In Memoriam: George Tornwall


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George E. Tornwall died at the age of 83 on November 28, 2005, in St. Petersburg, Fla. He was a certified public accountant who had retired from Cherry, Bekaert & Holland in 1988. He had been a vice-president of the American Institute of CPAs and a president of the West Coast Chapter of CPAs, the Florida Institute of CPAs and Associated Accounting Firms International.

During his career, Tornwall was a teacher of accounting at the University of Florida. He also was a president of the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Florida Development Commission. As an Army Air Forces captain in World War II, he flew 15 bombing missions in the Pacific.

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