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Accounting educator

Kenton Eugene Ross, American accounting educator. Certified Public Accountants, Oklahoma. Gulf Oil Corporation fellow, 1965. Served with Army of the United States, 1952-1954. Member Association Systems Management (Distinguished Serviceaward 1971), Finance Executives Institute, American Accounting Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi, Delta Pi Epsilon.

Background

Ross, Kenton Eugene was born on February 5, 1930 in Britton, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Ernest Eugene and Minnie Grace (Fuller) Ross.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Oklahoma State University, 1952. Master of Science, Oklahoma State University, 1955. Doctor of Education, University of California at Los Angeles, 1961.

Career

Instructor, Tulsa Public Schools, 1955-1957;assistant professor business, Arizona State University, 1958-1962;assistant professor, associate professor, professor, College Business Administration, Oklahoma State University, 1962-1975;director business and economics research, College Business Administration, Oklahoma State University, 1974-1975;head department accounting, U. North Florida, Jacksonville, 1975-1978;dean, College Business Administration, East Texas State University, Commerce, 1978-1984;professor accounting, College Business Administration, East Texas State University, Commerce, since 1984;director internal audits, East Texas State University, 1988-1989.

Achievements

  • Certified Public Accountants, Oklahoma.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1952-1954. Member Association Systems Management (Distinguished Serviceaward 1971), Finance Executives Institute, American Accounting Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi, Delta Pi Epsilon.

Connections

Married Eula Mae Oakley, December 1, 1952. Children: Ronald Eugene, Sherri Linn, Diane Gail.

father:
Ernest Eugene Ross

mother:
Minnie Grace (Fuller) Ross

spouse:
Eula Mae Oakley

children:
Ronald Eugene Ross

Sherri Linn Ross

Diane Gail Ross