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High honors for three CPAs.

The Accounting Hall of Fame has announced three inductees for 1996. Established in 1950, the Hall of Fame, located at Ohio State University, honors accountants who have made significant contributions to the advancement of accounting in the 20th century.

* William H. Beaver is the Joan E. Horngren Professor of Accounting at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He has been a consultant to the Financial Accounting Standards Board, a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission Advisory Committee on Corporate Disclosure Policy and a trustee of the Financial Accounting Foundation. Beaver was the 1987-88 president of the American Accounting Association.

* Donald J. Kirk joined Price Waterhouse in 1959 and became a partner in 1967. He was a founding member of the FASB and served as its chairman for nine years. He currently serves on the Public Oversight Board for the SEC practice section of the American Institute of CPAs division for CPA firms. His many awards include the AICPA Gold Medal for Distinguished Service to the Profession, the Institute's highest honor.

* Charles A. Bowsher recently retired as comptroller general of the United States. His induction, along with his appointment to the FAF, was announced in the January Journal (page 16).
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Title Annotation:Accounting Hall of Fame
Publication:Journal of Accountancy
Article Type:Brief Article
Date:Apr 1, 1997
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