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Accounting educator

G. Robert Bowlby, American accounting educator. Certified Public Accountant, Pennsylvania. Member Accounting Hall of Fame, Temple University, 1985.


Bowlby, G. Robert was born on August 26, 1931 in Easton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles Maurice and Alverta (Lanterman) Bowlby.


Bachelor of Science cum laude, Lafayette College, 1959. Master of Business Administration, Temple University, 1969.


Staff accountant, Price Waterhouse, Philadelphia, 1959-1962;assistant to finance vice president, Widener U., Chester, Pennsylvania, 1962-1963;controller, Widener U., Chester, Pennsylvania, 1963-1973;director fiscal affairs and operations, Widener U., Chester, Pennsylvania, 1973-1974;vice president finance, Widener U., Chester, Pennsylvania, 1974-1981;assistant professor accounting, Widener U., Chester, Pennsylvania, 1981-1984;associate professor accounting, Widener U., Chester, Pennsylvania, since 1984. Consultant Crozer Theological Seminary, Upland, Pennsylvania, 1965-1968. Secretary-treasurer Sheraton Brandywine Inn, Wilmington, Delaware, 1981.


  • Certified Public Accountant, Pennsylvania.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor to book: Government and Non-Profit Accounting, 1988. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member allocations committee United Way, Chester, 1985-1987. Treasurer St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Springfield, Pennsylvania, 1961-1964, 72-74, Boy Scouts American, Springfield, 1974-1980. With United States Air Force, 1951-1954. member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Pennsylvania Society of Certified Public Accountants, American Accounting Association, national Association College and University Business Officers, Eastern Association College and University Business Officers (Philadelphia area treasurer 1979-1981), Beta Gamma Sigma.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, camping, woodworking.


Married Barbara Anne Erb, August 15, 1953. Children: Lynn A., Mark R.

Charles Maurice Bowlby

Alverta (Lanterman) Bowlby

Barbara Anne Erb

Lynn A. Bowlby

Mark R. Bowlby