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Bernard H. Trager Edit Profile

Lawyer

Bernard H. Trager, American lawyer. Bar: Connecticut 1929.

Background

Trager, Bernard H. was born on July 18, 1906 in New Haven. Son of Harry L. and Ida R. (Ruttenberg) Trager.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, New York University, 1928.

Career

Private practice, 1929—1960. Senior partner Trager & Trager, Professional Corporation, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1960—1980, president, from 1980.

Achievements

  • Bar: Connecticut 1929.

Membership

President Connecticut Conference Social Work, 1948—1949. Chairman National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council, 1953—1955. Board directors Council Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds, 1954—1961.

Trustee National Health and Welfare Retirement Association, 1955—1968, Bridgeport Area Foundation, 1967—1981, Peoples Bank, Bridgeport, 1964—1978, trustee emeritus, from 1978. Member Bridgeport Mayor's Commission Human Rights, 1958—1962, Governor's Commission Gambling, 1965—1971, Bridgeport Finance Advisory Commission, 1966—1975. Chairman Connecticut Board Pardons, 1959—1973.

Life trustee University Bridgeport. Board directors Bridgeport Hospital, from 1970, member professional committee. President Hundred Club Connecticut, 1976—1977.

Member of American Bar Association (house delegations 1965-1966), Fairfield Bar Association, Connecticut Bar Association (president 1964-1965), Bridgeport Bar Association 1959-1961, Algonquin Bridgeport Club 1979-1980.

Connections

Married Mina R. Trager, August 25, 1929 (deceased July 1987). Children: Roberta Trager Cohen, Philip.

father:
Harry L. Trager

mother:
Ida R. (Ruttenberg) Trager

spouse:
Mina R. Trager

child:
Roberta Trager Cohen Trager

child:
Philip Trager