Robert McKerness (Bob) Foster, Jr.
Mr. Foster was born in Washington, D.C., on January 13, 1922, and moved to Palm Beach County, Florida in 1926. During World War II he served as a Captain in the U. S. Army in the Counter Intelligence Corps. After the war, he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Emory University and his law degree from Stetson University in 1949. He began practicing law in Palm Beach County in 1950. He was admitted to practice law in all Florida Courts, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of the United States.
Mr. Foster was a member of the American Bar Association, The Florida Bar and the Palm Beach County Bar Association, where he served as its President in 1963. From 1970 to 1981, he served on the Board of Trustees for Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia. He also served on the Palm Glades Girl Scout Council and was involved in the YMCA, American Legion, American Red Cross, American Cancer Society and Community Chest.
In 1967, Mr. Foster left the firm of Caldwell, Pacetti, Foster & Barrow to form his own firm. That firm is now known as Foster & Fuchs, P.A.
Mr. Foster passed away on Saturday, September 5, 1998, but the attorneys and staff at Foster & Fuchs,
P. A. carry on the legacy established by our founder, mentor and friend.