.B.
...
  • 1894 - Charter member, Fairhope Industrial Association
Land and Freedom 1913-1923
  • 1913 - Published in New York by Joseph Dana Miller, located at 150 Nassau Street
LAND AND FREEDOM
  • From 1901 through 1923, a main organ of the Single Tax movement was The Single Tax Review. In 1924 the name was changed to Land and Freedom
Land, Equality and Freedom (L.E.A.F.) California
(San Diego)
  • 1974 - Founded, with its headquarters in San Diego; founding meeting held, 28 December:
    "The purpose of LEAF, Inc., is to take up the ancient challenge of land equality and freedom; and to restore the shiny promise of freedom as an available goal in our still young, beloved country. and to work for equitable access to natural resources for an eqality of natural opportunities sothat eventually all productive effort will belong to the rightful owners. And by so doing, commit LEAF, Inc. to the betterment of mankind."
  • Chicago chapter established and incorporated with a 5-person board (Sam Venturella, Mark Lasman, Juan Cruz-Galan, William Ranky and Robert Jene)
  • Los Angeles chapter formed with Bill Pereira as interim president; Hy Stewart, VP; Michelle Greenhill, VP
  • 1975 - Sacramento chapter formed with Leonard Nitz, acting Chairman
  • 1975 - First Annual National Conference, University of California, San Diego
  • 1975 - Board of Directors elected: Steven Cord, William Filante, Floyd Morrow, Harry Pollard, Everett Seeley, Robert Tideman, and William Truehart
  • 1975 - Robert Tideman appointed as National Coordinator
  • 1975 - Photograph from conference
  • 1976 - Second Annual National Conference, University of San Francisco, San Francisco
  • 1977 - Hosted joint hearing on land value taxation with Sacramento City Council and Board of Supervisors
LAND LEAGUE ...
Land Marker (The) ...
  • 1975 - Published by the Henry George School, Chicago, Illinois; Rosalie M. Schultz, Editor
Land Party of New York State ...
Land Reform League of California California
(San Francisco)
  • 1878 - Formed in San Francisco; Patrick J. Murphy, Secretary
Land Value Tax Party New York
(New York)
Land Value Taxation League of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
(Pittsburgh)
  • 1915 - Located at Garrison Buiding, Third Avenue and Wood Street, Pittsburgh, PA; P.R. Williams, Exec. Secretary
Landho,
Red
Florida
(St. Petersburg)
  • 1970 - Book, Seventh City of Cibola, published; a fictional series of conversations focused on the single tax
Landlord's Game ...
Landry,
Valarie
New York
(Rochester)
  • 1886 - Founding member of Rochester Single Tax Club
  • 1928 - Still active Single Tax supporter
Lane,
Franklin Knight
Wisconsin
  • 1864 - Born, 15 July, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
  • 1871 - Family oved to California (Napa); then moved to Oakland
  • 1884 - Entered University of California while working as a reporter for several San Francisco newspapers
  • 1888 - Passed California bar; became reporter at San Francisco Chronicle; joined Young Men's Democratic League and worked for adoption of Australian ballot
  • 1889 - Engaged in discussions of Henry George's Progress and Poverty at the Reform Club
  • 1891 - Became New York City correspondent for the San Francisco Chronicle; became acquainted with Henry George
  • 1891 - Became editor, Tacoma Daily News
  • 1891 - Began correspondence with Henry George 1895 - Returned to San Francisco after his newspaper folded
  • 1898 - Elected city-county attorney in San Francisco
  • 1902 - Democratic candidate for governor of California
  • 1905 - Appointed by Theodore Roosevelt to Interstate Commerce Committee (served to 1913)
  • 1913 - Appointed Secretary of the Interior by Woodrow Wilson (served to 1920)
  • 1921 - Died, 18 May
Lane,
J. Charles
...
  • 1938 - Article, "Mapping a War on Slums," The Freeman, June
Lane,
Jessie L.
District of Columbia
  • 1914 - Address, Christianity and the Single Tax, delivered at the People's Church of Washington, DC; 12 April
  • 1915 - Serving as President, Woman's Single Tax League
  • 1916 - Attended Joseph Fels Fund conference, Niagara Falls, NY, 19-21 August
Lane,
Rose Wilder
...
Lane,
Theodore
New York
(Long Island)
  • 1890 - Active in the single tax movement
Lane,
W.R.
New York
(Long Island)
Lang,
Edward G.
Pennsylvania
(Pittsburgh)
  • 1937 - Serving as President, Henry George Fellowship
Langewiesche,
Wolfgang
...
Langston,
Roy
...
Lankton,
Clark S.
Alabama
(Fairhope)
  • 1994 - Attended Council of Georgist Organizations conference, Fairhope, Alabama
Lantz,
Walter A.
Wisconsin
(Luck)
  • 189- Friend of Henry George and John Z. White; was a member of the Chicago Single Tax Club
  • 1931 - Published serially in a number of Wisconsin weeklies articles entitled "The Sins of the Fathers"
  • 1937 - Letter, printed in Land and Freedom, May-June
Lapham,
J.K.
New York
(New York)
  • 1967 - Attended Henry George School conference, Montreal, Quebec; July
Lapolla,
Mazzini
...
Lappe,
Frances Moore
...
Larabee,
Frank D.
California
(Hollywood)
  • 1856 - Born, Oswego County, New York
  • 1880s - Resided in Minnesota; practiced law and became an active Single Taxer
  • 1902 - Article (unsigned), A Profile of Frank Larabee, The Single Tax Review, Autumn
  • 1902 - Photograph
  • 1931 - Retired, and moved to California
  • 1933 - Died
Larkin,
S.V.
...
Larkin,
Thomas A.
New York
(Staten Island)
  • 1932 - Born
  • 1941 - Became a partner in the firm ofGoodbody & Company
  • 1958 - Trustee, Robert Schalkenbach Foundation
  • 1961 - Elected trustee, Henry George School, NY
  • 196- - Elected to the Board of Trustees of St. John's University
  • 1967 - Served as trustee, Henry George School, New York
  • 1999 - Died, June 2 (age 67)
Larson,
Betty
Wisconsin
(Beloit)
  • 1977 - Attended Joint Georgist Conference, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
Larson,
Gosta
...
  • 1942 - Book, Revolt in Arcadia
Larson,
John L.
New York
(Brooklyn)
  • 1927 - Attended Henry George Congress, New York City, September
Larson,
P.
...
Laserson,
Max
New York
(New York)
  • 1887 - Born, Latvia
  • 1910 - Graduated from the University of St. Petersburg
  • 191- - Appointed Associate Professor of Constitutional Law and Legal Theory at the University of St. Petersburg
  • 1917 - Served in the Kerensky government
  • 1918 - Serving as Secretary-Geneal of theRussian Constituent Assembly (later dissolved by the Bolsheviks)
  • 1939 - Migrated to the United States
  • 1946 - Appointed Professor of Contemporary Civilization and Legal Philosophy, Columbia University
  • 1951 - Address, "Henry George's Influence in Russia," at the Henry George School, New York, 9 November
  • 1951 - Died, 3 December (age 64)
  • 1951 - Review by Vi Peterson of the book:
    The American Impact on Russia, Henry George News, June
Lask,
Thomas
...
Laskey,
Edna
...
Lassiter,
Leonardo
Pennsylvania
(Phila.)
  • 1980 - Attended Joint Georgist conference, New York, NY
Latimer,
Lewis Howard
...
  • 1901- Article, , The Single Tax Review, Fall
Laue,
J. Charles
New York
  • 1938 - Instructor, Henry George School
Lavery,
Charles. J. (Dr.)
South Dakota
(Aberdeen)
Law,
Henry H.
...
Law,
Lorenzo C. (Dr.)
Colorado
(Denver)
  • 188- - Became active in the Single Tax movement
  • 1919 - Died, 20 September
Lawler,
Daniel William
Minnesota
(St. Paul)
  • 1859 - Born, 28 March (Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin)
  • 18-- - Graduated from Georgetown University and Columbia University Law School
  • 1892 - Candidate (unsuccessful) for governor; reception held to honor him, Henry George, Thomas D. Shearman, John Z. White, et al. attended; October
  • 1892 - Described by John A. Johnson as follows:
    "... not a railroad lawyer nor the henchman or paid servant of any private corporation and never had been. He would be no man's man and wear no man's collar."
  • 1907 - Address, "Lincoln and Slavery in America," delivered as the Lincoln Day address, St. Paul, Minnesota, 12 February:
    "... wherever men and women of any land or of any color gather together, wherever there is a heart which beats responsive to the noblest dictates of humanity, there is named with reverence and love the name of Abraham Lincoln."
  • 1908 - Elected mayor (to 1910) as a Democrat
  • 1912 - Candidate for the U.S. Senate from Minnesota
  • 1916 - Candidate for the U.S. Senate from Minnesota
  • 1926 - Died, 15 September
Lawrence,
David L.
Pennsylvania
(Pittsburgh)
  • 1946 - elected Mayor, Pittsburgh
  • 1958 - End of term as Mayor; elected Governor
  • 1958 - Address, "Pittsburgh's Progress under the Graded Tax Plan," delivered at the Henry George Foundation conference, Pittsburgh, PA, November
  • 1960 - Governor of Pennsylvania
  • 1960 - Letter endorsing two-rate property tax printed, Henry George News, August
Lawrence,
Edward M.
Alabama
(Fairhope)
  • 19-- - Graduated from the University of Wisconsin, urban studies; earned masters degree from School of Commerce
  • 2005 - Attended Council of Georgist Organizations conference; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; August
  • 2006 - Serving as Director, Fairhope Single Tax Corp. and President, Georgist Association of Alabama
  • 2006 - Address, "What Makes a Downtown Special," Council of Georgist Organizations conference, Evanston, IL, 19-23 July
  • 2006 - Paper, Henry George: The Relevance of His Philosophy Today presented at the Fairhope Unitarian Fellowship, 22 October
  • 2007 - Attended Council of Georgist Organizations conference, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA, July
  • 2007 - Response, Georgist Proposals and the Global Warming Controversy, to comments made by Charles S. Haughey in July. 23 December
  • 2011 - Article, What's the Problem with Wall Street?, 19 October
Lawrence,
L.B.
New York
(Long Island)
  • 1939 - Teaching Henry George class
Lawson,
Fenton
Ohio
(Cincinnati)
  • 1918 - Letter, Everyman, March, in which he wrote:
    "I think it the height of wisdom for the singletaxers of the country to concentrate their efforts on California this year, where there are such splendid prospects of citory."
  • 1926 - Elected to the National Advisory Committee, Henry George Foundation of America
Lawton,
J.B.
Florida
(Orlando)
  • 1918 - Letter, Everyman, April
Lazaar,
Herman A.
New Jersey
(Metuchen)
  • 19-- - Born
  • 1941 - Received degree in physics, Columbia University (worked on the Manhattan Project)
  • 1949 - Enrolled in Henry George School, Perth Amboy, under Ernest Eblovi
  • 1973 - Served as trustee, Henry George School, New York
  • 1982 - Attended annual Georgist Conference, Chatham College, Pittsburgh, PA, 16-19 July
  • 1996 - Serving on the board, Henry George School, New York (at least through 2004)
Lazarus,
Emma
...
  • 1849 - Born
  • 1880s - Became strong supporter of Henry George's campaign and corresponded with George
  • 1881 - Poem, "Progress and Poverty," published in the New York Times, 2 October
  • 1887 - Died (cancer)
  • 1956 - Chapter 9 on Henry George from the book: Emma Lazarus: Woman with a Torch, by Eve Merriam
  • 1956 - Cover, to the book: Emma Lazarus: Woman with a Torch, by Eve Merriam
Ldidas,
Benjamin F.
...
Lea,
Arthur
New York
(New York)
  • 1948 - Teacher, responsible for outreach into communities, Henry George School
  • 1949 - Article, Georgist Notes on Denmark, Henry George News, January
  • 1950 - Attended Henry George School conference, St. Louis, Missouri, 13-16 July
  • 1953 - Attended Henry George School conference, Boston, Massachusetts, 2-4 July
Leach,
Henry
...
Leach,
J.J. (Mrs.)
Illinois
  • 1911 - Attended Single Tax conference, Chicago, Illinois, November
Leacock,
Stephen
...
  • Profession: Professor of Political Economy
  • 1869 - Born, 30 December; Swanmore, Hampshire, England
  • 1875 - Migrated to Canada with his family; settled on a farm in Ontario
  • 1899 - Began graduate studies in political science and political economy at the University of Chicago
  • 1903 - Dissertation, "The Doctrine of Laissez-Faire"
  • 190x - Appointed lecturer, then head of department of political economy at McGill University, Montreal
  • 1906 - Book, Elements of Political Science. Quote:
    "... a single tax, laid on all forms of property alike, seemed to commend itself as the most uniform and the most equitable. In practice it has shown itself to be distressingly inequitable. This is due in part to the manner of its assessment..."
    (p.316) The full text is made available online by Google Books
  • 1920 - Book, The Unsolved Riddle of Social Injustice
  • 1928 - Article, Poor Have Gained Little From Industrialization, Land and Freedom, March-April
  • 1929 - Quote:
    "When I sit and warm my hands, as best I may, at the little heap of embers that is now political economy, I cannot but contrast its dying glow with the vainglorious and triumphant science than once it was."
  • 1930 - Book, Economic Prosperity in the British Empire
  • 1944 - Died, 28 March
LEADER, THE
New York
(New York)
  • 1886 - Established as the campaign paper for Henry George's mayorality bid in New York City
LEAGUE FOR FREEDOM
New York
(New York)
L.E.A.F. California
Leake,
B. Gage
Illinois
(Chicago)
  • 1938 - Instructor, Henry George School (at least thru 1940)
Learn,
George
Missouri
(St. Louis)
  • 1967 - Attended Henry George School conference, Montreal, Quebec; July
Leary,
William J.
Illinois
Leavens,
G. St. J.
...
  • 1889 - Participated in National Conference of Single Tax Clubs, Cooper Union, New York City, September
LeBaron,
James Wade
...
LeBosky,
Jacob C.
Illinois
  • 1911 - Attended Single Tax conference, Chicago, Illinois, November
Leckie,
Thomas
Michigan
(Detroit)
  • 1880s - Became ardent supporter of the Single Tax and friend of Henry George and Louis F. Post
  • 1907 - Died, 27 May
Ledeen,
Hymen
California
(Pasadena)
  • 1958 - Attended Henry George Schools conference, San Diego, CA
Ledoux,
Urbain
New York
(New York)
  • 1933 - Candidate for mayor of New York City on the Single Tax ticket with the same 1186 platform adopted by Henry George
Lee,
George E.
Illinois
  • 1911 - Attended Single Tax conference, Chicago, Illinois, November
Lee,
George E.
California
(Pasadena)
  • 1943 - Joined faculty, Henry George School
  • 1949 - Article, It's The Truth, Henry George News, November
  • 1953 - Stepped down as President, Henry George School board
  • 1954 - Died, 2 May
  • 1954 - Article (unsigned), A Remembrance of George Lee, Henry George News, June
Lee,
J. Bracken
...
  • 1958 - Article, "Let's Abolish the Income Tax," Henry George News, August
  • 1958 - Paper, "Abolish the Income Tax," presented at the Henry George Schools conference, San Diego, CA
Lee,
Jubal
Pennsylvania
(York)
  • 1977 - Attended Joint Georgist Conference, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
  • 1978 - Attended Joint Georgist Conference, Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania
Lee,
William J.
Connecticut
(Stanford)
  • 19-- - Became arden follower of Henry George
  • 1930 - Letter, regarding the Single Tax, Bridgeport Connecticut Post
  • 1936 - Serving as an instructor, Henry George School extension
  • 1942 - Died, 25 January
Leech,
S. Howard
...
Leenhouts,
Cornelius
Wisconsin
(Milwaukee)
  • 1928 - Secretary, League of Wisconsin Single Taxers
  • 1931 - Letter, opposing "lining up with any party that has not the elements of the economic rent for the people as their slogan." Land and Freedom, March-April
  • 1933 - Article, A Vision of the World That Is To Be, Land and Freedom, March-April
  • 1935 - Died
Leeuwen,
M.J. Van
Mass.
(Boston)
  • 1940 - Instructor, Henry George School
LeFevre,
Robert
...
Lefferts,
Shirley
New Jersey
Roselle
  • 1959 - Attended Henry George Schools conference, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Leffingwell,
Elmore (Dr.)
...
  • 1940 - Address, "Who Moulds Public Opinion -- and How?" at Long Island Forum, 30 April
Leggett,
Joseph
Colorado
(Denver)
  • Profession: lawyer
  • Quote: "We will never get the Single Tax directly through the efforts of Single Taxers; but they through their propaganda will so fill the atmosphere with the Single Tax principles that the whole community will absorb and apply them without knowing that they are the Single Tax."
  • 18-- - Born, Dublin, Ireland
  • 1868 - Migrated to California; living in San Francisco, was part of "the early group of Single Tax pioneers in Judge Maguire's office. ..."
  • 1878 - Elected President, Land Reform League of California
  • 1895 - Article, The Single Tax, San Francisco Call, Vol.79, No.25, 25 December
  • 1896 - Paper, Origin and Results of Landlordism in England
  • 189- - Photograph
  • 1899 - Photograph
  • 1901 - Article, Tom Johnson Leads the Single Taxers in the USA, The Single Tax, June
  • 1906 - Article (unsigned), A Remembrance of Joseph Leggett, The Single Tax Review
  • 1916 - Died
  • 1916 - Article (unsigned), A Remembrance of Joseph Leggett, The Single Tax Review, July-August
Lehmann,
Mary
...
Lehmann,
Tom
Illinois
(Alton)

  • 1986 - Article, "LVT Would Be Real Tax Reform," Equal Rights, Summer
  • 1993 - Letter to the editor: St.Louis Dispatch, 14 January
Lehr,
Adam
Ohio
  • 1921 - Candidate for State Treasurer, Single Tax Party
Lehr,
George W.
Missouri
(St.Louis)
  • Profession: banking
  • 1988 - Died
Lehr,
Henry Solomon (Dr.)
Ohio
(Ada)
  • 1838 - Born, 8 March, in Oldtown, Ohio
  • 1857 - Entered Mount Union College but left for military service during the Civil War
  • 1866 - Began teaching school, expanding the program to include adult education
  • 1871 - Raised funding to establish the Northwestern Ohio Normal School, later in 1903 becoming Ohio Northern University
  • 187- - Earned a Ph.D. at Mount Union College
  • 18-- - Became an active supporter of the Single Tax
  • 1900 - Stepped down as President of Ohio Northern University, remaining in the administration until 1903
  • 19-- - Single Tax Party candidate for Attorney-General of Ohio
  • 1923 - Died, 29 January (age 85)
Leibe,
Harold G.
Connecticut
(Hartford)
  • 1940 - Instructor, Henry George School
Leichter,
Matt
...
Leinberger,
Christopher
...
  • Profession: Urban Land Strategist
  • 2004 - Participated in panel, "Addressing Housing Needs," Council of Georgist Organizations conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Leiser,
Albert
California
(San Diego)
  • 1960 - Trustee, Henry George School
Leister,
Mortimer A.
New York
(New York)
Lemon,
Francis Q.
Delaware
  • 1943 - Taught Henry George coruses in Wilmington, Delaware, sponsored by the Democratic City Committee
Lenihan,
Toby
Alabama
(Roberts-dale)
New York
(Stanford-ville)
Lent,
C.P.
New York
(New York)
  • 1958 - Attended Henry George Schools conference, San Diego, CA
Lenten,
Nicholas
California
(La Mesa)
  • 1958 - Attended Henry George Schools conference, San Diego, CA
  • 1977 - Attended Joint Georgist Conference, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
  • 1979 - Attended Joint Georgist Conference, San Francisco, CA
  • 1989 - Trustee, Basic Economic Education
Lentz,
John J.
Ohio
(Cleveland)
  • 1926 - Delegate to Henry George Congress, Philadelphia
Leogrande,
Ernest
...
Leon,
Danie De
New York
(New York)
  • 1852 - Born, Island of Curacao
  • 1880 - Active supporter of Henry George
  • 1889 - Joined Socialist Labor Party; advocated democratic control of industries by worker councils
  • 1914 - Died, New York City, 11 May
Leon,
William
New York
(New York)
Leonard,
Charles F.
California
Arcadia
Leonard,
Samuel
California
(El Monte)
Illinois
(Chicago)
  • Profession: screenplay writer
  • 1979 - Attened Joint Georgist Conference, San Francisco, CA
  • 1980 - Attended Joint Georgist Conference, New York, NY
  • 1987 - Left substantial bequest ($300,000) to Henry George School, Chicago
Leonard (Levin),
Samuel N.
Illinois
(Chicago)
  • 1936 - On editorial staff of Henry George Fellowship
Leonardi,
Mark J.J.
Mass.
(Boston)
  • 1937 - Serving as President, Henry George Fellowship
LeRossignol,
J.E.
...
  • 1902 - Book, Taxation in Colorado, included a chapter on the Single Tax amendment
Lerster,
Mortimer A.
New York
(Brooklyn)
  • 1944 - Letter, indicating his intent to write a paper answering Thomas Henry Huxley's arguments against Henry George, Henry George News, March
Leslein,
Betty Swayne
George
(Big Canoe)
  • 1991 - Letter, to Mike Curtis at Henry George School, Philadelphia, indicating her support of Georgist movement, 14 September
LeStourgeon,
Edward Guy
Texas
(San Antonio)
LeTourneau,
R.G.
...
  • 1950 - Article, "Booms and Busts," Henry George Neews, December
  • 1952 - Article, "Money," Henry George News, November
Leubuscher,
Frederic Cyrus
New York
(New York)
New Jersey
Leubuscher,
Frederic Cyrus
1911-1920
Leubuscher,
Frederic Cyrus
1921-1930
Leubuscher,
Frederic Cyrus
1931-1940
LeVan,
Marie A.
Connecticut
(Hartford)
  • 1941 - Secretary, Henry George Fellowship
  • 1945 - Elected Vice President, Henry George School, Hartford, Connecticut
Leverenz,
Fred J.
Illinois
(Chicago)
  • 1940 - Essay, "Solution to the Problem of the Employee, Employer and the Public," written for contest sponsored by the Rotary Club of Chiago, February; chosen for third prize
Leverette,
William
South Carolina
(Greenville)
  • 1978 - Attended Joint Georgist Conference, Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania
Leverson,
Montague
South
  • 1880 - Article, on Henry George's Progress and Poverty, weekly Argonaut
  • 1897 - Letter to the editor:
    Defense of Henry George in Dispute with William Ivins, The New York Times, 20 October
  • 1925 - Article (unsigned), A Remembrance of Montague R. Leverson, Land and Freedom, November-December
  • 1955 - Comment by Charles Albro Barker (Henry George, 1955, p.318):
    "Leverson himself saluted 'Progress and Poverty' as 'the book of the half-century'' and then proved his sincerity by withholding a primer of economics he was writing until he could assimilate the ideas he now accepted."
Levetan,
Liane
Georgia
(Atlanta)
  • 1980 - Attended Joint Georgist conference, New York, NY
Levin,
Alexander (Rabbi)
Pennsylvania
(Phila.)
  • 1940 - Member, Henry George School advisory council
Levin,
Eugene
California
(Sacra-mento)
Washington
(Seattle)
  • 1928 - Born, 26 April, Los Angeles
  • 1946 - Moved to Washington State; graduated from University of Washington, School of Engineering
  • 1967 - Joins faculty, Henry George School
  • 1989 - Attended Joint Georgist Conference, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1992 - Elected trustee, Common Ground USA
  • 1994 - Attended Council of Georgist Organizations conference, Fairhope, Alabama
  • 1994 - Article, Washington State Legislature Studies Two-Rate Tax Reform, Henry George News, May-June
  • 2002 - Died, 8 April
  • 2002 - Article by Nadine Stoner: A Remembrance of Eugene Levin. GroundSwell
Levin,
Samuel Mordecai
Illinois
(Chicago)
  • Profession: Professor of Economics, Wayne State University, Detroit; also a playwright
  • 1888 - Born, 6 June (Liskova, Poland)
  • 189x - Family migrated to the United States, settled in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1912 - Earned B.A., University of Michigan
  • 1915 - Began teaching history and economics in the Detroit Central High School and Detroit Junior College
  • 1920 - Chaired a committee to revise the history curriculum of Detroit's secondary schools
  • 1925 - Earned M.A., University of Chicago
  • 1925 - Appointed Professor and head of the Social Science Department of the College of Detroit (which became Wayne State University in 1933)
  • 1933 - Appointed Professor of Economics and Department Chair, Wayne State University
  • 1936 - Secretary, Henry George Fellowship
  • 1936 - Article, Does Rent Enter Into Price?, Henry George Fellowship News, March
  • 1958 - Retired from teaching
  • 1960 - Article, The Challenge of Henry George, Henry George News, April
  • 1967 - Book, Malthus and the Conduct of Life, published
  • 1973 - Book, Essays on American Industrialism, published
  • 1975 - Died, October
Levine,
Hyman
New York
(New York City)
Levonson,
...
Levy,
Burt
New York
(New York)
  • 1940 - Lectures, based on George Geiger's Theory of the Land Quetion, to Henry George Society at City College
  • 1940s - Teacher, HGS
Levy,
Daniel A.
Pennsylvania
(Phila.)
  • 1940 - Instructor, Henry George School
Levy,
Simon
New York
(New York)
  • 1880s - Befriended Henry George; worked with George and lectured often
  • 1950 - Died (September or October)
Lewis,
Alfred
Ohio
(Dayton)
  • 1955 - Attended Henry George Schools conference, Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, OH
Lewis,
Amy P.
Illinois
(Chicago)
  • 1899 - Born
  • 1940 - Elected Recording Secretary, Henry George Woman's Club
  • 1943 - Died
Lewis,
August
New York
(New York)
  • 18-- - Born, Aix-la-Chapelle, Germany
  • 1869 - Immigrated to the U.S.
  • 1882 - First read Progress and Poverty
  • 1885 - Met Henry George and became a close supporter
  • 1894 - Photograph
  • 1898 - Henry George dedicated The Science of Political Economy to August Lewis and Tom L. Johnson
  • 1913 - Died, 1 March
  • 1913 - Article (unsigned), A Remembrance of August Lewis, The Single Tax Review, March-April
Lewis,
Claude
New York
(Long Island)
  • 1939 - Acting chairman, forum for the Society for Long Island Georgists
Lewis,
David John
Maryland
  • 1869 - Born, 1 May (Centre County, Pennsylvania)
  • 1902 - Elected to Maryland state senate
  • 1911 - Elected to the U.S. House of Representatives (served thru 1917)
  • 1913 - Appointed Tariff Commissioner by Woodrow Wilson
  • 1931 - Elected to the U.S. House of Representatives (served thru 1939)
  • 1931 - Address, [subject not known], delivered at Henry George Congress, Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1952 - Died, 12 August
Lewis,
Fay
...
  • 1911 - Attended Single Tax conference, Chicago, Illinois, November
  • 1918 - Letter, Everyman, April, regarding the death of Herman Kuehn
  • 1926 - Elected to the National Advisory Committee, Henry George Foundation of America
Lewis,
Jay
Illinois
(Rockford)
  • 19xx - Placed a billboard on a lot he owned, declaring his intent to speculate and directing people to read Henry George's books
Lewis,
Virginia M.
...
Lexton,
John
...
L'Hommedieu,
Howard W.
Illinois
Arlington Heights
  • Profession: engineer
  • 19-- - Article, "Bringing an End to Inflation," Public Press, (his own newsletter, undated)
  • 1970 - Retired, concentrating efforts on tax reform
  • 1970 - Letter, encouraging the Henry George Foundation to make a case for full employment, Incentive Taxation, Autumn
  • 1983 - Article, Land Rent Taxation Key to a Civilized World, Georgist Journal, Winter 1983-1984
  • 1987 - Died, May
L'Hommedieu,
M. Cebelia
New York
(New York)
Libbey,
C.H.
Mass.
(Lynn)
  • 1890 - Serving as President, Lynn Single Tax League
LIBERAL CLUB New York
(New York)
  • 1881 - Speech by Henry George delivered, 14 January
LIBERATOR ...
LIBERTY ...
Liddell,
George D.
Rhode Island
(Providence)
Lieb,
Herman (Mrs.)
Illinois
  • 1911 - Attended Single Tax conference, Chicago, Illinois, November
Liebe,
Harold J.
...
  • 1944 - Elected Treasurer, Henry George Fellowship
  • 1945 - Serving as Treasurer, Henry George School, Hartford, Connecticut
Lief,
Alfred
New York
(New York)
  • 1927 - Attended Henry George Congress, New York City, September
Lief,
Alfred (Mrs.)
New York
(New York)
  • 1927 - Attended Henry George Congress, New York City, September
Ligutti,
Luigi G.
...
  • 1895 - Born, Italy
  • 19-- - Emigrated to U.S. and settled in Iowa
  • 1943 - Article, Henry George -- Liberator, Land and Freedom, June-July
  • 1943 - Serving as Executive Director, National Catholic Rural Life Conference; attended national meeting in Cincinnati
  • 1953 - Article, South America, Land of Plenty, Henry George News, March
  • 1953 - Article, Straight Thinking, Henry George News, July
  • 1956 - Article, "Msgr. Ligutti in Australia," The Standard, February:
    "Monsignor Luigi Ligutti, executive director of the United States National Catholic Rural Life Conference, who has been associated with the American Georgist movement in various capacities for many years, is visiting Australia. He will attend the National Catholic Rural Movement Annual Convention in Canberra in April."
  • 1983 - Died, December 28, age 88 (in Rome)
Lillienthal,
Robert
...
Linahan,
A.G.
South Dakota
(Sioux Falls)
  • 1940 - Teaching Henry George class
LINCOLN Foundation ...
  • 1957 - History of the Lincoln Foundation
  • 1961 - Established the School of Public Finance at Claremont Men's College, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1990 - Letter, from David Lincoln to Carl Shaw, regarding the dispute with the Lincoln Foundation, 3 January
  • 1991 - Letter, from Stanley Sapiro to Benjamin Chinitz, regarding the dispute with the Lincoln Foundation, 3 January
  • 1991 - Letter, from Stanley Sapiro to George Collins, regarding the dispute with the Lincoln Foundation, 6 February
  • 1991 - Letter, from Stanley Sapiro to George Collins, regarding the dispute with the Lincoln Foundation, 26 February
  • 1991 - Letter, from Ed Dodson to Harris Present, regarding the dispute with the Lincoln Foundation, March
  • 1991 - Letter, from Harris Present to Ed Dodson, regarding the dispute with the Lincoln Foundation, 28 March
  • 1991 - Letter, from Stanley Sapiro to Ed Dodson, regarding the dispute; 23 April
  • 1991 - Letter, from Richard Noyes to Ed Dodson, regarding the dispute with the Lincoln Foundation, 1 May
  • 1991 - Letter, from Stanley Frederiksen to Stanley Sapiro, regarding the dispute; 4 May
  • 1991 - Letter, from Stanley Sapiro, regarding the dispute; 14 May
  • 1991 - Letter, from Stanley Sapiro to David Lincoln, regarding the dispute with the Lincoln Foundation, 12 May
  • 1991 - Letter, from Richard Noyes to Ed Dodson, regarding the dispute with the Lincoln Foundation, 13 May
  • 1991 - Letter, from Stanley Sapiro to 17 residents of Arizona, regarding a Lincoln Institute for Land Policy study titled, "Escalating Land Values Create Jobs and Wealth in Developing Countries, 10 May
  • 1991 - Letter, from Stanley Sapiro to Steven Cord, regarding the dispute with the Lincoln Foundation, 30 May
  • 1991 - Letter, from David Lincoln to Stanley Sapiro, regarding the dispute with the Lincoln Foundation, 6 June
Lincoln Institute for Land Policy ...
  • 1990 - Letter, from Benjamin Chinitz to Graham Hart, regarding the dispute with the Lincoln Foundation, 3 February
  • 1991 - Letter, from Stanley Sapiro to Benjamin Chinitz (Lincoln Institute), regarding the dispute with the Lincoln Foundation, 3 January
  • 1991 - Letter, from Ronald Smith to Stanley Sapiro, regarding priorities of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 31 January
  • 1991 - Letter, from Richard Noyes to Ed Dodson, regarding the Lincoln Institute for Land Policy, 10 May
  • 1995 - Letter, from Alanna Hartzok to Robert Einsweiler, Research Director of the Lincoln Institute, regarding the importance of building permit statistics, 6 November
Lincoln,
Abraham
...
Lincoln,
David C.
...
Lincoln,
John C.
Ohio
(Cleveland)
Arizona
Phoenix
Lincoln,
John C.
1931-1940
Lincoln,
John C.
1941-1950
Lincoln,
John C.
1951
Lincoln,
John C.
1952
Lincoln,
John C.
1953
Lincoln,
John C.
1954
Lincoln,
John C.
1955 on
Lincoln,
Kathryn
Arizona
(Phoenix)
  • 2002 - President, Lincoln Foundation
Lincoln,
W.E.
Ohio
(Painesville)
  • 1918 - Letter, Everyman, April, in which he wrote:
    "The Lord guides you on, on! As we old abolitionists won, so will you."
Lindas,
Benjamin F.
District of Columbia
Lindeman,
Eduard C.
New York
(New York)
  • Leader of the adult education movement
  • 1885 - Born (St. Clair, Michigan)
  • 1907 - Entered Michigan Agricultural College
  • 191x - Joined teaching staff of the YMCA College of Chicago (remained just one year)
  • 1924 - Joned the New York School of Social Work, which became part of Columbia University (where he became close friends with John Dewey and shared many of Dewey's views on education; he remained at Columbia through 1950)
  • 1926 - Book, The Meaning of Adult Education, published
  • 1952 - Article, Eduard C. Lindeman of New York accepts Honorary Chairmanship of the Henry George School, Henry George News, October
  • 1953 - Died, April 13
Lindemann,
Jack
...
  • 1951 - Began teaching Henry George courses at Old Fort Dupont, Delaware
  • 1952 - Returned to Philadelphia
Lindholm,
Richard W.
Oregon
(Eugene)
Lindner,
Eileen W.
...
  • 1988 - Article, "The Redemptive Politic of Henry George," Union Seminary Quarterly Review, March
Lindsay,
James Bruce
Ohio
(Cleveland)
  • 1918 - Letter, Everyman, April, in which he wrote:
    "The death of Kuehn has stirred me to action even at a sacrifice, for I want you to know that I am with you and I urge you not to give up the ship to the politicians."
  • 1921 - Serving as State Chairman, Single Tax Party
  • 1921 - Article, Single Tax Movement in Ohio, The Single Tax Review, January-February
  • 1921 - Article, Single Tax Movement in Ohio, The Single Tax Review, September-October
  • 1922 - Article, Single Tax Movement in Ohio, The Single Tax Review, March-April
  • 1923 - Article, Single Tax Movement in Ohio, The Single Tax Review, May-June
  • 1924 - Serving as leader of the Commonwealth Land Party in Ohio
  • 1926 - Chaired the Internatinal Single Tax Conference in Denmark
  • 1927 - Attended Henry George Congress, New York City, September
Lindsey,
Kathryn O'Bryan
California
(Coronado)
  • 1958 - Attended Henry George Schools conference, San Diego, CA
Lingham,
Charles Allen
New York
(Lockport)
  • 1936 - Attended the conference of the International Union; London, England; 1-5 September
  • 1937 - Letter, regarding principles embraced at the Henry George Congress held in Detroit, Michigan. Land and Freedom, November-December
  • 1937 - Article, Principles Adopted at the Henry George Congress Are Clear, Land and Freedom, November-December
  • 1938 - Attended Henry George Congress, Toronto, Ontario; 7-9 September
  • 1942 - Died, 29 June
  • 1942 - Article, "Trust Fund for School," The Freeman, 1942:

    "The will of the late Charles Allan Lingham, retired milling official of Lockport, N.Y., who died June 29, establishes a trust fund for the benefit of the Henry George School of Social Science in New York. Upon the death of two named legatees, the entire estate, not yet appraised but roughly estimated at the time of Mr. Lingham's death at around $100,000, is payable to the school as residuary legatee."
Lingham,
Charles Allen
New York
(Lockport)
Linker,
Myer
Illinois
  • 1911 - Attended Single Tax conference, Chicago, Illinois, November
Linn,
George Dana
New York
(New York)
California
(San Francisco)
  • 1938 - Authored pamphlet, How to Balance Budgets, Federal, State, County and Municipal
  • 1938 - Article, "Linn on Budgets," The Freeman, June:
    George Dana Linn has just published a 16 page pamphlet, 'How to Balance Budgets, Federal, State, County, Munciipal', which shows the evils of land monopoly and the tax muddle resulting from the failure of the public to appropriate ground rent and advocates the Georgist proposal for social land value taxation."
  • 1940 - Candidate for Governor of Washington State (received 10 votes)
  • 1942 - Article, Don't Hoard Land, The Freeman, April
  • 1949 - Attended International Union conference, Swanwick, England
  • 1951 - Attended Henry George Congress, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; July
  • 1952 - Attended International Union conference, Odense, Denmark
  • 1960 - died, age 97
  • 1960 - Article (unsigned), A Remembrance of George Dan Linn, Henry George News, July
  • 1981 - Trust from his estate established with several Georgist organizations as beneficiaries
Lippencott,
Henry C.
Pennsylvania
(Phila.)
  • 1895 - Active in the Delaware campaign for a Single Tax
  • 1898 - Member, Single Tax Party of Philadelphia
  • 1937 - Died, 8 December (age 93)
Lippman,
Walter
...
Lischer,
Charles
Missouri
(St. Louis)
  • 1926 - Candidate for U.S. Senate, Commonwealth Land Party of Missouri
  • 1930 - Paper, "Disemployment and Disaster," delivered at Henry George Congress, San Francisco; September
  • 1939 - Died
Lissner,
Dorothy
...
  • 19-- - Born, Concord, Massachusetts
  • 1930s - Studied at University of Munich; then worked in consulates of Mexico, Canada, Asia and Central America
  • 19-- - Served as Assistant Editor, American Journal of Economics and Sociology
  • 1973 - Paper, "Land Speculation on the Rural-Urban Fringe, presented at the International Union conference, Isle of Man, September
Lissner,
Will
New York
(New York)
  • 1908 - Born, New York, NY (upper east side)
  • 1920 - First introduced to ideas of Henry George through The Freeman
  • 1923 - Went to work at New York Times as a copy boy, and was also assigned to write "feature stories" for the paper; promoted to staff writer at age 22; at 24, began covering economics
  • 1933 - Joined volunteer faculty of the Henry George School, New York
  • 1934 - Article, Albert Jay Nock, written as an introduction to a reprint of Nock's 1934 essay, "Henry George: Unorthodox American"; Will Lissner was, at the time, Editor-in-Chief of The American Journal of Economics and Sociology]
Lissner,
Will
1936
Lissner,
Will
1937
Lissner,
Will
1938
Lissner,
Will
1939
  • 1939 - Article, Public Education as a Course of Social Action, Land and Freedom, January-February
  • 1939 - Article, Public Education as a Course of Social Action (continued), Land and Freedom, March-April
  • 1939 - Article, Public Education as a Course of Social Action, Land and Freedom, January-February and March-April
  • 1939 - Article, "Speaks to Clubs," The Freeman, March:
    "Will Lissner, New York newspaper man, is scheduled to speak on 'Raw material: Ours and Theirs' before nine women's clubs in the metropolitan area during March as the guest speaker of the New York Times news seminars. He also was scheduled to address the assembly of Boys' High School, Brooklyn, on 'The National Economic Situation'. Mr. Lissner, former editor of The Freeman, has been a member of the faculty of the HGSSS at natinal headquarters."
  • 1939 - Paper, American Exploitation of Fuels and Minerals, presented at the International Conference celebrating The Henry George Centenary, Hotel Commodore, New York City; 30 August - 2 September
Lissner,
Will
1940
Lissner,
Will
1941-1945
  • 1941 - Became first Editor, American Journal of Economics and Sociology
  • 1942 - Article, Fundamentals of the Land Question, The Freeman, June
  • 1942 - Article, Landlords and Tenants in Early New York, excerpted from Agrarian Conflicts in Coloial New York, 1711-1775, published in 1940 by Columbia University Press
  • 1943- Article, A Remembrance of Franz Oppenheimer, Land & Liberty, October
  • 1945 - Man's Relation to the Land, An Unsigned Statement of Principles Which Shall Underlie Our National, State and Individual Actions. American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Vol. 1, No. 1, October 1945. Will Lissner served as editor and is thought to be the author of this statement
Lissner,
Will
1946
Lissner,
Will
1947
Lissner,
Will
1948
Lissner,
Will
1949
Lissner,
Will
1950
Lissner,
Will
1951
  • 1951 - Article, The Island Utopia of Tonga, American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Vol.10, No.3, April, p.284
  • 1951 - Review of the book:
    The Makers of War,
    by Francis Neilson; American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Vol.10, No.4, July, pp.437-439
  • 1951 - Attended Henry George Foundation of America Congress, New York, NY, 5-6 October
Lissner,
Will
1952-1960
Lissner,
Will
1961-1970
Lissner,
Will
1971-1980
Lissner,
Will
1981-1990
Lissner,
Will
1991-
Little,
Audrey
Illinois
(Chicago)
  • 19-- - Took Henry George course under Ed Phelps
Little,
William C.
Missouri
(St. Louis)
  • 1890 - Serving as Secretary, St. Louis Single Tax League
Littlefield,
A.W. (Rev.)
Mass.
(Middle-borough)
Littlefield,
George Elmer
Pennsylvania
(Phila.)
  • 19-- - On the Land, Ariel, and undated booklet publsihed by the Fellowship Farm Association
Lloyd,
Eron
Pennsylvania
(Phila.)
  • 2005 - First learned of the Georgist movement researching tax reform options for the City of Reading, Pennsylvania
  • 2005 - Attended Council of Georgist Organizations conference, Philadelphia
  • 2007 - Joined staff of the Henry George Foundation of America, Philadelphia
Lloyd,
George
New York
(New York City)
  • 1888 - Voted to expel Henry George from the United Labor Party, May
  • 1918 - Letter, Everyman, April, in which he wrote:
    "It seems you will go over the top in California this year. Just keep on telling the people plainly: Under the single tax holders of idle land would have to Plant, Build, or Quit! and -- Every idle acre is an enemy of the United States."
  • 1920s - Active in Georgist movement 1927 - Article, "Henry George vs Karl Marx," The Commonweal, Spring (?)
  • 1927 - Active giving addresses on behalf of the Commonwealth Land Party
  • 1927 - Letter, regarding Whidden Graham's article on the "American Farmer and the Single Tax," Land and Freedom, March-April
  • 1927 - Article, Two Kinds of Crops, Land and Freedom, March-April
  • 1927 - Attended Henry George Congress, New York City, September
  • 1928 - Article, Taxation, Its Powers to Destroy or Stimulate Initiative, Land and Freedom, September-October
  • 1928 - Article, Taxation Can Destroy A Nation, Land and Freedom, September-October
  • 1929 - Address, on Henry George's philosophy to a meeting of the Socialist Party, January
  • 1929 - Address, Equality of Opportunity, on radio station WPCH, 27 March, Land and Freedom, March-April
  • 1929 - Article (PDF format), Equality of Opportunity, Land and Freedom, March-April
  • 1930 - Article, Henry George Knew How to End Evils, Land and Freedom, January-February
  • 1935 - Attended Henry George Congress, New York, NY; September
Lloyd,
M.G.
Illinois
  • 1911 - Attended Single Tax conference, Chicago, Illinois, November
Lloyd,
Marcellus A.
Pennsylvania
(Philadelphia)
  • 1983 - Began teaching "Great Decisions" course at the Henry George School, Philadelphia