1870First accountants listed in the St. Louis Business Directory
1896First public accountant listed in the St. Louis Business Directory
1904The Federation of Societies of Public Accountants met in St. Louis
1908First accounting courses offered by University of Missouri-Columbia
1909First law governing accountancy passed in Missouri Missouri State Board of Accountancy created to enforce accountancy laws Missouri Society of CPAs (MSCPA) officially formed on June 18 with 23 members Francis A. Wright awarded first certificate to practice as a CPA in Missouri
1917First time Uniform CPA Exam offered by Missouri
1943Missouri passes new accountancy law solidifying legal role of CPA
1967Missouri passes new accountancy laws that provide for privileged communication
between CPAs and clients
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