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William Daniel Gasser


William Daniel Gasser, American educator. Recipient Golden Key award Academy Sacred Heart, 1962; Distinguished Teaching award Rochester Institute Technology, 1971; named Outstanding Kiwanian of Year, 1962; Boss of Year, Flower City chapter National Sections Association, 1965; William D. Gasser Distinguished Lectureship series established in his honor at Rochester Institute Technology, 1977, William D. Gasser Library Fund established, 1977.


Gasser, William Daniel was born on August 13, 1913 in Rochester, New York, United States. Son of Alfred and Anna (Schmitt) Gasser.


Student St. Michael’s College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 1932-1933. Bachelor of Business Administration cum laude, Niagara U., 1937.


Various positions Miller, Franklin, McLeod & Company, Certified Public Accountants’s (merged with Haskins & Sells, Rochester, 1958), Rochester, 1937-1947, general partner, 1947-1957, senior partner, 1957-1958, general partner, 1958-1960, partner charge Rochester office, 1960-1967. Associate professor School Business, assistant director Extended Service div. Rochester Institute Technology, 1967-1971, professor accounting, 1971-1977.

Director Heany Industries, Scottsville. Board examiners American Institute Certified Public Accountants’s, 1965. Member of New York State Board Certified Public Accountants Examiners.

Advisory council Rochester Institute Technology Board of directors Monroe County unit American Cancer Society.


  • Author: Routine Auditing Procedures for Interdepartmental Auditors, Model City, United States of America.


Member of New York State Board Certified Public Accountants Examiners. Member American Institute Certified Public Accountants’s (council 1955-1958), A.I.M. (president’s council), Association Certified Public Accountants Examiners (treasurer 1961-1965, vice president 1965-1977), New York (vice president 1957-1958, past director), California societies Certified Public Accountants’s, American Accounting Association, Accountants. Clubs: Kiwanis, University, City (Rochester).


Married Catherine Mowie, September 2, 1939. Children: William D., Marilyn Annual.

Alfred Gasser

Anna (Schmitt) Gasser

Catherine Mowie

William D. Gasser

Marilyn Ann Gasser