Frank Bromberg Jr
Frank Hardy Bromberg Jr (born November 15, 1931 in Birmingham; died June 4, 2019 ) was the president and chairman of Bromberg & Co.
Bromberg was the son of Frank and Annie Maude Wilkinson Bromberg. He was an Eagle Scout and graduated from Ramsay High School. He earned his bachelor of science from the University of Alabama's School of Commerce and Business Administration before going on to graduate school in retailing at New York University. He served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force at Dreux Air Force Base in France for two years before joining his family's business, where he was eventually promoted to president. He served terms as president of the Jewelers of America and the American Gem Society. He was also a director of the Jefferson Federal Savings & Loan Association and Central Bank of the South.
Bromberg also served on numerous civic boards and agencies, including the Kiwanis Club of Birmingham, the Boy Scouts of America, the Birmingham Chamber of Commerce, Junior Achievement, the Birmingham Monday Morning Quarterback Club, the Crippled Children's Foundation and the Better Business Bureau. He was also a member of the University of Alabama Board of Trustees from 1983 to 2000, president of the Country Club of Birmingham, and senior warden, treasurer and Sunday School superintendent for the Cathedral Church of the Advent. He was inducted into the Alabama Academy of Honor in 1996, to the Birmingham Business Hall of Fame in 2002, and to the Alabama Business Hall of Fame in 2003.
Bromberg was married to the former Lella Hudson Clayton and had four children (Frank III, Charles, Frederick and Lella), and seven grandchildren.
- Dewitt, Robert (June 9, 2000) "Longtime Alabama trustee departs". The Tuscaloosa News
- West, Ty (June 6, 2019) "Retail legend Frank Bromberg Jr. dies at 87." Birmingham Business Journal
- "Frank Hardy Bromberg Jr" obituary (June 7, 2019) The Birmingham News
- Frank Hardy Bromberg Jr at the Alabama Academy of Honor