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Accountant , manufacturing executive

Peter Harvey Burgher was American accountant, manufacturing executive. Recipient World Class and United States National records for speed over recognized distance, Federation Aeronautique International, 1982-1990.


Burgher, Peter Harvey was born on July 18, 1932 in Fairhaven, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Harvey P. and Agnes Warbasse Burgher.


Student, University California, Santa Barbara, 1950-1952;AB, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1954;Master of Business Administration, Columbia University, 1956.


From staff to office managing partner Ernst & Young (formerly Arthur Young & Company), New York City, Boston, Detroit, 1956-1978. President MARELCO Power Systems, Inc., Howell, Michigan, since 1980. Professional practice expert witness accounting, auditing securities fraud, since 1980.

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Director various business and eleomosynary organizations, since 1960.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Changement, 1978, Professional Excellence, 1986. Inventor: over 16 primary patents and inventions, 1980-1993. Contributor over 25 articles to professional journals, 1956-1992.


Chairman Michigan Aeronautics Commission, 1973-1978, American Red Cross, Detroit, 1976-1978, Flight Freedom Foundation, since 1994. Trustee, treasurer Michigan Republican Finance Committee, 1974-1979, Founders Society Detroit Institute Arts, 1978-1984. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Michigan Technological Industry Association, American Society for Materials, American Welding Society, Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: aircraft reconstruction, instrument flight, art, creativewriting.


Married Elinor Mae Dean Burgher, December 31, 1955. Children: Karl Eric, Carol Elaine.

Harvey P.

Agnes Warbasse Burgher

Elinor Mae Dean Burgher

Karl Eric Burgher

Carol Elaine Burgher