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Harlan Leroy Gronewold

Harlan Leroy Gronewold, American accountant. Certified Public Accountant, Certified finance planner. Recipient Service award Atlantic Park and Recreation Board, 1976, Iowa Board Accountancy, 1985.


  • Gronewold, Harlan Leroy was born on April 24, 1935 in Beatrice, Nebraska, United States. Son of William W. and Esther Ida (Schuster) Gronewold.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University Denver, 1961.


    • Staff accountant Arthur Young and Company, Denver, 1959-1961. Special agent Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, Houston, Minneapolis, 1962-1966. Manager, then partner Dutton, Schmidt, Upp and Company, Red Oak and Atlantic, Iowa, 1966-1973.

      Vice president Dutton and Associates, Professional Corporation, Atlantic, 1973-1983. President Gronewold, Bell, Kyhnn and Company, Professional Corporation, since 1983. Board directors Norwest Bank, Atlantic.

      Chairman Iowa Board Accountancy, 1978-1980. Quality control director International Group Accounting Firms, Dallas, 1977-1978.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant, Certified finance planner.


    • Contributor articles to professional publications.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Lutheran


    Member Atlantic Park and Recreation Board, 1974-1976. Founder, charter member Fact Foundation, Atlantic, 1972-1975. Member American Institute Certified Public Accountant's (committee member 1981-1982), Iowa Society Certified Public Accountant's (chairman personal finance planning committee 1988-1989), Institute Certified Finance Planners.

    Clubs: High Expectations (president 1987). Lodges: Elks.





    • Married Alveda Carolyn Meints, April 27, 1956. Children: Christy Wood, David, Stephanie.
    • father: William W. Gronewold
    • mother: Esther Ida (Schuster) Gronewold
    • spouse: Alveda Carolyn Meints
    • children: Christy Wood Gronewold
    • David Gronewold
    • Stephanie Gronewold
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    Born April 24, 1935
    • 1961
      University Denver
    • 1959 - 1961
      Staff accountant, Arthur Young and Company
      Denver, Colorado, United States
    • 1962 - 1966
      special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1966 - 1973
      manager, Dutton
      Schmidt, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 1966 - 1973
      then partner, Dutton
      Schmidt, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 1973 - 1983
      vice president, Dutton and Associates
      Atlantic, Iowa, United States
    • 1983
      president, Gronewold
      Bell, California, United States