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Kenneth Beem

(1912-1992). Treasurer, auditor. Born in Arkansas, he was married to Thelma Grace Imler in 1936, and they taught school for four years. He then was employed as manager of the Arkansas-Louisiana Book and Bible House. After taking correspondence courses in accounting, he sat for the CPA test and passed. He was believed to be the first Seventh-day Adventist worker to attain the CPA certificate. In 1945 he was called to the Atlantic Union Conference as auditor. Seven years later he moved to Georgia-Cumberland, where he served as secretary-treasurer for two years before becoming auditor and later treasurer of the Southern Union Conference, a position he held for 11 years. The Beems then moved to Southwestern Union, where he served as treasurer for six years. Five years after the death of his wi...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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