Gerard Drohan, Sr. (1932-2006); Initiated 1972; Trade: Plumber. A native of Yonkers, Gerard Drohan served in the United States Army for two years during the Korean Conflict. After discharge, Mr. Drohan began a career as a plumber. He graduated from the Mechanics Institute in 1961, earning the George E. Hoe Award for outstanding performance. Upon graduation, Mr. Drohan was chosen as an instructor for the Mechanics Institute, continuing in this capacity until 1982. As a General Society member, Gerard Drohan also served for over thirty years as the member or chairman of multiple committees. He was awarded the General Society Founders Day Medal in 2005. As a member of the New York City Plumbers Union #1, he was involved with all phases of plumbing, including service as the Superintendent of NYC Main Water Tunnel #3.
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