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Margaret Blake Kelly

Margaret Blake Kelly, American accountant, state official. Certified Public Accountant, Missouri; certified government finance manager. Recipient Faculty-Alumni Gold Medal award University Missouri, 1985.

Background

  • Kelly, Margaret Blake was born on September 17, 1935 in Crystal City, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Emory and Florine (Stovesand) Blake.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Missouri, 1957. Master of Business Administration, Southwest Missouri State University, 1975. Doctor in Business Administrn.

      (honorary), Southwest Baptist University, 1986.

    Career

    • Accountant Williams-Keepers, Columbia and Jefferson City, Missouri, McNabb, Westermann, Mitchell & Branstetter, Springfield, Fox & Company, Springfield. County auditor Cole County, Missouri, 1982-1984. State auditor State of Missouri, Jefferson City, 1984—1999.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant, Missouri. Certified government finance manager.

    Politics

    Churches should be urged to demonstrate their heart for racial reconciliation by seeking to increase racial and ethnic diversity in church staff roles, leadership positions, and church membership.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    During the second coming of Christ, the God will sit in judgment and divide humanity between the saved and the lost and will sit in judgment of the believers, rewarding them for things done while alive.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    Anyone may appear in hardship and poverty. Never give up in pursuit of happiness and one day you will find yourself in the right place, where God gives the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for.

    Membership

    Republican nominate for lieutenant governor, 1992. Republican candidate for United States House Governor Missouri, 1996. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Association Government Accountants, National State Auditors Association (past president), National Association State Auditors, Comptrollers, and Treasurer (first vice president), American Society Women Accountants, American Women Society of Certified Public Accountants, Missouri Society Certified Public Accountants, Women Executives in State Government, Government Finance Officers Association, Delta Gamma.

    Connections

    • Married William Clark Kelly. Children: Kevin, Tom, John.
    • father: Emory Blake
    • mother: Florine (Stovesand) Blake
    • spouse: William Clark Kelly
    • children: Kevin Kelly
    • Tom Kelly
    • John Kelly
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    Born September 17, 1935
    Nationality
    • 1957
      University Missouri
    • 1975
      Southwest Missouri State University
    • 1986
      Southwest Baptist University
    • 1982 - 1984
      county auditor, Cole County
      Missouri, United States
    • 1984 - 1999
      state auditor, State of Missouri
      Jefferson City, Missouri, United States

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