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G. Robert Bowlby

G. Robert Bowlby, American accounting educator. Certified Public Accountant, Pennsylvania. Member Accounting Hall of Fame, Temple University, 1985.


  • Bowlby, G. Robert was born on August 26, 1931 in Easton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles Maurice and Alverta (Lanterman) Bowlby.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science cum laude, Lafayette College, 1959. Master of Business Administration, Temple University, 1969.


    • Staff accountant Price Waterhouse, Philadelphia, 1959-1962. Assistant to finance vice president Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania, 1962-1963, controller, 1963-1973, director fiscal affairs and operations, 1973-1974, vice president finance, 1974-1981, assistant professor accounting, 1981-1984, associate professor accounting, since 1984. Consultant Crozer Theological Seminary, Upland, Pennsylvania, 1965-1968.

      Secretary-treasurer Sheraton Brandywine Inn, Wilmington, Delaware, 1981.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant, Pennsylvania.


    • Contributor to book: Government and Non-Profit Accounting, 1988. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Member allocations committee United Way, Chester, 1985-1987. Treasurer St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Springfield, Pennsylvania, 1961-1964, 72-74, Boy Scouts American, Springfield, 1974-1980. With United States Air Force, 1951-1954. member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Pennsylvania Society of Certified Public Accountants, American Accounting Association, national Association College and University Business Officers, Eastern Association College and University Business Officers (Philadelphia area treasurer 1979-1981), Beta Gamma Sigma.



    Photography, camping, woodworking.


    • Married Barbara Anne Erb, August 15, 1953. Children: Lynn A., Mark R.
    • father: Charles Maurice Bowlby
    • mother: Alverta (Lanterman) Bowlby
    • spouse: Barbara Anne Erb
    • children: Lynn A. Bowlby
    • Mark R. Bowlby
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    • 1959
      Lafayette College
    • 1969
      Temple University
    • 1959 - 1962
      Staff accountant, Price Waterhouse
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1962 - 1963
      assistant, to finance vice president Widener University
      Chester, Illinois, United States
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