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Albert Ben Carson

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Albert Ben Carson, American educator. Member Educator-Cons. Committee to Comptroller General United States, 1959-1964. Certified Public Accountants, Utah.; Member American Accounting Association (director) research 1959, president 1961), American Institute Certified Public Accountants’s, Beta Theta Pi, Alpha Kappa Psi.

Background

Carson, Albert Ben was born on August 10, 1913 in Sedalia, Missouri, United States. Son of Albert Edwin and Alice Ben (McGee) Carson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Colorado College, 1935. Master of Business Administration, Northwestern University, 1937. Doctor of Philosophy, University Nebraska, 1943.

Career

Instructor accounting Morningside College, 1937-1938, U. Nebraska, 1938-1943. Accountant Kaiser Company, Inc., 1943-1945. Assistant professor accounting U. Utah, 1945-1947.

Accountant Beesley, Wood and Company, Certified Public Accountants’s, Salt Lake City, 1946-1947. Faculty University of California at Los Angeles, 1947-1973, professor accounting, 1958-1973, professor emeritus, 1973-1979, vice department chairman business administration, 1957-1965, acting associate dean School Business Administration, 1958-1959. Fulbright lecturer, Australia, summer 1962.

Visiting professor Arizona State University, 1965-1966, Australian National U., Canberra, 1968.

Works

  • Co-author: College Accounting, 5th-10th edits., from 1951. Author: The Public Accounting Profession in California, 1956. Contributor articles to professional journals, to Accountants’ Cost Handbook, 2d edition., 1960.

    Also Encyclopedia British.

Membership

Member Educator-Cons. Committee to Comptroller General United States, 1959-1964. Certified Public Accountants, Utah.

Member American Accounting Association (director) research 1959, president 1961), American Institute Certified Public Accountants’s, Beta Theta Pi, Alpha Kappa Psi.

Connections

Married Ruth Bradley, December 24, 1937. Children: Mary Beth, Nancy Jean.

father:
Albert Edwin Carson

mother:
Alice Ben (McGee) Carson

spouse:
Ruth Bradley

children:
Mary Beth Carson

Nancy Jean Carson