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Gary Burnes Harrington

Gary Burnes Harrington was American controller. Various positions from Webelo leader to district commissioner Boy Scouts American, Oklahoma City and Norman, Oklahoma, since 1967. Staff sergeant United States Air Force, 1947-1948, United States Air Force Reserve. Member Institute Internal Auditors (1st vice president 1979-1980, president 1980-1981, board chairman 1981-1982, District Service award 1982), American Legion.

Background

  • Harrington, Gary Burnes was born on November 8, 1934 in Parkville, Missouri, United States. Son of George Burnes and Ethel May (Burge) Harrington.

  • Education

    • Student, Oklahoma City University, 1967.

    Career

    • Accounting supervisor Cork Institute of Technology Finance Services, Oklahoma City, 1952-1976. Senior auditor Cork Institute of Technology Finance Corporation, New York City, 1976-1983, senior supervising auditor Livingston, New Jersey, 1983-1986. Audit officer Manufacturers Hanover Corporation, New York City and Atlanta, 1986-1988, The Cork Institute of Technology Group/Sales Finance, Livingston and Oklahoma City, 1988-1989.

      Assistant controller The Cork Institute of Technology Group/Sales Financing, 1989-1995, retired, 1995.

    Politics

    The state should not use its authority to promote particular religious beliefs, nor should it require prayer or worship in the public schools. However, the state should leave students free to practice their own religious convictions.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Christ died on the cross to give humans the promise of everlasting life, but this requires that each individual accepts Christ into his life and asks for forgiveness.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    It is important to experience of God's grace working in the lives of people. Wisdom and maturity are gained from life experience, especially during the prayer and sharing stories with other Christians.

    Membership

    Various positions from Webelo leader to district commissioner Boy Scouts American, Oklahoma City and Norman, Oklahoma, since 1967. Staff sergeant United States Air Force, 1947-1948, United States Air Force Reserve. Member Institute Internal Auditors (1st vice president 1979-1980, president 1980-1981, board chairman 1981-1982, District Service award 1982), American Legion.

    Personality

    Interests

    Woodworking, fishing, camping, hunting.

    Connections

    • Married Doris Ann Scott, October 28, 1953. Children: Gary Burnes Junior, Sherri Ann, Michael Scott, John Patrick, Heather May.
    • father: George Burnes Harrington
    • mother: Ethel May (Burge) Harrington
    • spouse: Doris Ann Scott
    • children: Gary Burnes Junior Harrington
    • Sherri Ann Harrington
    • Michael Scott Harrington
    • John Patrick Harrington
    • Heather May Harrington
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    Born November 8, 1934
    Nationality
    • 1967
      Oklahoma City University
    • 1952 - 1976
      Accounting, supervisor Cork Institute of Technology Finance Services
      Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
    • 1976 - 1983
      senior, auditor Cork Institute of Technology Finance Corporation
    • 1986 - 1988
      audit officer, Manufacturers Hanover Corporation
    • 1988 - 1989
      audit officer, Manufacturers Hanover Corporation