Isaac Bernheim Trust

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IW Burnham, II is the grandson of Isaac W. Bernheim. He was very close to his grandfather and was associated with him on a business as well as personal level. Burnham was an early member of both the Isaac W. Bernheim Foundation and Isaac W. Bernheim Trust. He served as the Trust investment advisor beginning in 1935. Under his attention and expertise it did very well. Burnham served as a trustee of both the Bernheim Foundation and Trust at the time of this interview. He was the honorary chair of the board and director of the investment firm of Drexel, Burnham, Lambert, Inc., and Drexel, Burnham, Lambert Group.
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Henning Hilliard joined the Bernheim Foundation board in the early 1970s. He served as vice president of the Foundation (1981-83), president (1983-1985), and continued to serve on the Foundation board and as trustee of the Bernheim Trust. He retired in November 1987 from the brokerage firm of Hilliard Lyons. The interview discusses his life, education and military service, his work as a trustee of the Foundation and president, and his role in the directions of the Foundation and in other areas such as the Louisville Orchestra.