Robert Stanley Rankin

Carl Beck, R. Taylor Cole
1978 PS  
News and Notes (OECD). The research for it he did as a French-government fellow at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques in Paris. He was fluent in French and Swedish and learned passable Russian. He was also an accomplished amateur pianist. His published articles on international relations and on statistics demonstrate the honesty, the rigor, and the humanistic concern that he brought to the pursuit of scientific truth. Death came from a lingering kidney disorder which he faced, both while teaching
more » ... at the University of Missouri-Columbia and subsequently, with fortitude and good courage. At the time of his death, he was working for the United States Department of Energy. Besides his parents and a sister, he is survived by his widow, the former Beverly Fretz, and by a daughter, Barbara.
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