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Harold Bruce Gerber

Harold Bruce Gerber, American consulting engineering company executive. Recipient Arthur Sidney Bedell award Water Pollution Control Federal, 1969; Haseltine award Water Pollution Control Association Pennsylvania, 1976.

Background

  • Gerber, Harold Bruce was born on October 3, 1925 in Grantham, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Bruce Augustus and Alma Mae (Sterner) Gerber.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1948. Diplomate American Academy Environmental Engineers Junior sanitary engineer Pennsylvania Department Health, Harrisburg, 1949-1950. Sanitary engineer Gannett Fleming Corddry and Carpenter, Inc., Harrisburg, 1950-1960.

      Chief sanitary engineer, assistant director pollution control division, 1960-1970, assistant vice president, 1972-1975, director pollution control division, 1975-1979, president, since 1979.

    Career

    • Chief sanitary engineer, assistant director pollution control division, 1960-1970, assistant vice president, 1972-1975, director pollution control division, 1975-1979, president, since 1979. Board directors Harrisburg Area Community College Foundation, 1986.

    Politics

    Every Church statement in social or economic field should be seriously considered and demonstrate a competence in political sphere.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    In modern culture the ability to make decisions and choose our own path in life has extremely high value. But through the faith we voluntarily surrender to God in love and joy.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The family is the most basic of human institutions through which people are nurtured and sustained in love, responsibility, and respect.

    Membership

    Member Governor's Advisory Health Board, Harrisburg, 1968. Served with United States Navy, 1944-1946. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Pennsylvania Society Professional Engineers, National Society Professional Engineers, Water Pollution Control Association Pennsylvania (president 1967-1968), Water Pollution Control Federal (board directors).

    Club: West Shore Country (Camp Hill, Pennsylvania).

    Personality

    Interests

    Flying, golf, tennis, swimming, ballroom dancing.

    Connections

    • Married Earleen Faith McLane, November 24, 1947. Children– Betsy Caroll, Cindy Lou.
    • father: Bruce Augustus Gerber
    • mother: Alma Mae (Sterner) Gerber
    • spouse: Earleen Faith McLane
    • children: Betsy Caroll Gerber
    • Cindy Lou Gerber
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