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William John Von Minden


William John Von Minden, American accountant.


Minden, William John Von was born on August 31, 1901 in Secaucus, New Jersey, United States. Son of William and Elizabeth (Kane) von Minden.


Bachelor of Commercial Science, New York University, 1926, Master of Commercial Science, 1932.


Assistant to treasurer J. C. Penny-Gwinn Corporation, 1926-1931. Lecturer finance School Commerce New York University, 1929-1938. Senior accountant Joseph E. Freund & Company, accountants and auditors, New York City, 1931-1934, partner, 1934-1937.

Partner William J. von Minden & Company, Certified Public Accountants’s, New York City, 1937-1947. Associate professor accounting School Business Administration, U. Newark, 1938-1942, professor, department chairman accounting, 1942-1946. Professor, department chairman accounting School Business Administration, Rutgers University, 1946-1973.

Director Graduate School Public Accounting, 1956-1973, partner von Minden & Bruneau, Certified Public Accountants’s, Ridgewood, New Jersey and New York City, 1947-1973.


  • Author: (with D. D. Kennedy and George R. Esterly) Principles of Accounting, 1940. (with same) Introductory Accounting, 1942.


Member of the board education, Saddle River, New Jersey, 1942-1956. Trustee Mills College Education, New York City, 1938-1953. Member American Institute Certified Public Accountants’s (council and trial board), American Accounting Association, American Management Association, New Jersey (past president), New York State societies Certified Public Accountants’s, National Association Accountants, Controllers Institute American (associate), Accountants.

Member Reformed Church in America. Mason.; Club: Downtown (Newark).


Married Helen A. Jersey, September 8, 1927. Children: Ann (Mistress.

William Minden

Elizabeth (Kane) Minden

Helen A. Jersey

Ann (Mrs Minden