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Franklin Charles Pinkelman, American auditor. Certified Public Accountant, Michigan.


Pinkelman, Franklin Charles was born on May 2, 1932 in Toledo. Son of Theodore B. and Henrietta M. (King) Pinkelman.


Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University Detroit, 1957. Master of Business Administration, University Detroit, 1963.


Auditor Marvin Polewach, Certified Public Accountant, Birmingham, Michigan, 1957-1959, Miller Bailey & Company, Certified Public Accountant, Detroit, 1959-1961, National Bank Wyandotte, Taylor, Michigan, 1961-1964. Assistant professor University Detroit, Michigan, 1964-1966. Deputy auditor general Office Auditor General, Lansing, Michigan, 1966-1982, auditor general, 1982-1989.

Vice president, general auditor Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Detroit, since 1989. Past chairman Government Accounting Standards Advisory Council. Adjunct professor graduate program Wayne State University, Detroit.


  • Certified Public Accountant, Michigan.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journal.


Board directors Northville Little League Baseball, 1977, 78, St. Francis Home for Boys, Detroit, 1987-1989. Member Ad Hoc Committee on Code for Student Behavior. Member advisory council Center Michigan University Dean of Business School Served to corporal United States Army, 1953-1955.

Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Michigan Association Certified Public Accountant's, National Association State Auditors, Compts., and Treasurer (executive committee), National State Auditors Association (president 1986), Detroit Chapter Institute Internal Auditors (president 1986-1987), Government Finance Officers Association (committee on accounting).


Married Elizabeth Jean Kirwan, April 30, 1960. Children: Franklin, James, Nancy, Michael, Brian, Catherine.

Theodore B. Pinkelman

Henrietta M. (King) Pinkelman

Elizabeth Jean Kirwan

Franklin Pinkelman

James Pinkelman

Nancy Pinkelman

Michael Pinkelman

Brian Pinkelman

Catherine Pinkelman