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Jacob Bear Himmelstein

accountant

Jacob Bear Himmelstein, American accountant. Registered investment advisor.

Background

Himmelstein, Jacob Bear was born on February 15, 1931 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Harry E. and Sarah (Frank) Himmelstein.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Economics, University Pennsylvania, 1951. Master of Business Administration, University Pennsylvania, 1952.

Career

Owner, manager laundry stores, Philadelphia, 1958-1961. Auditor Auditor General Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, 1962-1966, School District Philadelphia, 1967-1968. Principal Jacob B. Himmelstein, Norristown, Pennsylvania, since 1968.

Co-chairman The Pennsylvania Fair Tax Coalition.

Achievements

  • Registered investment advisor.

Membership

Democratic candidate to Pennsylvania State Sen., Montgomery County, 1968, to the United States House Representatives, 1970, to Montgomery County Commission, 1971. Chairman advisory committee Henry George School Social Science, Philadelphia, since 1975. Treasurer Henry Gevrat Foundation of America.

Member National Society Public Accountants, Pennsylvania Society Public Accountants, National Association Enrolled Agents, Pennsylvania Association Enrolled Agents, International Association Finance Planners.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Teaching, writing, speaking, lobbying, advocating land value taxes.

Connections

Married Rachel F. Friedman, August 28, 1961. 1 child, Benjamin.

father:
Harry E. Himmelstein

mother:
Sarah (Frank) Himmelstein

spouse:
Rachel F. Friedman

child:
Benjamin Himmelstein