Franklin Haywood Berry, American lawyer, banker. Decorated Legion of Merit, Bronze Star medal. Served from captain to colonel Army of the United States, 1941-1946; Fellow American Bar Foundation (life); member Chamber of Commerce, Ocean County Bankers Association (past president), American (member house of deals.
1 son, Franklin Haywood. Married Leonora Patterson, August 14, 1948. Children—Margaret L. (Mistress Margaret Laird), John Sherwin, Elizabeth R. (Mistress W.M. Collinsworth).
Admitted to New Jersey bar, 1928, practiced in Toms River, from 1928. Partner firm Berry Summerill, Rinck & Berry and predecessor, 1933-1975. President Beach Haven National Bank & Trust Company, 1939-1970, Chairman of the Board, 1970-1975.
Vice president, counsel Admiral Farragut Academy, 1946-1975. Deputy attorney general New Jersey, 1946-1948. President Long Beach Water Company, 1961-1971.
Director emeritus First National Bank Toms River. Delaware New Jersey Constitutional Convention, 1947. Trustee Richard Stockton State College.
Born March 15, 1904