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Thomas Coke Turner

Thomas Coke Turner, American accounting educator. Certified Public Accountant, North Carolina. Decorated Purple Heart.

Background

  • Turner, Thomas Coke was born on January 23, 1930 in Pickens, South Carolina, United States. Son of Thomas Coke and Mary (Smithson) Turner.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Furman University, 1951. Master of Business Administration, University North Carolina, 1955.

    Career

    • Accountant South Dakota Leidesdorf & Company, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1955-1966. Professor University North Carolina, 1966-1994.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant, North Carolina.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member Charlotte Coliseum authority, 1978-1986. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1951-1953, Korea. Member North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (board directors Charlotte chapter 1988-1990, president 1977-1978), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Charlotte Sportsman Club, Sun Belt Conference (president 1976, 85, 90).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, jogging.

    Connections

    • father: Thomas Coke Turner
    • mother: Mary (Smithson) Turner
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    Nationality
    • 1951
      Furman University
    • 1955
      University North Carolina
    • 1955 - 1966
      Accountant, South Dakota Leidesdorf & Company
      Charlotte, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
    • 1966 - 1994
      professor, University North Carolina

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