Duane Theodore McGough

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Duane Theodore McGough, 85, passed away May 23, 2018. Economist, government official. Born in Rice Lake, WI, August 3, 1932 to James Patrick and Josephine Margaret (Huerth). Married Donna Mae Jones, June 13, 1959. Student, Wis. State Coll., 1950-52, U.Wis., 1952-54; B.S. in Light Constrn. Industry, U. Wis., 1959, M.B.A. in Urban Land Econs., 1962; postgrad, U. So. Calif., 1968-69. Housing mgmt. officer Pub. Housing Adminstrn. Atlanta, 1960-62; program planning analyst Pub. Housing Adminstrn. Phila., 1962-67; program analyst HUD, Washington, 1967-68, 69-70; industry economist HUD, 1970-73, supervisory economist, 1973-77, dir. Housing and demographic analysis, 1977-; govnt. Tech. rep. for ann. housing survey Bur. of Census, HUD, Washington, 1977-, acting dep. asst. sec. for econ. Affairs (chief economist), 1977, 82, 84-85; U.S. rep. housing subcom. UN Econ. Commn. For Europe, Geneva, 1976, 79, 82. Editor: President’s Report on Housing Goals, 1974-78, National Housing Production Report, 1980, 82. Served with the U.S. Army, 1954-56; saxophonist 7th Army Band. Recipient Outstanding Performance award Pub. Housing Adminstrn. Phila., 1966. Career Edn. award Nat. Inst. Pub. Affairs, 1968-69, cert. spl. achievement HUD, 1983, 84. Nat. Inst. Pub. Affairs fellow, 1969. Mem Am. Econ. Assn., Am. Real Estate and Urban Econs. Assn., Nat. Economists Club. Am. Forestry Assn., Lambda Alpha. Avocations: music; gardening; skiing; rockhounding. Acknowledged in “Who’sWho America” 45th edition 1988-89, volume 2. Retired in 1997. Pursued his special interest in travel, gardening, museums, stamping, and coin collecting. Survived by wife of 59 years, Donna; nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial 11AM Thursday, May 31st at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 2411 23rd Street, Rice Lake, WI 54868. Visitation 1-3 PM Wednesday, May 30th at Washburn-McReavy Edina, 5000 W 50th Street, Edina, MN 55436 as well as one hour prior to mass at the church. Interment Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery, Rice Lake, WI.


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