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Accounting educator

William Leonard Ferrara, American accounting educator. Certified Public Accountant, Illinois. Recipient Outstanding Teacher award Pennsylvania State Master of Business Administration Association, University Park, Pennsylvania 6 times. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (committees), Institute Management Accountants (Outstanding Educator award 1989), American Accounting Association.

Background

Ferrara, William Leonard was born on September 5, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Francis Maria and Susan (Ricciardi) Ferrara.

Education

Bachelor of Science, DePaul University, 1952. Master of Arts, Michigan State University, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy, Michigan State University, 1959.

Career

Assistant professor, University of Illinois, Champaign, 1959-1962;associate professor, Pennsylvania State University, State College, 1962-1964;professor, Pennsylvania State University, State College, 1964-1989;Beights Professor, Stetson U., DeLand, Florida, since 1989. Consultant Hercules Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, since 1967, Westinghouse, Pittsburgh, since 1967, United States. Steel Tower Corporation, Pittsburgh, since 1967, General Electric, Croton-On-Hudson, New York, since 1978.

Achievements

  • Certified Public Accountant, Illinois.

Works

Membership

Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (committees), Institute Management Accountants (Outstanding Educator award 1989), American Accounting Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: squash, walking, swimming.

Connections

Married Carol Ann Williams, June 26, 1954. Children: Stephen, Paul, Janeen, Cynthia, William, Irene, Joseph.

father:
Francis Maria Ferrara

mother:
Susan (Ricciardi) Ferrara

spouse:
Carol Ann Williams

child:
Stephen Ferrara

child:
Paul Ferrara

child:
Janeen Ferrara

child:
Cynthia Ferrara

child:
William Ferrara

child:
Irene Ferrara

child:
Joseph Ferrara