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Leonard Layton Bergersen

Leonard Layton Bergersen, American lawyer. Bar: Michigan 75, Rhode Island 83, United States Tax Court 84. Decorated Navy Achievement medal. Member of American Bar Association (committee member since 1972), Washington County Bar Association, Rhode Island Bar Association (committee 1983), Tau Kappa Epsilon (district vice president 1984), Delta Theta Phi (treasurer 1974-1975).

Background

  • Bergersen, Leonard Layton was born on April 25, 1949 in Minneapolis. Son of Harold Mathias and Emily Greenwood (Parsons) Bergersen.

  • Education

    • Student, Albion College, 1967—1970. Bachelor, Michigan State University, 1972. Juris Doctor, Detroit College Law, 1975.

    Career

    • Commissioned United States Navy, 1973. Advanced through grades to Commander, 1987. Staff judge Advocate Naval Air Station, Chase Field, Texas, 1975—1977.

      Legal officer United States Ship Midway, Yokosuka, Japan, 1977—1979. Summary court-martial United States Ship Mississippi, Norfolk, Virginia, 1979—1981. Instructor Newport, Rhode Island, 1981—1982.

      Commanding officer Fleet Training Group, San Diego Detachment 201, Providence, since 1983. Private practice Peace Dale, since 1983. Chairman Reagan-Bush 84, 1984.

      Member South Kingstown Heritage & Trust, Republican Town Committee, South Kingston, Rhode Island, since 1983.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member of American Bar Association (committee member since 1972), Washington County Bar Association, Rhode Island Bar Association (committee 1983), Tau Kappa Epsilon (district vice president 1984), Delta Theta Phi (treasurer 1974-1975).

    Connections

    • Married Fernanda Maria DaSilva, December 22, 1979. 1 child Leonard Layton.
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    Born April 25, 1949
    (age 68)