Edmond. Burns McLindon
E. BURNS McLINDON (Age 77) Edmond Burns McLindon
died peacefully May 28, 2012 at his home in Bethesda,
His career spanned 45 years with the Bethesda accounting
firm of Councilor, Buchanan and Mitchell, serving 25 years as
managing partner. He held the priorities of God, family and
work. And in that order, delivered excellence and dedication
Mr. McLindon was a native of Washington, DC, a graduate of St. John's College High
School (1952) and Villanova University (1956). He was awarded Villanova's Alumni Medal in
Mr. McLindon served on the Board of Trustees of St. John's College High School from 1993
to 2009 and played an integral role in St. John's founding of San Miguel School in
Washington, DC. In 2004, he was elected St. John's first lay Chairman, serving until 2009. In
1995, he was the recipient of the Most Distinguished Alumni Award from the school.
Mr. McLindon served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Holy Cross Hospital, Finance
Chairman on the Board of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, a member of
the Board of Trustees for Hospice Caring, Inc., and a member of the Board of Trustees for
the Loyola Retreat House.
He was President of the Continental Association of CPAs, Intercontinental Accounting
Associates, the District of Columbia Institute of CPAs, and Friendship Lions Club. In 1981,
he received the District of Columbia Institute of CPA's Public Service Award.
Mr. McLindon was National Chairman of the National Kidney Foundation from 1982 to 1983.
He served for six years as the National Treasurer and for over twenty years on its Executive
Committee. In 1976, he received the Martin Wagner Award which is the highest award
presented to a lay volunteer of the National Kidney Foundation. He also served as President
of the National Kidney Foundation of the National Capital Area.
Mr. McLindon was a member of the Federal Association of the Sovereign Military Order of
Malta, and the John Carroll Society. He was on the faculty of Strayer College as an instructor
in Accounting and Taxation. He was also an instructor in Taxation at Georgetown University.
Survivors include his beloved wife of 50 years, Sandra Hufford McLindon; four adoring
children, Lisa Flores (Julian) of Chevy Chase, MD, Michele Keller (David) of Damascus, MD,
E.B. McLindon II (Anne) of Bethesda, and Megan McLindon of Alexandria, VA; and five
grandchildren, Molly, Julian Jr., Riley, Grace and Maggie.
Friends may call at the Church of the Little Flower, 5607 Massachusetts Avenue, Bethesda,
MD 20816 on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 12 p.m. at the Church
of the Little Flower.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to St. John's College High
School, 2607 Military Road, NW, Washington, DC 20015..
Published in The Washington Post on June 2, 2012