Martin Bromley

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Martin Bromley
Date of birth: 1919-08-08[1]
Date of death: 2008-09-07[2] (age 89)
Role(s): Executive

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Martin Jerome Bromberg[3][4][5][6], known as Martin Jerome Bromley from 1947 (having anglicised his name[7]), was one of the three original founders of Service Games[8][9][10][11] and acted as the business head for the company prior to merging with Rosen Enterprises in 1965.

He was born to Jeanette[12][13] and Irving Bromberg on August 8, 1919, in New York, graduated from high school, went to work with his father in coin-operated amusements at Standard Games and was inducted into the Navy during World War II but was placed on inactive duty because of his employment in the shipyard at Pearl Harbor.

Personal life

Honolulu police files indicate Bromley was arrested in 1948 for robbery[14][9][15][16][17][18][19][20][21][22]. Bromley had one conviction for illegal possession of gambling devices in San Francisco in 1947[23][24]. Bromley has a daughter, Lauran Bromley.[1]


Main article: Photos of Martin Bromley


  1. File:FBI Record-Information Dissemination Section Dead List 2016-05 (List of deceased individuals about whom Freedom of Information Act requests have been made).pdf, page 92
  2. Press release: 2008-09-08: Industry icon Marty Bromley passes away
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  5. File:TheSaltLakeTribune US 1971-03-17; Page 8.png
  6. File:TheLosAngelesTimes US 1971-03-18; Page 2.png
  7. Fraud and Corruption in Management of Military Club Systems/Illegal Currency Manipulations Affecting South Vietnam: US Senate Hearings (1969-09-30 — 1969-10-07), page 1905
  8. File:TheHonoluluAdvertiser US 1946-12-28 page 12.png
  9. 9.0 9.1 File:Honolulu Star-Bulletin US 1948-02-11; page 1.png
  10. Billboard, "April 20, 1957" (US; 1957-04-20), page 93
  11. (Wayback Machine: 2023-05-18 22:14)
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  14. File:TheHonoluluAdvertiser US 1973-06-16; Page 14.png
  15. File:TheHonoluluAdvertiser US 1948-03-19; Page 2.png
  16. File:Honolulu Star-Bulletin US 1948-07-27; Page 7.png
  17. File:TheHonoluluAdvertiser US 1948-07-29; FrontPage.png
  18. File:TheHonoluluAdvertiser US 1948-07-31; FrontPage.png
  19. File:TheHonoluluAdvertiser US 1948-07-31; Page 5.png
  20. File:Honolulu Star-Bulletin US 1948-08-03; Page 6.png
  21. File:Honolulu Star-Bulletin US 1948-08-26; Page 9.png
  22. File:Honolulu Star-Bulletin US 1950-07-29; Page 13.png
  23. File:Honolulu Star-Bulletin US 1947-10-17; Page 10.png
  24. File:Honolulu Star-Bulletin US 1947-12-23; Page 3.png

Notable people in the early days of Sega
Irving Bromberg | Martin Bromley | James Humpert | Raymond Lemaire | David Rosen | Richard Stewart