JOHN A. WILSON JOINED THE STAFF of George A. Touche & Co.
(now Touche, Ross, Bailey & Smart) Canada in 1928; became a
member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario in 1933
and was made a partner in 1943. He has been active in Institute affairs
as president of the Ontario Institute in 1950, and currently as president
of The Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Mr. Wilson represented The Canadian Institute at the Golden
Jubilee of the New Zealand Association of Accountants in the spring
of 1960; also at the Asian and Pacific Conference of Accounting held
in Australia, April 1960. He delivered two papers there, one on
Independence in Public Practice and the other on Punched Card and
Electronic Data Processing. He also had the honor of speaking not
only on behalf of the Canadian Institute but on behalf of the accounting
delegates from other countries.
He served as Governor of the Canadian Tax Foundation, an organization
sponsored by The Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants
and the Bar Association and was Chairman of the Board of Governors
Mr. Wilson is chairman of the International Committee of TROBAS.