Allan G. Pulsipher

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Allan G. Pulsipher, of Baton Rouge passed away peacefully, surrounded by his beloved family on Thursday November 16th. He was born in Denver, CO on September 24, 1938. For many years he was executive director of the LSU Center for Energy Studies and Marathon Oil Company Professor of Energy Policy. Prior to coming to LSU, he worked as the Chief Economist for the Congressional, Monitored Retrievable Storage Review Commission (1988-89); the Chief Economist of the Tennessee Valley Authority (1980-88); a Program Officer with the Ford Foundation's Division of Resources and the Environment (1977-80); as a Senior Staff Economist with the President's Council of Economic Advisers(1973-75); and on the faculties of Southern Illinois (1968-77) and Texas A&M (1964-68) Universities. He earned a B.A. from the University of Colorado and a Ph.D. from Tulane University, both in economics. He was a member of the National Petroleum Council, Phi Beta Kappa, the LSU Graduate Faculty, the Editorial Boards of Forum for Applied Research and Public Policy and Oil and Gas Energy Quarterly; and the National Advisory Board of the Institute for Public Policy, Vanderbilt University. His research has been published in numerous academic and professional journals. He served on national study committees organized by the U.S. Office of Technology Assessment, the National Research Council and U.S. Council on Environmental Quality. He was a member of the U.S. delegation to two international conferences and testified before the U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, and Tennessee and Louisiana Legislatures and the Louisiana Public Service Commission. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Margaret Reams and daughter Eleanor Reams Pulsipher, both of Baton Rouge; sons Anthony Adlai Eugene (Nancy Burke) of Oakland, CA, and Alexander Augustin (Shelagh Leutwiler) of Knoxville, TN; brother, Brent Pulsipher (Lyndsay) of Buena Vista, CO, sister Pauline Artz of Greeley, CO; and by grandsons Louis and Vincent Burke Pulsipher, and Sam Pulsipher. He was preceded in death by his parents Gilbert and Lois Blanchard Pulsipher of Denver, and siblings John Pulsipher, Marilyn Bradbury, Lois Ann Bronson and Susan Platt. A Service of Death and Resurrection will be held Saturday, December 2 at 11 AM at the First United Methodist Church, Baton Rouge, with visitation beginning at 9AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank, the , or the First United Methodist Church of Baton Rouge. Please leave condolences at www.rabenhorst.com.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from Nov. 18 to Dec. 2, 2017
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