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William Leonard Ferrara

William Leonard Ferrara, American accounting educator. Certified Public Accountant, Illinois. Recipient Outstanding Teacher award Pennsylvania State Master of Business Administration Association, University Park, Pennsylvania 6 times. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (committees), Institute Management Accountants (Outstanding Educator award 1989), American Accounting Association.

Background

  • Ferrara, William Leonard was born on September 5, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Francis Maria and Susan (Ricciardi) Ferrara.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, DePaul University, 1952. Master of Arts, Michigan State University, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy, Michigan State University, 1959.

    Career

    • Assistant professor University Illinois, Champaign, 1959-1962. Associate professor Pennsylvania State University, State College, 1962-1964, professor, 1964-1989. Beights Professor Stetson University, DeLand, Florida, since 1989.

      Consultant Hercules Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, since 1967, Westinghouse, Pittsburgh, since 1967, U.S. Steel Tower Corporation, Pittsburgh, since 1967, General Electric, Croton-On-Hudson, New York, since 1978.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant, Illinois.

    Works

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (committees), Institute Management Accountants (Outstanding Educator award 1989), American Accounting Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Squash, walking, swimming.

    Connections

    • Married Carol Ann Williams, June 26, 1954. Children: Stephen, Paul, Janeen, Cynthia, William, Irene, Joseph.
    • father: Francis Maria Ferrara
    • mother: Susan (Ricciardi) Ferrara
    • spouse: Carol Ann Williams
    • children: Stephen Ferrara
    • Paul Ferrara
    • Janeen Ferrara
    • Cynthia Ferrara
    • William Ferrara
    • Irene Ferrara
    • Joseph Ferrara
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    Born September 5, 1930
    Nationality
    • 1952
      DePaul University
    • 1954
      Michigan State University
    • 1959
      Michigan State University
    • 1959 - 1962
      Assistant, professor University Illinois
      Champaign, Illinois, United States
    • 1962 - 1964
      associate, professor Pennsylvania State University
      State College, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1989
      Beights Professor, Stetson University
      Deland, Florida, United States