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Bruce Chalfin Foresman, American treasurer.


Foresman, Bruce Chalfin was born on April 25, 1935 in Montclair, New Jersey, United States. Son of Donald Blair and Georgianna Isabella (Chalfin) Foresman.


AB, Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1957. Master of Business Administration, New York University, 1967.


Assistant director group sales, Mutual Benefit Life, Newark, 1959-1961;credit analyst, Bankers Trust Company. New York City, 1962-1967;finance analyst, General Telephone & Electronics, New York City, 1967-1969;finance analyst, Beneficial Corporation, Wilmington, Delaware, 1969-1971;director special projects, Beneficial Corporation, Wilmington, Delaware, 1972-1977;assistant vice president, Beneficial Corporation, Wilmington, Delaware, 1977-1985;assistant treasurer, United Church Board World Ministries, New York City, 1986-1993;treasurer, United Church Board World Ministries, New York City, since 1993. Trustee, member finance committee Interchurch Center, since 1992.

Trustee Friends of America Board Schools in Turkey, since 1992.


Senior warden Church of St. Andrew and Holy Communion, South Orange, New Jersey, 1976-1978. Treasurer, warden Church of the Messiah, Long Valley, New Jersey, 1980-1985. Member National Council of Churches of Christ (department overseas ministries, finance committee), National Consumer Finance Association (chairman electronic funds transfer committee Wilmington chapter 1979-1980), Maplewood (New Jersey) Glee Club (president 1975-1976).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: church choir, piano.


Married Harriet DePeyster Welles, June 29, 1963. Children: Catharine, Susan.

Donald Blair Foresman

Georgianna Isabella (Chalfin) Foresman

Harriet DePeyster Welles

Catharine Foresman

Susan Foresman