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Franklin Charles Pinkelman

Franklin Charles Pinkelman, American auditor. Certified Public Accountant, Michigan.


  • Pinkelman, Franklin Charles was born on May 2, 1932 in Toledo. Son of Theodore B. and Henrietta M. (King) Pinkelman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University Detroit, 1957. Master of Business Administration, University Detroit, 1963.


    • Auditor Marvin Polewach, Certified Public Accountant, Birmingham, Michigan, 1957-1959, Miller Bailey & Company, Certified Public Accountant, Detroit, 1959-1961, National Bank Wyandotte, Taylor, Michigan, 1961-1964. Assistant professor University Detroit, Michigan, 1964-1966. Deputy auditor general Office Auditor General, Lansing, Michigan, 1966-1982, auditor general, 1982-1989.

      Vice president, general auditor Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Detroit, since 1989. Past chairman Government Accounting Standards Advisory Council. Adjunct professor graduate program Wayne State University, Detroit.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant, Michigan.


    • Contributor articles to professional journal.


    Board directors Northville Little League Baseball, 1977, 78, St. Francis Home for Boys, Detroit, 1987-1989. Member Ad Hoc Committee on Code for Student Behavior. Member advisory council Center Michigan University Dean of Business School Served to corporal United States Army, 1953-1955.

    Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Michigan Association Certified Public Accountant's, National Association State Auditors, Compts., and Treasurer (executive committee), National State Auditors Association (president 1986), Detroit Chapter Institute Internal Auditors (president 1986-1987), Government Finance Officers Association (committee on accounting).


    • Married Elizabeth Jean Kirwan, April 30, 1960. Children: Franklin, James, Nancy, Michael, Brian, Catherine.
    • father: Theodore B. Pinkelman
    • mother: Henrietta M. (King) Pinkelman
    • spouse: Elizabeth Jean Kirwan
    • children: Franklin Pinkelman
    • James Pinkelman
    • Nancy Pinkelman
    • Michael Pinkelman
    • Brian Pinkelman
    • Catherine Pinkelman
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    Born May 2, 1932
    • 1957
      University Detroit
    • 1963
      University Detroit
    • 1957 - 1959
      Auditor, Marvin Polewach
      Birmingham, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
    • 1959 - 1961
      Auditor, Marvin Polewach
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 1961 - 1964
      Auditor, Marvin Polewach
      Taylor, Michigan, United States
    • 1964 - 1966
      assistant, professor University Detroit
      Michigan, United States
    • 1966 - 1982
      deputy auditor, general Office Auditor General
      Lansing, Michigan, United States
    • 1989
      vice president, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 1989
      general auditor, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
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