Charles Thomas Horngren . Graduated from Marquette University, he received his MBA from Harvard University and his PhD from the University of Chicago . Doctor Honoris Causa from Marquette University and Depaul University and author of several accounting books.
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The son of William Einar and Grace Kathryn Horngren, he was born on October 28 , 1926 in Milwaukee , Wisconsin . He is married to Joan Estelle Knickelbine and has four children.
Emeritus Professor Edmund W. Littlefield of Accounting at Stanford University. A graduate of Marquette University, he received his MBA from Harvard University and a doctorate from the University of Chicago. He is also the recipient of Doctor Honoris Causa from Marquette University and Depaul University.
He served on the board of the Financial Accounting Foundation, which oversees the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the Government’s Accounting Standards Board for six years.
A member of the American Accounting Association, Horngren has also served as its President and Chief Research Officer. He received the Outstanding Accounting Educator Award in 1973 , when the association started an annual series of these awards.
The California Certified Public Accountants Foundation gave Horngren his College Excellence Award in 1975 and his Distinguished Professor in 1983 . She is the first person to have received two awards. In 1985 , the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants presented him with his first Outstanding Educator Award. Five years later, he was elected to the Accounting Hall of Fame.
In 1993 , Horngren was named Accountant of the Year, Education, by the professional accounting fraternity, Beta Alpha Psi.
Professor Horngren is a member of the National Association of Accountants, and served on the research planning committee for three years. He was also a member of the Board of Regents of the Institute of Management Accounting, which administers the Certificate of Management Accounting exams.