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Ellsworth Harry Morse

Ellsworth Harry Morse, American government official. Recipient National Civil Service League Career Service award, 1968. Certified Public Accountants, Michigan.


  • Morse, Ellsworth Harry was born on December 1, 1913 in Shelby, Ohio, United States. Son of Ellsworth Harry and Rachel E. (Brubaker) Morse.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Oberlin College, 1935. Master of Business Administration, University of Michigan, 1937.


    • Staff accountant, auditor Arthur Andersen & Company, Certified Public Accountants’s, 1937-1942. With General Accounting Office, 1946-1977, director civil accounting and auditing division, 1956, director accounting and auditing policy staff, 1956-1966, director office policy and special studies, 1966-1971. Director office policy and program planning, 1971-1972, assistant comptroller general of the United States, 1972-1977.


    • Editor The General Accounting Office Review. International Journal of Government Auditing.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member advisory council Finance Accounting Standards Board, 1973-1975. Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Member American Institute Certified Public Accountants’s, Association Government Accountants (national president 1970-1971), Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Alpha Psi.


    • Married Virginia F. Garbison, July 2, 1942. Children: Ellen (Mistress Donald Yokel), Jeanne.
    • father: Ellsworth Harry Morse
    • mother: Rachel E. (Brubaker) Morse
    • spouse: Virginia F. Garbison
    • children: Ellen Morse (Mistress Donald Yokel)
    • Jeanne Morse
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    Born December 1, 1913
    Died November 29, 1977
    (aged 63)