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Accounting educator

Harold Edward Arnett, American accounting educator. Certified Public Accountants, Illinois.


Arnett, Harold Edward was born on January 20, 1931 in Hegeler, Illinois, United States. Son of Dumous Clay and Amie (Netherton) Arnett.


Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1955. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1963.


Instructor accountancy University Illinois, 1955-1960. Tax accountant firm Filbey, Andrews & Filbey, Champaign, Illinois, 1957-1959. Student counselor, faculty adviser Office of Dean, College Commerce and Business Administration, University Illinois, 1955-1957.

Research associate Research division American Certified Public Accountants Institute, New York City, 1960-1962. Assistant professor University Michigan, 1962-1966, associate professor, 1966-1969, professor, since 1969, head department accounting, 1969-1972. Consultant various business organizations.


  • Certified Public Accountants, Illinois.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to accounting journals, also monographs.


Vice-president Wines School Parent Teacher Organization, 1965-1966, president, 1966-1967. Member subcommittee City of Detroit Commission on Community Relations, since 1971. Cubmaster Portage Trails council Boy Scouts American, 1963-1966, treasurer, 1967-1968.

Member Municipal Finance Committee, Ann Arbor, 1971-1972. Trustee Walsh College, 1975-1979. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1948-1952.

Member American Certified Public Accountants Institute, American Accounting Association, Financial Executives Institute, Michigan Association Certified Public Accountants, National Association Accountants (director Ann Arbor chapter 1963-1971, secretary 1967-1968, Second vice president 1968-1969, president 1969-1970, national director 1974-1976, 81-84, international vice president 1981-1982, executive committee 1981-1982), Ann Arbor Chamber of Commerce (tax committee 1969-1970), University Illinois Scholarship Key, Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Chi Gamma Iota, Phi Eta Sigma, Sigma Iota Epsilon. Clubs: Mason.


Married Betty Joanne Carter, August 31, 1952. Children– John Brockman, Carl Edward, Melia Louise.

Dumous Clay Arnett

Amie (Netherton) Arnett

Betty Joanne Carter

John Brockman Arnett

Carl Edward Arnett

Melia Louise Arnett