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Carl Brown Harper, American accountant. member South Carolina. Board Accountancy, since 1979, secretary-treasurer, since 1983, chairman, 1985. Deacon, 1st Presbyterian Church, Spartanburg, 1977-1984; member committee 1988; member of advisory council Spartanburg County Commission Higher Education, since 1976; Served with United States Army, 1953-1955.

Background

Harper,, Carl Brown was born on November 18, 1934 in Clover, South Carolina, United States. Son of Carl Brown and Nannie Lillian (Dickson) Harper.

Education

Student Presbyterian College, 1952-1953. Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University of Southern California, 1957.

Career

May 1992); children— Rhonda Ann Harper Mitchell, Jennifer Lynne Harper Earnhardt, David Scott Harper. Accountant South Dakot Leidesdorf and Company (merger with Ernst & Young 1978), Greenville, South Carolina., 1957-1962, audit manager, 1962-1965, Spartanburg, South Carolina., since 1965, partner in charge Spartanburg office, 1967-1981, managing partner Greenville and Spartanburg offices, since 1981. Speaker educational and civic organizations.

Instructor Spartanburg Technology College, 1966, Wofford College, 1974, University of Southern California, 1969, 75. Adjunct Professor Clemson U., 1984-1985, University of Southern California, 1987-1988. Member South Carolina.

Board Accountancy, since 1979, secretary-treasurer, since 1983, chairman, 1985. Deacon, 1st Presbyterian Church, Spartanburg, 1977-1984. Elder Westminster Presbyterian Church, since 1984, chairman capital needs campaign, 1985.

Board directors, United Way of Spartanburg, 1973-1981, treasurer, since 1976. Chairman program and budget review, board directors United Way Greenville County, 1984. Chairman United Way of South Carolina., 1972-1973, board directors, 1990.

Board directors, treasurer, Arts Council Spartanburg County, 1975, 1st vice president, 1986, president 1987, chairman member committee 1988. South Carolina. Legislation Audit Council, since 1975, chairman, 1975-1977. Member of advisory council Spartanburg County Commission Higher Education, since 1976.

Board directors Greenville Art Museum, 1984, treasurer, 1985, vice president 1986. Treasurer, board directors Children's Hospital Family Center, Inc., 1987. Board directors Kellogg Foundation Families Kids, 1993.

Achievements

  • Certified Public Accountant South Carolina, North Carolina.

Membership

Board directors, treasurer Arts Council Spartanburg County, since 1975, 1st vice president, 1986, president, 1987, chairman member committee, 1985, South Carolina Legislation Audit Council, since 1975. Member advisory council Spartanburg County Commission Higher Education, since 1976. Board directors Greenville Art Museum, 1984, treasurer, since 1985.

Vice president 85Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1986. Treasurer, board directors Children's Hospital Family Center, Inc., since 1987. Board directors Kellogg Foundation Families Kids, since 1993.

Deacon 1st Presbyterian Church, Spartanburg, 1977—1984. Elder Westminster Presbyterian Church, since 1984. Chairman capital needs campaign 85Westminster Presbyterian Church.

Board directors United Way of Spartanburg, 1973—1981, treasurer, since 1976. Chairman program and budget review, board directors United Way Greenville County, since 1984. Chairman United Way South Carolina, 1972—1973, board directors, since 1990.

Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (practice review committee since 1973, chairman since 1976, South Carolina member to council since 1976), National Association State Boards Accountancy (director since 1984), Middle Atlantic States Accounting Conference (secretary, treasurer 1975-1981), Estate Planning Council Spartanburg (president 1975), South Carolina Association Certified Public Accountants 1972-1973, (Service to Profession award 1979, Distinguished Public Service award 1982), National Association Accountants (president Western Carolinas chapter 1970-1971, participant tax panel speaker), Spartanburg County Club, Sertoma International Club (president 1972, Centurian award 1972), Rotary Lodge.

Connections

Married Mary Ann Johnson, April 16, 1954 (deceased May 1992). Children: Rhonda Ann Harper Mitchell, Jennifer Lynne Harper Earnhardt, David Scott.

father:
Carl Brown Harper

mother:
Nannie Lillian (Dickson) Harper

spouse:
Mary Ann Johnson

children:
Jennifer Lynne Harper Earnhardt Harper,

David Scott Harper,

Rhonda Ann Harper Mitchell Harper,