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Bruce Chalfin Foresman

Bruce Chalfin Foresman, American treasurer.


  • Foresman, Bruce Chalfin was born on April 25, 1935 in Montclair, New Jersey, United States. Son of Donald Blair and Georgianna Isabella (Chalfin) Foresman.

  • Education

    • AB, Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1957. Master of Business Administration, New York University, 1967.


    • Assistant director group sales Mutual Benefit Life, Newark, 1959-1961. Credit analyst Bankers Trust Company, New York City, 1962-1967. Finance analyst General Telephone & Electronics, 1967-1969, Beneficial Corporation, Wilmington, Delaware, 1969-1971, director special projects, 1972-1977, assistant vice president, 1977-1985.

      Assistant treasurer United Church Board World Ministries, New York City, 1986-1993, treasurer, since 1993. Trustee, member finance committee Interchurch Center, since 1992. Trustee Friends of America Board Schools in Turkey, since 1992.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Senior warden Church of St. Andrew and Holy Communion, South Orange, New Jersey, 1976-1978. Treasurer, warden Church of the Messiah, Long Valley, New Jersey, 1980-1985. Member National Council of Churches of Christ (department overseas ministries, finance committee), National Consumer Finance Association (chairman electronic funds transfer committee Wilmington chapter 1979-1980), Maplewood (New Jersey) Glee Club (president 1975-1976).



    Church choir, piano.


    • Married Harriet DePeyster Welles, June 29, 1963. Children: Catharine, Susan.
    • father: Donald Blair Foresman
    • mother: Georgianna Isabella (Chalfin) Foresman
    • spouse: Harriet DePeyster Welles
    • children: Catharine Foresman
    • Susan Foresman
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    • 1957
      Princeton (New Jersey) University
    • 1967
      New York University
    • 1959 - 1961
      Assistant, director group sales Mutual Benefit Life
      Newark, Ohio, United States
    • 1962 - 1967
      credit analyst, Bankers Trust Company
    • 1967 - 1969
      finance analyst, General Telephone & Electronics
    • 1969 - 1971
      finance analyst, General Telephone & Electronics
      Wilmington, Ohio, United States
    • 1986 - 1993
      assistant, treasurer United Church Board World Ministries
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