Gordon was born in 1930 in Bellows Falls, Vermont. He attended the Dean Academy in Massachusetts and later graduated from the University of Vermont in 1953. He subsequently earned his master's degree from New York University in 1959.
While studying for his master's degree, Gordon worked as an auditor at Peat, Marwick Mitchell and Company. He was later a partner with Bliss, Lawlor and Company from 1959 to 1965.
In 1964, he married his wife, Joan, in Massachusetts. They had two sons.
Following his service as state auditor, Gordon served as a partner with the Jay H. Gordon accounting firm from 1970 until 1987. In 1987, he joined Smith, Batchelder and Rugg. In 1990, he became a professor of Accounting at Norwich University until his retirement in 2001.
References[edit | edit source]
- Jay H. Gordon (Obituary) Archived 2007-12-31 at the Wayback Machine.; The Barre Montpelier Times Argus, December 11, 2007
- Norwich University, Vermont pols mourn former auditor and wife, The Boston Globe, December 13, 2007
- Cause of death released in fatal Montpelier fire; The Barre Montpelier Times Argus, December 14, 2007
David V. Anderson
|Vermont Auditor of Accounts
Robert T. King
|This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors).|