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Franklin Haywood Berry

lawyer , banker.

Franklin Haywood Berry, American lawyer, banker. Decorated Legion of Merit, Bronze Star medal. Served from captain to colonel Army of the United States, 1941-1946; Fellow American Bar Foundation (life); member Chamber of Commerce, Ocean County Bankers Association (past president), American (member house of deals.

Background

Berry, Franklin Haywood was born on May 15, 1904 in Manahawkin, New Jersey, United States. Son of J. Willits and Jessie (Haywood) Berry.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Pennsylvania, 1925, Bachelor of Laws, 1928.

Career

1 son, Franklin Haywood. Married Leonora Patterson, August 14, 1948. Children—Margaret L. (Mistress Margaret Laird), John Sherwin, Elizabeth R. (Mistress W.M. Collinsworth).

Admitted to New Jersey bar, 1928, practiced in Toms River, from 1928. Partner firm Berry Summerill, Rinck & Berry and predecessor, 1933-1975. President Beach Haven National Bank & Trust Company, 1939-1970, Chairman of the Board, 1970-1975.

Vice president, counsel Admiral Farragut Academy, 1946-1975. Deputy attorney general New Jersey, 1946-1948. President Long Beach Water Company, 1961-1971.

Director emeritus First National Bank Toms River. Delaware New Jersey Constitutional Convention, 1947. Trustee Richard Stockton State College.

Membership

Served from captain to colonel Army of the United States, 1941-1946. Fellow American Bar Foundation (life). Member Chamber of Commerce, Ocean County Bankers Association (past president), American (member house of deals.

Clubs: Ocean County Lawyers (past president).

Connections

Married Eleanor Lamon, October 10, 1928.; married Leonora Patterson, August 14, 1948. Children: Margaret L. (Mistress.

father:
J. Willits Berry

mother:
Jessie (Haywood) Berry

spouses:
Eleanor Lamon

Leonora Patterson

child:
Margaret L. (Mrs Berry