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Accounting firm executive

Albert Julius Bows, was American accounting firm executive. Certified Public Accountants, Illinois, Georgia. Recipient Liberty Bell award Atlanta Bar Association, 1969, Layman of Year award Christian Council Atlanta, 1969, William Booth award Salvation Army, 1971, Distinguished Business Management award Emory University, 1971.


Bows,, Albert Julius was born on October 5, 1913 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Albert Julius and Lily (Waldman) Bows.


Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University, 1934. Master of Business Administration, Northwestern University, 1935.


With Arthur Andersen & Company, Certified Public Accountants, 1935-1975. Partner in charge Arthur Andersen & Company (Atlanta office), 1959-1969, senior partner, 1971-1975. Dean Graduate School Business Administration, Emory University, 1975-1979.

Board directors Georgia Pacific Corporation, Spring Industries Inc., Shaw Industries, Inc., Cronus Industries, Inc., Munich American Reassurance Company, North America Royalties, Inc., Cagles, Inc., American Building Products, Inc.


  • Certified Public Accountants, Illinois, Georgia.


Advisory board, chairman youth and bequest and endowment committees, chairman Salvation Army. Chairman Special Task Force on Phase II, 1971. Member Southern Growth Policies Board, 1980.

Co-treasurer Billy Graham Crusade, Atlanta, 1973. Chairman, director National Alliance Businessmen, 1971-1972. Chairman Metropolitan Atlanta Council on Alcohol and Drugs, 1972.

Trustee Atlanta Arts Alliance, 1974-1985 chairman High Museum Arts, 1979-1984. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (vice president 1973-1974, member accounting principles board 1972-1973, chairman committee auditing procedure 1962-1965, chairman committee relations with Securities and Exchange Commission and stock exchange, member council from Georgia 1965-1966), Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (past chairman Atlanta Public Service award), Atlanta Chamber C. (chairman, director, president 1968), Atlanta Junior Chamber of C. (honorary life). Clubs: Peachtree Golf (Atlanta), Capital City (Atlanta).


Married Helen Johnson, June 22, 1940. Children: David, Sally.

Albert Julius Bows,

Lily (Waldman) Bows,

Helen Johnson

David Bows,

Sally Bows,