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Accounting educator

Arthur Lawrence Thomas, American accounting educator. Certified Public Accountants, New York, Kansas. Grantee American Accounting Association, 1973; Grantee Clarkson, Gordon Foundation, 1976; Grantee International Centre for Research in Accounting/Arthur Andersen & Company, 1977; Grantee Peat, Marwick, Mitchell Foundation, 1978.

Background

Thomas, Arthur Lawrence was born on September 11, 1931 in Ithaca, New York, United States. Son of Charles Kenneth and Carolyn Newcomb (Pomeroy) Thomas.

Education

Bachelor, Cornell University, 1952. Master of Business Administration, Cornell University, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1963.

Career

Professor accounting University Oregon, Eugene, 1968-1969, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 1969-1976. Harmon Whittington professor Rice University, Houston, 1977-1980. Arthur Young Distinguished professor University Kansas, Lawrence, 1980-1987, professor emeritus, since 1987.

Proprietor Quantrill Software.

Achievements

  • Certified Public Accountants, New York, Kansas.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author 7 books on accounting. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Served with United States Air Force, 1952-1954. Member American Certified Public Accountants Institute, Accounting Researchers International Association, American Accounting Association.

Connections

Married Mary Eliza Taylor, August 16, 1958. Children– Robin Catherine, Susan Margaret, Stephen James.

father:
Charles Kenneth Thomas

mother:
Carolyn Newcomb (Pomeroy) Thomas

spouse:
Mary Eliza Taylor

children:
Robin Catherine Thomas

Susan Margaret Thomas

Stephen James Thomas