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Charles Herbert Bracken, American banker.


Bracken, Charles Herbert was born on June 5, 1921 in Corry, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Olin Williams and Vellah (Morgan) Bracken.


Bachelor of Science, University Pennsylvania, 1948. Student special banking courses.


Successively assistant to president, vice president, executive vice president and trust officer, president, director Citizens National Bank, Corry, 1948-1964. President, director Marine Bank, Erie, Pennsylvania, 1964-1974, chairman board directors, chief executive officer, 1974-1987. Director Country Fair Inc., 1965-1985.

Vice chairman PNC Bank, 1984-1985.


Board directors Erie Conference Community Development. Trustee Hamot Medical Center, 1970-1979, corporator, since 1980, president, 1977-1978. President, trustee Erie Community Foundation, 1970-1996.

Treasurer Erie Episcopalian Diocese, 1969-1987. Board governors, treasurer Erie unit Shriners Hospital Crippled Children, 1967-1979. Corporator St. Vincent Health Center, since 1965.

Advisory board Titusville campus University Pittsburgh, 1967-1984, Gannon College, 1971-1988, Mercyhurst College, 1968-1997, trustee. Member Pennsylvania Bankers Association (president 1966-1967), Newcomen Society North America (director), Masons, Shriners, Yacht Club, Rotary, University Club, Erie Club, Kahkwa Club, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.


Married Barbara E. Barton, June 19, 1948. Children: Betsy Louise, Sally Anne, Charles Herbert, Barton William, Douglas Morgan.

Olin Williams Bracken

Vellah (Morgan) Bracken

Barbara E. Barton

Betsy Louise Bracken

Sally Anne Bracken

Charles Herbert Bracken

Barton William Bracken

Douglas Morgan Bracken