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Public relations executive

Gary Brooten, American public relations executive.


Brooten, Gary was born on August 11, 1938 in St. Paul. Son of Alfred LeFroy and Barbara Louise (Drost) Brooten.


Bachelor, Harvard University, 1960.


Reporter St. Paul Dispatch-Pioneer Press, 1961-1962. Science writer Philadelphia Inquirer, 1962-1966. Science writer, editor Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, 1966-1972.

Director public affairs Region III United States Environmental Protection Agency, Philadelphia, 1972-1975. Executive director Mental Health Association Pennsylvania, 1975-1978. Director editorial services Philadelphia National Corporation, 1978-1983.

Director corporation public relations CoreStates Fine. Corporation (formerly Philadelphia National Corporation), since 1983, vice president, since 1985. Editor, owner Delaware Valley Agenda, Philadelphia, 1979-1982.

Owner Glen Mills (Pennsylvania) Communications, since 1987.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.


President Philadelphia Civic Ballet Company, 1988-1990. Board directors Pennsylvania Environmental Council, Philadelphia, 1978-1981, PALINET (Library. Service Organization), Philadelphia, 1981-1983.

Member communications committee United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania With United States Army Reserve, 1960-1961. Member Public Relations Society of America (national delegate Philadelphia chapter since 1985, Pepperpot award 1989), World Affairs Council Philadelphia, National Association Science Writers, Pennsylvania Bankers Association (public relations committee), Harvard Club (Philadelphia), Antique Auto Club American (senior master judge).


Married Dorothy Herhal, July 27, 1963. Children: Lisa Booth, Lars Alfred.

Alfred LeFroy Brooten

Barbara Louise (Drost) Brooten

Dorothy Herhal

Lisa Booth Brooten

Lars Alfred Brooten