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John Kaul Simmons

John Kaul Simmons, American accounting educator. Certified Public Accountants, Kansas. Co-recipient award for outstanding contribution to accounting literature American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, 1969.


  • Simmons, John Kaul was born on July 12, 1938 in Beloit, Kansas, United States. Son of Fred Cole and Bernice Eva (Kaul) Simmons.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Kansas State University, 1960. Master of Business Administration, University Denver, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1967.


    • Instructor Ohio State University, Columbus, 1961-1963. Accountant Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Company, 1963-1964. Assistant professor University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1965-1969, associate professor, 1969-1973, professor, 1973-1974.

      Professor, chairman department accounting University Florida, Gainesville, 1974-1977, director School Accounting, 1977-1980, Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler Peat Marwick professor School Accounting, since 1980. Consultant National Aeronautics and Space Administration Manned Spacecraft Center, 1968. Member written professional examination committee Florida Board Accountancy, 1975-1977.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountants, Kansas.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Board directors Florida Athletic Association, 1975-1977. Member American Accounting Association (secretary/treasurer 1977-1979, chairman national meeting program 1984, president-elect 1988-1989, president 1989-1990), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (practice subcommittee, board examiners 1983-1987, chairman practice analysis task force 1987-1988, Outstanding Educator award 1991), Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Outstanding Educator award 1989), Federation Schools Accounting (secretary/treasurer 78, president 1980, Faculty Merit award 1987), Commission on Professional Accounting Education 1982-1983, National Association State Boards Accountancy (Certified Public Accountant examination review board 1979-1982, chairman 1982), International Qualifications Appraisal Board, Beta Alpha Psi (Accountant of Year in Education award 1991), Beta Gamma Sigma, Alpha Kappa Psi, Sigma Chi.


    • Married Gail Ruth Parrish, August 22, 1959. Children: Kauleen Kaye, Laura Elizabeth.
    • father: Fred Cole Simmons
    • mother: Bernice Eva (Kaul) Simmons
    • spouse: Gail Ruth Parrish
    • children: Kauleen Kaye Simmons
    • Laura Elizabeth Simmons
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    Born July 12, 1938
    • 1960
      Kansas State University
    • 1961
      University Denver
    • 1967
      Ohio State University
    • 1961 - 1963
      Instructor, Ohio State University
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1963 - 1964
      accountant, Peat
    • 1965 - 1969
      assistant, professor University Minnesota
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1974 - 1977
      professor, department accounting University Florida
      Gainesville, Georgia, United States
    • 1974 - 1977
      chairman, department accounting University Florida
      Gainesville, Georgia, United States
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