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Harold Edward Arnett

Harold Edward Arnett, American accounting educator. Certified Public Accountants, Illinois.


  • Arnett, Harold Edward was born on January 20, 1931 in Hegeler, Illinois, United States. Son of Dumous Clay and Amie (Netherton) Arnett.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1955. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1963.


    • Instructor accountancy University Illinois, 1955-1960. Tax accountant firm Filbey, Andrews & Filbey, Champaign, Illinois, 1957-1959. Student counselor, faculty adviser Office of Dean, College Commerce and Business Administration, University Illinois, 1955-1957.

      Research associate Research division American Certified Public Accountants Institute, New York City, 1960-1962. Assistant professor University Michigan, 1962-1966, associate professor, 1966-1969, professor, since 1969, head department accounting, 1969-1972. Consultant various business organizations.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountants, Illinois.


    • Contributor articles to accounting journals, also monographs.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Vice-president Wines School Parent Teacher Organization, 1965-1966, president, 1966-1967. Member subcommittee City of Detroit Commission on Community Relations, since 1971. Cubmaster Portage Trails council Boy Scouts American, 1963-1966, treasurer, 1967-1968.

    Member Municipal Finance Committee, Ann Arbor, 1971-1972. Trustee Walsh College, 1975-1979. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1948-1952.

    Member American Certified Public Accountants Institute, American Accounting Association, Financial Executives Institute, Michigan Association Certified Public Accountants, National Association Accountants (director Ann Arbor chapter 1963-1971, secretary 1967-1968, Second vice president 1968-1969, president 1969-1970, national director 1974-1976, 81-84, international vice president 1981-1982, executive committee 1981-1982), Ann Arbor Chamber of Commerce (tax committee 1969-1970), University Illinois Scholarship Key, Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Chi Gamma Iota, Phi Eta Sigma, Sigma Iota Epsilon. Clubs: Mason.


    • Married Betty Joanne Carter, August 31, 1952. Children– John Brockman, Carl Edward, Melia Louise.
    • father: Dumous Clay Arnett
    • mother: Amie (Netherton) Arnett
    • spouse: Betty Joanne Carter
    • children: John Brockman Arnett
    • Carl Edward Arnett
    • Melia Louise Arnett
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    Born January 20, 1931
    • 1955
      University Illinois
    • 1957
      University Illinois
    • 1963
      University Illinois
    • 1955 - 1960
      Instructor, accountancy University Illinois
    • 1955 - 1957
      student counsel, or
    • 1957 - 1959
      tax accountant, firm Filbey
      Champaign, Illinois, United States
    • 1960 - 1962
      research associate Research division American Institute Certified Public Accountants
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