Category: 1960’s

William L. Broad*

William L. Broad was an attorney in the Mackenzie Law Firm, and was married to Hilda Wright Broad. The couple lived in Fayetteville and Nottingham and was actively involved in serving both communities.

Gerald W. Burke*

Gerald Burke Served on the Community Foundation’s board of directors in the 1960s.

Raymond W. Cummings*

Raymond graduated from Syracuse University and the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis before serving as a naval officer in the South Pacific during World War II. He worked as president and chief executive officer of the Industrial Fabricating Corporation in East Syracuse. He also served as president of the Manufacturers Association of Central New York in 1976. Raymond served on the boards of many charitable organizations in Central New York and Sanibel, Florida.

James D. Heffernan*

After James received his B.A. in business from Syracuse University in 1933, James enjoyed a 43-year banking career, during which he served as president of Lincoln First Banks. He was actively involved in many philanthropic organizations, including the American Red Cross, the First United Fund Drive, and St. Joseph’s and Community General Hospitals. He also served as a board member and president of the Everson Museum of Art.

Leonard P. Markert*

Leonard was born in St. Petersburg, Florida, and joined the Marine Corps in 1944 before moving to Syracuse. Leonard was a successful business man, and founder of Leonard P. Markert Jr. and Associates, which specialized in Catholic charities. He served as president of many charitable organizations throughout his life, including the Syracuse Chamber of Commerce, United Way of CNY, and the Syracuse Welfare Corporation.

Martha H. Northrup*

Martha began her lifelong charitable work as a volunteer with the Red Cross after graduating college in 1942. She went on to become the first president of the Crouse Irving Memorial Foundation board, and also served as president of the Central New York Community Foundation. She was actively involved with many other philanthropic organizations, including United Way of CNY and the Rosamond Gifford Foundation.