Passing: James Horrigan, Former Professor of Accounting and Finance
James Owen Horrigan, former professor of accounting and finance.
James Owen Horrigan, former professor of accounting and finance, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011. He was 80 years old.
Horrigan taught at UNH for 30 years, retiring in 1996. Previously, from 1956-1966, he taught at Norte Dame.
Horrigan held visiting professor positions at the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College in 1971, the University of Kent in Canterbury, England in 1972, Stanford University in 1982, and Northeastern University in 1987. He published numerous articles beginning with his dissertation "An Evaluation of Financial Ratio Analysis" in 1967, and ending with a historical perspective of Accounting for the Luca Pacioli Quincentennial Celebration in Sanselpolcro, Italy in 1994.
Visiting hours will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at the J. Verne Wood Funeral Home, Buckminster Chapel, 84 Broad St., Portsmouth. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29, at South Church, Unitarian Universalist Church of Portsmouth, 292 State St., Portsmouth. Friends are invited.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the South Church, Unitarian Universalist Church of Portsmouth, Sustainability/Conservation Efforts, Green Sanctuary Committee, 292 State St., Portsmouth, NH 03801.
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