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Harold Leroy Russell, American accountant. Certified Public Accountant, Oklahoma. Named Outstanding Expert Witness, Woodward/White Inc., 1990.


Russell, Harold Leroy was born on April 4, 1934 in Devon, Kansas, United States. Son of Ernest Maxwell and Emma Corrine (Wiley) Russell.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Pittsburgh (Kansas) State University, 1955. Master of Business Administration, Indiana University, 1959. AMP, Columbia University, 1970.


Member audit staff, Arthur Young & Company, Tulsa, 1959-1964;audit manager, Arthur Young & Company, Tulsa, 1964-1968;audit principal, Arthur Young & Company, Tulsa, 1968-1969;audit partner, Arthur Young & Company, Tulsa, 1969-1974;managing partner, Arthur Young & Company, Oklahoma City, 1974-1984;managing partner, Coopers & Lybrand, Oklahoma City, since 1984. Consultant Homeland Stores, Inc., Oklahoma City, since 1990.


  • Certified Public Accountant, Oklahoma.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: (book) American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Bank Audit Guide, 1979.


The Gospel of Christ is the message that can lead one to salvation. It shows the essential steps that one must take to secure the goal that God wishes all to attain.


A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.


Some personalities are difficult to manage, especially if they are prone to despair. Do not give up on a search of the paths of God, and the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for will be received.


President Oklahoma Symphony Orchestra, Oklahoma City, 1985-1986. Trustee St. Anthony Hospital, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma City Art Museum. Board directors Committees of 100, Oklahoma City.

1st lieutenant United States Army, 1955-1957. member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (committee chairman), Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants (board directors 1965-1968), Downtown Rotary Club, Men's Dinner Club (board directors 1983-1985), Petroleum Club (board directors 1983-1984), Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club, Economics Club of Oklahoma City (board directors 1982-1985).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: painting, golf, reading.


Married Laural Joniel Foster, August 12, 1963. Children: David Allen, Sondra Kathryn.

Ernest Maxwell Russell

Emma Corrine (Wiley) Russell

Laural Joniel Foster

David Allen Russell

Sondra Kathryn Russell