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Lawyer

Bernard Dreher Broeker, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1934, Pennsylvania 1972. Recipient DeSales medal, Allentown College St. Francis de Sales, since 1980. Member of American Bar Association, Sancon Valley Country (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania), Pennsylvania Bar Association, American Law Institute, Association General Counsel (honorary), Association General Counsel (life).

Background

Broeker, Bernard Dreher was born on May 30, 1909 in Natoma, Kansas, United States. Son of Felix and Ruth (Dreher) Broeker.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Notre Dame, 1930. Juris Doctor cum laude, Harvard University, 1933.

Career

Associate Cravath, De Gersdorff, Swaine & Wood, New York City, 1933—1940. Attorney Bethlehem Steel Company, Pennsylvania, 1940—1953. Assistant secretary Bethlehem Steel Corporation, 1953—1957.

Director, 1957—1965, 1967—1977. Secretary, 1957—1963. General counsel, 1963—1970.

Chairman finance committee, 1967—1970. Executive vice president, 1970—1974. Counsel Kolb & Florenz, Professional Corporation, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, since 1974.

Chairman Lehigh County General Purpose Authority, Pennsylvania, since 1977.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1934, Pennsylvania 1972.

Membership

Member of American Bar Association, Sancon Valley Country (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania), Pennsylvania Bar Association, American Law Institute, Association General Counsel (honorary), Association General Counsel (life).

Connections

Married Katherine Oostdyke Broeker, April 15, 1934 (deceased December 1960). Children: Katherine Anne Cundey, Bernard D. Married Frances Walker Mills, September 30, 1961.

father:
Felix Broeker

mother:
Ruth (Dreher) Broeker

spouse:
Katherine Oostdyke Broeker

spouse:
Frances Walker Mills

child:
Katherine Anne Cundey Broeker

child:
Bernard D. Broeker