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Arnold Everett Bergquist

Arnold Everett Bergquist, American accountant. Certified Public Accountant, Pennsylvania, New York. Recipient Distinguished Alumni award Gannon University, 1990.


  • Bergquist, Arnold Everett was born on July 10, 1935 in Jamestown, New York, United States. Son of Nils Gottfried and Irene Lucy (Swanson) Bergquist.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Gannon University, 1958.


    • From staff accountant to senior accountant Root, Spitznas & Smiley, Certified Public Accountants, Erie, Pennsylvania, 1960-1965. Partner Brown Schwab Bergquist & Company, Certified Public Accountants, since 1966.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant, Pennsylvania, New York.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Active Erie Conference on Community Development, since 1975. Member advisory council Gannon University, Erie, since 1988. Corporator St. Vincent Health Center, Erie, since 1991.

    Chair finance committee Erie Corps Salvation Army, since 1970. Treasurer Millcreek Community Hospital, Erie, 1981-1987, board trustees, 1975-1987. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1958-1960.

    Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (president Erie chapter 1981-1982), National Association Accountants (board directors), Aviation Country Club, Kahkwa Club Erie, Erie-Maennerchor Club.



    Tennis, golf.


    • Married Marilyn Ruth Cook, August 17, 1957: children: Michael J., Anne Mary, John Eric.
    • father: Nils Gottfried Bergquist
    • mother: Irene Lucy (Swanson) Bergquist
    • spouse: Marilyn Ruth Cook
    • children: Michael J. Bergquist
    • Anne Mary Bergquist
    • John Eric Bergquist
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    • 1958
      Gannon University
    • 1960 - 1965
      From staff accountant, to senior accountant Root
      Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1966
      partner, Brown Schwab Bergquist & Company