EAST WENATCHEE, WA, May 10, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Robert John Berkley with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Berkley celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
After securing an Associate of Arts from Jackson College in Michigan during 1953, Mr. Berkley received a Bachelor of Science in police administration from California State University, Los Angeles, in 1962. While attending college, he simultaneously served in the United States Marine Corps from 1953 to 1956, achieving the rank of sergeant. He then began his career as a police officer for the City of Claremont in California between 1959 and 1962. From 1962 to 1963, he found success as an investigator with the United States Civil Service Commission in Washington, DC.
Mr. Berkley subsequently returned to his position of a police officer for the City of Claremont from 1963 to 1966, before leaving this appointment to continue working as an investigator for the United States Civil Service Commission from 1966 to 1972 in Los Angeles, CA. He continued his career working with the Federal Aviation Administration, serving as a special agent and an office manager from 1972 until his retirement in 1999. Civically, Mr. Berkley contributed as a local chairman for the Selective Service Board in Washington between 1981 and 2001. To remain aware of changes in the field, he maintains affiliation with the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution as past president, the Washington State Genealogical Society as past state representative, the Local Area Genealogical Society as past president, and the American Legion.
Additionally, Mr. Berkley is a member of the Masons, the Scottish Rite and the Shriners. As a testament to his success, he received the Patriots Medal and the Law Enforcement Medal from the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution in 1990 and 1991, respectively. He subsequently received a second Law Enforcement Medal from the organization in 1992. However, the highlight of his career was being able to assist in rebuilding the Federal Aviation Administration.
Married with three children, Mr. Berkley also has one grandchild. He is a native of Albion, MI, and currently resides in East Wenatchee, WA. Outside of his professional responsibilities, he enjoys computers, photography, camping and traveling.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Mr. Berkley has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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