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Harry Williams,, American accountant.


Williams,, Harry was born on March 10, 1924 in Marion, Illinois, United States. Son of Harry John and Helita (Durham) Williams.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Tulane University, 1948.


With Peat, Marwick, Mitchell and Company, St. Louis, 1948—1953. Private practice accounting New Orleans, 1953—1976. Managing partner Harry Williams and Company, 1976—1981.

President Harry Williams Company (a professional company), 1981—1988. Partner J. Earl Pedelahore & Company, New Orleans, from 1988. Lecturer Tulane University, 1953—1956.

Co-founder Associate Regional Accounting Firms, chairman, 1969—1971. Speaker professional seminars and meetings. With United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.


Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Economic Development Council, Chamber New Orleans and River Region, New Orleans Board Trade. (board directors since 1984, chairman finance committee 1987-1988), New Orleans Estate Planning Council (treasurer 1970-1971), Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants (president New Orleans chapter 1964-1965, board directors 1964-1965, parliamentarian 1971-1972, board directors 1971-1972, chairman 1972-1973, member trial board 1972-1976, chairman numerous committees), Committee of 50, World Trade Center of New Orleans (board directors since 1975, president 1984), Southern Yacht Club, Pickwick Club, Phi Kappa Alpha.


Married Joanne Elizabeth Schwartz, November 1, 1947 (deceased January 29, 1985). Children: Kathleen W. Thompson, Marianne W. Antoine, Barbara W. Moose, Harry John III. Married Mary Elizabeth Spencer, July 3, 1985.

Harry John Williams

Helita (Durham) Williams

Joanne Elizabeth Schwartz

Mary Elizabeth Spencer

Kathleen W. Thompson Williams,

Marianne W. Antoine Williams,

Barbara W. Moose Williams,

Harry John III Williams,