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Margaret Blake Kelly

accountant , state official

Margaret Blake Kelly, American accountant, state official. Certified Public Accountant, Missouri; certified government finance manager. Recipient Faculty-Alumni Gold Medal award University Missouri, 1985.

Background

Kelly, Margaret Blake was born on September 17, 1935 in Crystal City, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Emory and Florine (Stovesand) Blake.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, University Missouri, 1957. Master of Business Administration, Southwest Missouri State University, 1975. Doctor in Business Administrn.

(honorary), Southwest Baptist University, 1986.

Career

Accountant Williams-Keepers, Columbia and Jefferson City, Missouri, McNabb, Westermann, Mitchell & Branstetter, Springfield, Fox & Company, Springfield. County auditor Cole County, Missouri, 1982-1984. State auditor State of Missouri, Jefferson City, 1984—1999.

Achievements

  • Certified Public Accountant, Missouri. Certified government finance manager.

Religion

During the second coming of Christ, the God will sit in judgment and divide humanity between the saved and the lost and will sit in judgment of the believers, rewarding them for things done while alive.

Views

Anyone may appear in hardship and poverty. Never give up in pursuit of happiness and one day you will find yourself in the right place, where God gives the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for.

Membership

Republican nominate for lieutenant governor, 1992. Republican candidate for United States House Governor Missouri, 1996. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Association Government Accountants, National State Auditors Association (past president), National Association State Auditors, Comptrollers, and Treasurer (first vice president), American Society Women Accountants, American Women Society of Certified Public Accountants, Missouri Society Certified Public Accountants, Women Executives in State Government, Government Finance Officers Association, Delta Gamma.

Connections

Married William Clark Kelly. Children: Kevin, Tom, John.

father:
Emory Blake

mother:
Florine (Stovesand) Blake

spouse:
William Clark Kelly

children:
Kevin Kelly

Tom Kelly

John Kelly

Politics

Churches should be urged to demonstrate their heart for racial reconciliation by seeking to increase racial and ethnic diversity in church staff roles, leadership positions, and church membership.