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Murry P. Berger

food company executive

Murry P. Berger, American food company executive. Decorated Bronze Star; named Man of Year, Eastern Frosted Foods Association, 1974, National Fisheries Institute, 1990.

Background

Berger, Murry P. was born on January 24, 1926 in Pittsburgh. Son of Charles H. and Fannie M. (Buck) Berger.

Education

Bachelor, Duquesne University, 1948.

Career

Sales manager Seapak Corporation, 1948-1955. President Carnation Seafoods from Ocean of the World Eastern, Inc., 1955-1981. Chairman, chief executive officer Seabrook International Foods (formerly Seabrook Foods, Inc.), Bachelor of Medicine International Consultant, Inc., since 1981.

Past president National Fishery Institute. 1st representative United States food industry at Canton Fair, People's Republic China, 1972 (26 visits 1972-1991). Member National Committee on United States-China Relations.

Board directors National Council United States-China Trade. Former member New Jersey Economic Recovery Commission. Member outer continental shelf advisory board United States Department Interior, since 1976.

Board directors Seapride Corporation.

Membership

Member international board Columbia University, since 1979. Board directors Duquesne University, since 1978, Caldwell State Theatre, Florida, Ocean Trust Environmental Board Washington. Chairman National Frozen Foods Insurance Fund.

Trustee New Jersey Private Colleges. Board directors National Fisheries Institute Scholarship Fund, Duquesne University, Century Club, Duquesne University, National Council United States-China Trade. Infantry sergeant United States Army, 1943-1946, research, 1948.

Member National Fish and Seafood Council, Department Commerce.

Connections

Married Helen Walsh, April 23, 1947 (deceased). Children: John Lee, Keith David. Married Linda Singer, November 22, 1990.