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Edward A. Becker

Edward A. Becker, American accounting educator, consultant. Certified Public Accountant, Washington, Pennsylvania, North Carolina. Recipient Legion of Honor Chapel of the Four Chaplains, Temple University, 1982. Member Beta Gamma Sigma.

Background

  • Becker, Edward A. was born on January 9, 1938 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Henry L. and Anne M. (Miller) Becker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Temple University, 1959. Master of Business Administration, Drexel University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 1984.

    Career

    • Senior staff accountant Jack H. Felzer & Company, Certified Public Accountant, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, 1960-1967. Senior corporation staff auditor Radio Corporation of America, New York City, 1967-1968. Regional controller Laventhol & Horwath, Certified Public Accountant, Philadelphia, 1968-1970.

      Treasurer, controller Scanforms, Inc., Bristol, Pennsylvania, 1970-1972. Controller Empire Associates, Inc., Philadelphia, 1972-1976. Senior staff accountant Friedlander Dunn & Company, Certified Public Accountant, Jenkintown, 1976-1977.

      Assistant professor Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 1977-1983, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 1983-1984. Associate professor University North Carolina, Wilmington, 1984-1986. Professor, director master accounting program Nova University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1986-1992.

      Consultant, Lauderhill, from 1986. Member New Hanover (North Carolina) County Commissioners' Performance Advisory Task Force, 1985-1986. Frequent speaker for professional organizations.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant, Washington, Pennsylvania, North Carolina.

    Works

    • Reviewer Academy Accounting Historians Working Paper series, since 1982. Editorial board Pennsylvania Certified Public Accountant Spokesman/Pennsylvania Certified Public Accountant Journal, 1980-1982, 84-85. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Beta Gamma Sigma.

    Connections

    • Married Esther Lipson, August 23, 1959 (divorced October 1970). Children: Felisa R., Jacki M.
    • father: Henry L. Becker
    • mother: Anne M. (Miller) Becker
    • spouse: Esther Lipson
    • children: Felisa R. Becker
    • Jacki M. Becker
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    Died August 30, 2006
    (aged 68)
    Nationality
    • 1959
      Temple University
    • 1967
      Drexel University
    • 1984
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1960 - 1967
      Senior, staff accountant Jack H. Felzer & Company
      Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1967 - 1968
      senior, corporation staff auditor Radio Corporation of American
    • 1968 - 1970
      regional controller, Laventhol & Horwath
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1970 - 1972
      treasurer, Scanforms
      Bristol, Connecticut, United States
    • 1970 - 1972
      controller, Scanforms
      Bristol, Connecticut, United States
    • 1972 - 1976
      controller, Empire Associates
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1976 - 1977
      senior, staff accountant Friedlander Dunn & Company
      Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1977 - 1983
      assistant, professor Bucknell University
      Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1983 - 1984
      assistant, professor Bucknell University
      Richmond, Virginia, United States
    • 1984 - 1986
      associate, professor University North Carolina
      Wilmington, Ohio, United States
    • 1986 - 1992
      professor, master accounting program Nova University
      Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
    • 1986 - 1992
      director, master accounting program Nova University
      Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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