Charles Arthur Bowsher


Charles Arthur Bowsher
Charles Arthur Bowsher illustration, 1988.png
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Illustrated portrait and signature from a 1988 issue of GAO Journal magazine.

Charles Arthur Bowsher (born May 31, 1931)[1] is a former Comptroller General of the United States. Bowsher was nominated by Ronald Reagan in 1981 and served as Comptroller General for 15 years. During that period, he led the Government Accountability Office in addressing the savings and loan crisis and other major issues.

As United States Comptroller General, he was subject of the lawsuit Bowsher v. Synar, striking down the Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act of 1986.

In 1996, along with William Henry Beaver, (56th), and Donald James Kirk, (58th), Bowsher was inducted into the prestigious Accounting Hall of Fame,[2] becoming the 57th inductee.

From 1967 to 1971, he was Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller).

He currently serves as the Secretary-Treasurer/Budget Chairman for the Board of Directors of the Concord Coalition.[3]

References

  1. ^ Marquis Who's Who on the Web
  2. ^ "Membership, Accounting Hall of Fame". Ohio State University Fisher College of Business. Retrieved September 30, 2010. http://fisher.osu.edu/departments/accounting-and-mis/the-accounting-hall-of-fame/membership-in-hall/. 
  3. ^ "About Us". Concord Coalition. http://www.concordcoalition.org/about-us/board-directors. 

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Preceded by
Charles F. Baird
Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller)
August 2, 1971 – May 5, 1972
Succeeded by
Frank P. Sanders



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