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Jerald W. Olson

Jerald W. Olson, American financial services executive. Certified Public Accountant, New York. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Manchester Country Club (Vermont).

Background

  • Olson, Jerald W. was born on May 14, 1931 in Cedar Falls, Iowa, United States. Son of Thomas William and Mabel Luella (Ellingson) Olson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Denver, 1953.

    Career

    • Partner Ernst & Young, New York City, 1955-1986. Vice president Time Warner Inc., since 1986.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant, New York.

    Politics

    The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    The Covenant is the means of grace by which the relationship with God is accepted and then sustained. It is therefore not so much about getting in to a relationship with God as it is about staying in it.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Male and female have common humanity, having equal worth in the eyes of God. The erroneous notion that one gender is superior to another should be rejected.

    Membership

    Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Manchester Country Club (Vermont).

    Connections

    • Married Carole Marie Rath, March 17, 1951 (divorced 1978). Children: Julia, Laura, Jeffrey, James. Married Arlene Florence Hopkins, January 10, 1981.
    • father: Thomas William Olson
    • mother: Mabel Luella (Ellingson) Olson
    • spouses: Carole Marie Rath
    • Arlene Florence Hopkins
    • children: Julia Olson
    • Laura Olson
    • Jeffrey Olson
    • James Olson
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    Nationality
    • 1953
      University Denver
    • 1955 - 1986
      Partner, Ernst & Young
    • 1986
      vice president, Time Warner Incorporated