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Shirley Throckmorton Moore Edit Profile

also known as Mrs. Elmer Lee Moore

accountant

Shirley Throckmorton Moore, American accountant. Certified Public Accountant. Recipient Distinguished Graduate award Banjamin Franklin University, 1961.

Background

Moore, Shirley Throckmorton was born on July 4, 1918 in Des Moines. Daughter of John Carder and Jessie (Wright) Throckmorton.

Education

Student Iowa State Teachers College, summers 1937-1938, Madison College, 1939-1941. Master of Commercial Science, Benjamin Franklin U., 1944. Certified Public Accountant, Mc.

Career

Assistant bookkeeper Sibley Hospital, Washington, 1941-1942, Alvord & Alvord, 1942-1946, bookkeeper, 1946-1949, chief accountant, 1950-1964, finance advisor to senior partner, 1957-1964. Director Allen Oil Corporation, 1958-1974. Private practice accounting, since 1964.

Achievements

  • Certified Public Accountant.

Membership

Member school board Takoma Academy, Takoma Park, Maryland, since 1970. Member hospital board Washington Adventist Hospital, 1974-1985. Chairman worthy student fund Takoma Park Seven Day Adventist Church, 1987-1988.

Trustee Benson Foundation, 1963-1999. Volunteer American Women's Volunteer Service, 1942-1945. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, District of Columbia Institute of Certified Public Accountants (public relations committee since 1976), American Women's Society of Certified Public Accountants, American Society Women Accountants (legislation chairman 1960-1962, national director 1952-1953, national treasurer 1953-1954), Business and Professional Women's Club (treasurer District of Columbia 1967-1968), Banjamin Franklin University Alumni Association (Distinguished Alumni award 1964, charter, past director), Daughters of the American Revolution, Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants (charter chairman membership committee Montgomery Prince George County 1963-1964, chairman student relations committee 1964-1967, president 1968-1969, member federal tax committee 1971-1973).

Connections

Married Elmer Lee Moore, December 19, 1946. Children: Fay, Lynn Dallas.

father:
John Carder Throckmorton

mother:
Jessie (Wright) Throckmorton

spouse:
Elmer Lee Moore

children:
Fay Moore

Lynn Dallas Moore