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Mary Ella Whitten, American Accountant. Certified Public Accountant; certified internal auditor.


Whitten, Mary Ella was born on September 7, 1933 in Cambridge, New York, United States. Daughter of Harry Livingston and Jennie Ella (Loveland) Arnold.


Bachelor of Science, State University of New York, Albany, 1982; postgraduate in international marketing, physics, Columbia University, 1984-1986; Doctor of Philosophy, Jackson State University, 1986.


Controller, Development Management Corporation, Wilmington, Vermont, 1965-1968; manager, Calnen & Chechile, Certified Public Accountant, Bennington, Vermont, 1969-1972; director market analysis, Grolier, Danbury, Connecticut, 1972-1973; manager international audit, Stauffer Chemical Company, Westport, Connecticut, 1975-1978; director finance, Stauffer Chemical Company, Westport, Connecticut, 1978-1983; director finance/administration, PDLA - Subsidiary of Stauffer, Summit, New Jersey, 1983-1984; controller/administrative manager, Ansac, Westport, Connecticut, 1984-1986; vice president, Austin & Arnold, Inc., Jensen Beach, Florida, 1987-1993; owner, operator, Rte. 313 Gravel Mine, Cambridge, New York, since 1979; president, Arnold Builders Corporation, since 1992. Consultant Superior Marine Manufacturing Company, Hopewell Junction, New York, since 1989, Offshore Yachts, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1989-1992.

Vice president Ednl. Development Corporation, Yonkers, New York, 1981-1984. Board directors Stauffer National Federal Credit Union stock option committee, 1978-1983. Team leader SACIA, Stamford, 1980-1982.


  • Certified Public Accountant. Certified internal auditor.


Director Alcoholism Council of Connecticut, Stamford, 1979-1981. Instructor United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Norwalk, 1985-1989. Volunteer Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, 1993. member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Institute Internal Auditors (former Westchester chapter board directors, editor newsletter), Mensa, American Society Marine Artists, History Society Martin County, Art Association Martin County, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: United States Merchant Marine Officer Masters License, 100 ton with auxiliary sail, sailing, construction, watercolor painting.


Married Lawrence John Finning, February 26, 1950 (deceased). Children: Leonard, Lorna, Linda, Lari Ann. Married Daniel Anthony Carey, September 5, 1958 (deceased).

Children: Daniel Junior, Alan, George. Married James Austin Whitten, May 23, 1986. Children: James, Robert, Richard.

Harry Livingston Arnold

Jennie Ella (Loveland) Arnold

Daniel Anthony Carey

Lawrence John Finning

James Austin Whitten

Lari Ann Whitten

Daniel Junior Whitten

Richard Whitten

Robert Whitten

Linda Whitten

George Whitten

Leonard Whitten

Alan Whitten

Lorna Whitten

James Whitten