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John McFarland Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

John McFarland has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the economics industry

    SEATTLE, WA, September 06, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present John McFarland with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, John McFarland celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

More than 30 years ago, Mr. McFarland started in economics with the Federal Reserve System. Subsequently, he served as an economist with the American Medical Association and the American Hospital Association before moving into the legal field. Since the 1980s, he has served as legal assistant with Bassett and Morrison, Gaitan & Cusack, Le Gros, Buchanan & Paul, and, most recently, Stafford Frey Cooper, PC, from which he retired in 2000.

Currently, Mr. McFarland works as a freelance contributor for various publications. Having authored many articles on economics and journalism for a variety of journals, he has moved into the world of fiction writing. In the early 1980s, Mr. McFarland wrote a children's book called "The Exploding Frog."

Prior to starting in the field, Mr. McFarland holds a Bachelor of Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master of Arts from Johns Hopkins University. From 1964 to 1966, he completed postgraduate coursework at Harvard University. From 1976 to 1981, Mr. McFarland held the position of economist for the United States Department of Energy and the Federal Energy Administration.

In order to remain aware of industry changes, Mr. McFarland affiliated himself with the Economic Association, the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and PEN America. A contributor to numerous articles in professional journals, he has been featured in Who's Who in Finance and Industry and Who's Who in the West. Looking toward the future, Mr. McFarland intends to continue contributing to industry publications in his freelance role.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, John McFarland has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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