Fred Benjamin Gernerd Edit Profile
He graduated from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in 1901, from the school of political science of Columbia University in New York City, in 1903, and from the law school of Columbia University in 1904.
Admitted to bar, New York City, 1904. Began practice at Buffalo, New York, 1904. Admitted to practice, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1905.
District attorney Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, 1908-1912. Member Republican State Committee, Pennsylvania, 1912-1920. Member 67th Congress (1921-1923), 13th Pennsylvania District Delaware Republican National Committee, Kansas City, Missoury, 1928.
Chairman and delegate Pennsylvania Bar Association to Inter-American Bar Conference, Havana, Cuba, 1941. Delegate Inter-American Bar Conference, Mexico City, 1944. Delegate Inter-America Bar Conference, Santiago, Chile, 1945.
Trustee Franklin and Marshall College, Cedar Crest College. President Allentown Hospital Association. Organizer and first president Allentown Council Boy Scouts of America (now honorary president).
Founder and first president John Hay Republican Association of Allentown (now honorary president). Honorary member American Huguenot Society. Vice president Valley Forge chapter S.A.R.
Member American Bar Association (member house of deals 1940-1942), Pennsylvania Bar Association (president, 1941-1942. Member Reformed Church.
Married May G. M. Klein, February 18, 1915. Children: David Klein, Margaret Ellen.