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Accounting educator

John Vernon Crampton, American accounting educator. Recipient Haskins and Sells award, 1964; named Outstanding Educator American, 1973.


Crampton, John Vernon was born on November 29, 1930 in Carl Junction, Missouri, United States. Son of Claude Vernon and Neva Nadine (Sigars) Crampton.


Bachelor of Science in Business, Pittsburgh State University, 1958. Master of Science in Business, Pittsburgh State University, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy in Accountancy, University Missouri, 1970.


Accountant, Duffin Brothers Construction Company, Culver City, California, 1948-1951;accountant, Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pasadena, 1955-1956;accounting teacher, Joplin (Missouri) High School, 1958-1962;accounting instructor, U. Missouri, Columbia, 1962-1965;chairman, accounting and finance department, S.E. Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, 1968-1985;professor accounting, S.E. Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, since 1965.


Sergeant United States Air Force, 1951-1955. Member American Accounting Association, American Accounting Tax Association, Missouri Association Accounting Educators, National Association Tax Practitioners, Eastern Star (worthy patron 1991, 2nd 1993), Amaranth, Masons (York Rite high priest 1980, master 1979, Commander 1979, grand master of Grand Council of Missouri 1992, worshipful master 1980, Allied Masonic Degrees, Puissant sovereign of Red Cross of Constantine, Knight York Cross of Honor).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, travel, reading.


Married Winona Lee Trout, August 15, 1959. 1 child, Jeneva Annual.

Claude Vernon Crampton

Neva Nadine (Sigars) Crampton

Winona Lee Trout

Jeneva Annual Crampton