Miles W. Haberman
After graduation from Lehighton High School, Miles Haberman (1953) enlisted in the US Air Force, where he served from 1954 to 1974. From 1964 to 1974, he served as Superintendent of the Biomedical Research Laboratory for the USAF Space Program. Miles retired from the Air Force in 1974 with the rank of Sr. Master Sergeant. He was a Vietnam War Era Veteran.
After retiring from the Air Force, he attended Bucknell University, where he obtained a degree in Advanced Banking. He then secured employment with the Hazleton National Bank during 1989-1990 where he became Manager/VP of loans. His next position was with the Jim Thorpe National Bank, where he served as President and CEO.
From 1980 to 1983, Haberman served on Lehighton Borough Council. From 1986 to 1989 he was the Mayor of Lehighton and from 1990 to 1993, Haberman was Lehighton’s Borough Manager.
In 1986 Miles was Person of the Year for the Lehighton Future Business Leaders of America. In 1987 he was The Pennsylvania FBLA Business Person of the Year. In 1990 he was selected as Citizen of the Year by the Lehighton Chamber of Commerce.