president, Boston Fire Historical Society
Theodore (Ted) Gerber is an independent insurance and investment broker living in Somerville, MA and Waterford, ME. Born and raised in Boston, Ted is an alumnus of the Boston Latin School. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees and served for many years as an urban planner and public administrator in the Boston area. As a youngster, Ted grew to admire the skill and courage of Boston firefighters, and later gained a great appreciation for the history of the Department. He is a member of several fire service support organizations, a former Chairman of the Boston Fire Museum, and is founder and President of the Boston Fire Historical Society. He is a former Captain in the U.S. Army and served in combat in Vietnam.