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William Pusey Barlow,, American accountant. Certified Public Accountant, California. Recipient Sir Thomas More medal Gleeson Library. Associates, 1989, Herbert Howe Bancroft award Bancroft Library., University California, 2004; named to Water Ski Hall of Fame, 1993.


Barlow,, William Pusey was born on February 11, 1934 in Oakland, California, United States. Son of William P. and Muriel (Block) Barlow.


Student, California Institute of Technology, 1954. Bachelor of Arts in Economics, University California, Berkeley, 1956.


Accountant Barlow, Davis & Wood, San Francisco, 1960-1972, partner, 1964-1972, J.K. Lasser & Company, 1972-1977, Touche Ross & Company, San Francisco, 1977-1978. Self employed accountant, 1978-1989. Partner Barlow & Hughan, since 1990.


  • Certified Public Accountant, California.


Fellow Gleeson Library. Associates, 1969, president, 1971-1974. Member council Friends Bancroft Library., 1971-1998, chairman, 1974-1979.

Board directors Oakland Ballet, 1982-1999, president, 1986-1989, chairman, 1995-1998. Member American Water Ski Association (board directors, regional chairman 1959-1963, president 1963-1966, chairman board 1966-1969, 77-79, honorary vice president since 1969), Machine Cancel Society (president, 2003-2006), International Water Ski Federation (executive board 1961-1971, 75-78), Bibliographical Society of America (council 1986-1992, president 1992-1996), Grolier Club (New York City), Roxburghe Club (San Francisco), Book Club of California (board directors 1963-1976, president 1968-1969, treasurer 1971-1983).


William P. Barlow,

Muriel (Block) Barlow,