Praise From a Kentuckian


In the March 1999 issue, I was excited to read about Olivia Kirtley, the first person from Kentucky, the first member from business and industry and the first woman to be the AICPA chair ("Update: Fall Council and Annual Meeting," JofA , page 78). She has worked very hard, and all CPAs from Kentucky are proud of her.

I just want to mention that in the state of Kentucky we have always spelled "Kentuckyian" as Kentuckian. I am not sure we're in accordance with proper grammar and spelling, but that's the way we spell it in Kentucky.

Congratulations to the AICPA for choosing such an impressive chair.

John A. Hamilton, CPA
Louisville, Kentucky

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