West Point Society of Philadelphia Monthly Luncheon - Guest Speaker Bob DeSousa

  • 07 Dec 2016
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Chart House Restaurant - 555 S Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19147


Guest speaker Bob DeSousa – State Director.  Mr. DeSousa brings a long and impressive resume of serving Pennsylvania to the job of Senator-Elect Toomey’s State Director.  Currently serving as counsel for Dethlefs-Pykosh Law Group, Mr. DeSousa began his prestigious legal career as a Federal Law Clerk in Williamsport, PA, and then as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for Pennsylvania’s Middle District in Scranton and later Lewisburg, PA.  He went on to serve as the Chief Counsel for Pennsylvania’s Department of State and the Inspector General of the Commonwealth under Governor Tom Ridge, a cabinet level position.  Mr. DeSousa also has many years of business and legal experience in the private sector.


Mr. DeSousa is an Officer in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, the National Treasurer of the Federal Bar Association, the State Judge Advocate for the Department of Pennsylvania Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Treasurer of the Dauphin County General Authority, and the Past Chairman of the Board of the National Civil War Museum.  In addition, Mr. DeSousa currently serves as the Regional Trial Defense Counsel for nine northeastern states.  Mr. DeSousa received his bachelor’s degree from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA and his law degree from the Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle, PA.


Also thrilling is that Bob will be bringing with him  Mr. Dan Curts whose father was Admiral Maurice Curts (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maurice_E._Curts). Dan was 10 years old, stationed at Pearl Harbor with his father on 12/7/41 when Pearl Harbor was bombed and will share his experiences. Read the Wikipedia on Admiral Curts – amazing story. 

The monthly luncheon is held on the first Wednesday of each month at the Chart House Restaurant located at 555 South Columbus Blvd. Philadelphia.


We meet at 1130H, lunch begins at 1200H. The cost of the luncheon is $30. PLEASE have correct change or check made out to "The West Point Society of Philadelphia". We now also accept, credit/ debit cards. 


Everyone is welcome!    


West Point Society of Philadelphia

Email: philadelphiawps@gmail.com

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