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Albert Ben Carson

Albert Ben Carson, American educator. Member Educator-Cons. Committee to Comptroller General United States, 1959-1964. Certified Public Accountants, Utah.; Member American Accounting Association (director) research 1959, president 1961), American Institute Certified Public Accountants’s, Beta Theta Pi, Alpha Kappa Psi.

Background

  • Carson, Albert Ben was born on August 10, 1913 in Sedalia, Missouri, United States. Son of Albert Edwin and Alice Ben (McGee) Carson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Colorado College, 1935. Master of Business Administration, Northwestern University, 1937. Doctor of Philosophy, University Nebraska, 1943.

    Career

    • Instructor accounting Morningside College, 1937-1938, U. Nebraska, 1938-1943. Accountant Kaiser Company, Inc., 1943-1945. Assistant professor accounting U. Utah, 1945-1947.

      Accountant Beesley, Wood and Company, Certified Public Accountants’s, Salt Lake City, 1946-1947. Faculty University of California at Los Angeles, 1947-1973, professor accounting, 1958-1973, professor emeritus, 1973-1979, vice department chairman business administration, 1957-1965, acting associate dean School Business Administration, 1958-1959. Fulbright lecturer, Australia, summer 1962.

      Visiting professor Arizona State University, 1965-1966, Australian National U., Canberra, 1968.

    Works

    • Co-author: College Accounting, 5th-10th edits., from 1951. Author: The Public Accounting Profession in California, 1956. Contributor articles to professional journals, to Accountants’ Cost Handbook, 2d edition., 1960.

      Also Encyclopedia British.

    Membership

    Member Educator-Cons. Committee to Comptroller General United States, 1959-1964. Certified Public Accountants, Utah.

    Member American Accounting Association (director) research 1959, president 1961), American Institute Certified Public Accountants’s, Beta Theta Pi, Alpha Kappa Psi.

    Connections

    • Married Ruth Bradley, December 24, 1937. Children: Mary Beth, Nancy Jean.
    • father: Albert Edwin Carson
    • mother: Alice Ben (McGee) Carson
    • spouse: Ruth Bradley
    • children: Mary Beth Carson
    • Nancy Jean Carson
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    Born August 10, 1913
    Died August 31, 1979
    (aged 66)
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