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James Keely Boyer, American banker.


Boyer, James Keely was born on November 1, 1924 in Boyertown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Daniel B. and Blanche (Reigner) Boyer.


Bachelor, Williams College, 1947.


Salesman Curtis Public Company, Philadelphia, 1947—1955. Vice president Boyertown Packaging Company, 1958—1970. Chief Executive Officer, director National Bank of Boyertown, since 1970, chairman executive committee, since 1988.

Chief Executive Officer, director National Penn Bancshares, Inc., Boyertown, 1982—1989. President, director Penn Berks Investors Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, 1979—1988, Boyertown Properties Inc., 1979—1988. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1945, lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1952-1954.


Chairman United Way of Boyertown, 1974—1975. Director Greater Berks (Pennsylvania) Development corporation, 1985—1990. Trustee The Hill School, Pottstown, since 1974, Reading Music Foundation, since 1976.

Chairman finance Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, since 1978. Vice chairman Pottstown healthcare corporation, since 1988. Trustee Reading Area Community College, since 1982, chairman foundation board, since 1988.

Treasurer Walnut St. Acres Inc., since 1989. Chairman finance Lutheran Synod Northeastern Pennsylvania, 1972—1974. Member of Finance Analysts of PHila., Brookside Country Club, Mantoloking Yacht Club, Rotary (president 1966-1967).


Married Nancy H. Lang, March 20, 1948. Children: Patricia L., James K., Walter L., Mary Annual.

Daniel B. Boyer

Blanche (Reigner) Boyer

Nancy H. Lang

Patricia L. Boyer

James K. Boyer

Walter L. Boyer

Mary Annual Boyer