Party affiliation: Republican
Ernest Christian Roessler, American bank executive. President Life and Science Museum, Durham, since 1992; director Chamber of Commerce, Durham, since 1992. Captain Air Guard, 1963-1972. Member Finance Executives Institute (vice president 1989, president), Rotary International (director), Duquesne Club, Hope Valley Club.
- Senior vice president Mellon Bank, Pittsburgh, 1963-1987. Supervisor, chief finance officer Lane Finance, Northbrook, Illinois, 1987-1988. President, Chief Executive Officer Central Carolina Bank, Durham, North Carolina, since 1988.