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James Schwartz Schindler


James Schwartz Schindler, American educator.


Schindler, James Schwartz was born on September 11, 1917 in Hillsboro, Illinois, United States. Son of Anthony and Caroline (Schwartz) Schindler.


Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1939. Master of Arts, University Washington, 1941. Master of Business Administration, University of Michigan, 1942, Doctor of Philosophy., 1955.

Econ.D. (honorary), Yonsei U., Seoul, Korea, 1962.


Teaching fellow U. Washington, 1939-1941. Teaching fellow University of Michigan, 1941-1942, instructor, 1946-1948, visiting lecturer, 1955-1956. Assistant professor of University Buffalo, 1948-1949.

Professor accounting Washington University, St. Louis, 1949-1963, chief of party for university-State Department project, Seoul, 1960-1962. Professor accounting State University New York at Buffalo, 1963-1977, department chairman financial accounting, 1963-1966, 68-70, dean School Business Administration, 1964-1968, associate dean, 1969-1971, chairman undergraduate program, 1974-1977.


  • Author: Quasi-Reorganization, 1958. (with Mason and Davidson) Fundamentals of Accounting, 1959, 5th edit. (with Davidson and Weil), 1975.

    (with Davidson, Stickney and Weil) Financial Accounting, 1975. (with others) Accounting: The Language of Business, 1975, 76. Contributing editor Accountants’ Handbook, 1956, review, 1970.

    Contributor articles to professional journals.


Served to Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Certified Public Accountants, Washington. Member American Institute Certified Public Accountants’s, American Accounting Association (Vice-President 1958), National Association Accountants, American Finance Association, Institute Internal Auditors, New York State Society Certified Public Accountants’s, American Economics Association, Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi, Pi Mu Epsilon, Omicron Delta Epsilon.


Married Ailcy Josephine Bullington, July 31, 1945. Children: James Anthony, Mary Ann, Steven Joseph.

Anthony Schindler

Caroline (Schwartz) Schindler

Ailcy Josephine Bullington

James Anthony Schindler

Mary Ann Schindler

Steven Joseph Schindler