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William Franklin Kershner

William Franklin Kershner, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1969, United States District Court (3d district) Pennsylvania 1972, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1973, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1978.

Background

  • Kershner, William Franklin was born on May 14, 1939 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Robert Jesse and Evelyn Jean (Draper) Kershner.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Pennsylvania State University, 1961. Juris Doctor, University South Carolina, 1968.

    Career

    • Corporation labor counsel Bethlehem (Pennsylvania) Steel Corporation, 1968-1971. Associate Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, Philadelphia, 1971-1979. Partner Pepper, Hamilton, & Scheetz, Berwyn, Pennsylvania, since 1979.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Pennsylvania 1969, United States District Court (3d district) Pennsylvania 1972, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1973, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1978.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Board directors Personnel-Industrial Relations Forum. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1962-1965. Member American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Lehigh County Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association, Chester County Bar Association, Allentown-Lehigh County Chamber of C. Clubs: North Hills Country.

    Lodges: Rotary.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, antique cars.

    Connections

    • Married Elaine Doyon, July 3, 1965. Children– Melissa, Sharon, William.
    • father: Robert Jesse Kershner
    • mother: Evelyn Jean (Draper) Kershner
    • spouse: Elaine Doyon
    • children: Melissa Kershner
    • Sharon Kershner
    • William Kershner
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