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Charles Edward Schwyn was American accountant. Certified Public Accountant California, District of Columbia.


Schwyn, Charles Edward was born on October 12, 1932 in Muncie, Indiana, United States. Son of John and Lela Mae (Oliver) Schwyn.


Bachelor of Science, Ball State University, 1957.


With, Haskins, Sells & Orlando, Chicago, Orlando, Florida, 1958-1967;manager, Deloitte, Haskins & Sells, Milan, Italy, 1967-1970;manager, Deloitte, Haskins & Sells, San Francisco, 1970-1980;with, Deloitte, Haskins & Sells (now Deloitte & Touche), Oakland, Californiapartner in charge, Deloitte, Haskins & Sells (now Deloitte & Touche), Oakland, California, 1980-1992;retired, Deloitte, Haskins & Sells (now Deloitte & Touche), Oakland, California, 1992.


  • Certified Public Accountant, California, District of Columbia.


Board directors Junior Center Art and Science, 1982—1989, president, 1987—1988. Board directors, trustee Oakland Symphony, 1982—1986, 1989—1991. Board directors Oakland Metropolitan Young Men’s Christian Association, 1984—1989, Oakland Police Activities League, 1981—1991, Joe Morgan Youth Foundation, 1982—1991, Summit Medical Center, 1989—1994, 1996—1999, Marcus A. Foster Educational Institute, 1986—1995, president, 1991—1993.

Board directors Greater Oakland International Trade Center, 1996—1997, Central Coast Lighthouse Keepers, since 2001. Member advisory board Festival of Lake, 1984—1989, University Oakland Metropolitan Forum, 1991—1999. Co-chairman Commission for Positive Change in Oakland Public Schools, 1989—1991.

Member campaign cabinet United Way Bay Area, 1989. Board regents Samuel Merritt College, 1993—2001, chairman board regents, 1996—2001. Chief of protocol City of Oakland, 1996—1997.

Member California Council of the Oakland Museum of California Foundation, since 1997. Docent Pt. Sur History Lighthouse, 2000—2005. Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (member council 1987-1990), National Association Accountants (president Florida chapter 1967), California Society Certified Public Accountant (board directors 1979-1981, 1983-1984, president San Francisco chapter 1983-1984, board directors 1985-1987), Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce (president 1996), Oakland Chamber of Commerce (member executive committee 1982-1989, chairman board directors 1987-1988, Oakland Business Arts award for outstanding business leader 1992), Golf Club Quail Lodge (board directors 2000-2002), Oakland 100 Club (president 1994), Lakeview Club (board governors 1987-1992), Claremont Country Club (treasurer, board directors 1989-1997), Rotary (treasurer 1984-1986, board dirs.Oakland club 1986-1988, 1991-1992, president 1991-1992), Sons in Retirement (treasurer 2001-2002, Little Sir 2003, Big Sir 2004).


Married Mary Helen Nickey, May 25, 1952 (deceased ). Children: Douglas, Craig, Beth. Married Madelyn Steinmetz, June 26, 1993.

John Schwyn

Lela Mae (Oliver) Schwyn

Mary Helen Nickey

Madelyn Steinmetz

Douglas Schwyn

Craig Schwyn

Beth Schwyn