A. Ross Eckler

A. Ross Eckler

Albert Ross Eckler (May 22, 1901 - March 14, 1991) served as deputy director of the United States Census Bureau from 1949 to 1965, and its director from 1965 until 1969. He was the first career employee ever to become director of the agency. He authored "The Bureau of the Census" (ISBN 0-275-55370-1), and was president of the American Statistical Association. He is also the father of logologist and centenarian researcher A. Ross Eckler, Jr..

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