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Bernice Sherman Scharlach

Bernice Sherman Scharlach, American writer, lecturer. Board directors Evergreen Democratic Party, San Jose, California, since 1994. Member Women in Communications (board directors 1971-1980).

Background

  • Scharlach, Bernice Sherman was born on November 3, 1919 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Max and Gertrude Helen (Berger) Sherman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University California, Berkeley, 1941.

    Career

    • Reporter, columnist Community College Times, Walnut Creek, California, 1960-1970. Lecturer on San Francisco history, book reviewer, from 1983. Freelance writer, contributor to magazines, from 1971.

      Vice president, bd.d irs. American Jewish Committee, San Francisco, since 1976.

    Works

    • Big Alma: San Francisco's Alma Spreckels
    • One of San Francisco's most vivid characters Born with an unshakeable belief that she was destined for greatness, Alma de Bretteville Spreckels (1881-1968) rose from poverty to become one of San Francisco's most powerful women.

    Religion

    Denomination: Jewish

    Membership

    Board directors Evergreen Democratic Party, San Jose, California, since 1994. Member Women in Communications (board directors 1971-1980).

    Connections

    • Married Arthur Gustav Scharlach, May 19, 1946. Children: David, Alan, Gary.
    • father: Max Sherman
    • mother: Gertrude Helen (Berger) Sherman
    • spouse: Arthur Gustav Scharlach
    • children: David Scharlach
    • Alan Scharlach
    • Gary Scharlach
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    Born November 3, 1919
    Died December 28, 2004
    (aged 85)
    Nationality
    • 1941
      University California
    • 1960 - 1970
      Reporter
      Walnut Creek, California, United States