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Kenton Eugene Ross

Kenton Eugene Ross, American accounting educator. Certified Public Accountants, Oklahoma. Gulf Oil Corporation fellow, 1965. Served with Army of the United States, 1952-1954. Member Association Systems Management (Distinguished Serviceaward 1971), Finance Executives Institute, American Accounting Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi, Delta Pi Epsilon.

Background

  • Ross, Kenton Eugene was born on February 5, 1930 in Britton, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Ernest Eugene and Minnie Grace (Fuller) Ross.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Oklahoma State University, 1952. Master of Science, Oklahoma State University, 1955. Doctor of Education, University of California at Los Angeles, 1961.

    Career

    • Instructor Tulsa Public Schools, 1955-1957. Assistant professor business Arizona State University, 1958-1962. Assistant professor, associate professor, professor College Business Administration, Oklahoma State University, 1962-1975, director business and economic research, 1974-1975.

      Head department accounting University North Florida, Jacksonville, 1975-1978. Dean College Business Administration, East Texas State University, Commerce, 1978-1984, professor accounting, since 1984. Director internal audits East Texas State University, 1988-1989.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountants, Oklahoma.

    Works

    • Author: (with others) Accounting: Learning and Instruction, 1984, Century 21 Accounting, First-year Course, 5th edition, 1992, Century 21 Accounting, Advanced Course, 5th edition, 1992.

    Membership

    Served with Army of the United States, 1952-1954. Member Association Systems Management (Distinguished Serviceaward 1971), Finance Executives Institute, American Accounting Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi, Delta Pi Epsilon.

    Connections

    • Married Eula Mae Oakley, December 1, 1952. Children: Ronald Eugene, Sherri Linn, Diane Gail.
    • father: Ernest Eugene Ross
    • mother: Minnie Grace (Fuller) Ross
    • spouse: Eula Mae Oakley
    • children: Ronald Eugene Ross
    • Sherri Linn Ross
    • Diane Gail Ross
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    Born February 5, 1930
    Nationality
    • 1952
      Oklahoma State University
    • 1955
      Oklahoma State University
    • 1961
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1955 - 1957
      Instructor, Tulsa Public Schools
    • 1958 - 1962
      assistant, professor business Arizona State University
    • 1962 - 1975
      assistant, College Business Administration
    • 1962 - 1975
      associate, College Business Administration
    • 1962 - 1975
      professor, College Business Administration
    • 1975 - 1978
      head, department accounting University North Florida
      Jacksonville, Florida, United States
    • 1978 - 1984
      dean College Business Administration
      Commerce, Georgia, United States
    • 1988 - 1989
      director, internal audits East Texas State University
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