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educator , financial accounting standard setter

Gerhard Gottlob Mueller was German, American financial accounting standard setter, educator. Certified Public Accountant (retired), Washington. Recipient University Washington Distinguished Teaching award, 1983, Distinguished Service award, University Washington, 1984; Ford Foundation fellow, 1958-1959, Price Waterhouse International Accounting Research fellow, 1962-1964.


Mueller, Gerhard Gottlob was born on December 4, 1930 in Eineborn, Germany. Son of Gottlob Karl and Elisabeth Charlotte (Hossack) Mueller. came to the United States, 1952, naturalized, 1957.


Associate of Arts, College of Sequoias, 1954. Bachelor of Science with honors, University California-Berkeley, 1956. Master of Business Administration, University California-Berkeley, 1957.

Doctor of Philosophy, University California-Berkeley, 1962. Doctor Economics (honorary), Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, 1994. Doctor Laws (honorary), Kwansei Gakuin University, 2000.


Staff accountant, Federal Maritime Commission Corporation, San Jose, California, 1957-1958;faculty department accounting, U. Washington, Seattle, 1960-1996;associate professor, U. Washington, Seattle, 1963-1967;professor, U. Washington, Seattle, 1967-1996;department chairman, U. Washington, Seattle, 1969-1978;director graduate professional accounting program, U. Washington, Seattle, 1979-1990;senior associate dean, U. Washington, Seattle, 1990-1995;acting dean, U. Washington, Seattle, 1994;Hughes M. Blake professor international business management, U. Washington, Seattle, 1992-1995;Julius A. Roller professor accounting, U. Washington, Seattle, 1995-1996. Director U. Washington Accounting Development Fund, Overlake Hospital Medical Center, Bellevue,1984-1996, chairman of the board of trustees, 1991-1993. Consultant international tax matters United States Treasury Department, 1963-1968.

Consultant International Accounting Research, 1964-1996. Visiting professor Cranfield School Management, England, 1973-1974, U. Zurich, Switzerland,1973-1974. Lecturer in field.


  • Certified Public Accountant (retired), Washington.



Expert legal witness, Internal Revenue Service, 1991-1993. Fellow Academy International Business. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (international practice Executive Committee 1972-1975, executive county 1987-1989), American Accounting Association (president 1988-1989, academic vice president 1970-1971, chairman advisory board international accounting section 1977-1979, Wildman medal 1986, National Outstanding Educator 1981, Distinguished International Lecturer in Black Africa 1987, Outstanding International Accounting Educator 1991), Finance Executives Institute, Washington Society Certified Public Accountants (president 1988-1989, Outstanding Educator award 1985, Public Svc. award 1995), Accounting Education Change Commission (chairman 1994-1996), Beta Alpha Psi (Academy Accountant of Year 1987), Beta Gamma Sigma (Distinguished scholar 1978-1979), Alpha Gamma Sigma.


Married Coralie George, June 7, 1958. Children: Kent, Elisabeth, Jeffrey.

Gottlob Karl Mueller

Elisabeth Charlotte (Hossack) Mueller

Coralie George

Kent Mueller

Elisabeth Mueller

Jeffrey Mueller