Dr. Goldberger was born in Perth Amboy and raised in neighboring South Amboy, NJ. He studied biological science at Rutgers College from 1938 to 1941, then entered the University of Pennsylvania Dental School. He completed his degree there as part of the Army Specialized Training Program in 1944. He then served in the Pacific Theater (the Philippines & South Korea) in World War II with a US Army quartermaster unit as a dentist. After returning home, he practiced dentistry as a sole-operator and in dental practices in Northern New Jersey.
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