Party affiliation: Republican
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).
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.