Sir (Frederic) Bertram Galer (16 August 1873 – 15 October 1968) was an actuary and local politician.
He lived at "Worcomer" 7 Garrads Road at the bottom of Woodbourne Avenue. He was on the Board of the Streatham Hill Theatre
The son of John Maxey Galer (1839-1919), a civil servant resident in West Dulwich and his wife Louise. He was educated at Dulwich College and Cambridge University. He graduated in 1895 and became assistant actuary at Rock Life Assurance Company in 1896, a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries in 1904, Secretary of the Norwich Union Life Office 1910-13 and General Manager of the Eagle Assurance Company 1913-17.
He held a commission in the Territorial Force as an officer in the 24th London Regiment (Queen's) and served in the First World War, reaching the rank of captain.
His career continued as he became Manager of Eagle Star and British Dominions Assurance Company until 1921 and he became senior partner in F Bertram Galer & Co., Assurance Brokers in 1920. He became an underwriter at Lloyd's of London in 1919.
A member of the London County Council representing Wandsworth, Streatham from 1921-48. He was elected unopposed to fill a casual vacancy on 9 May 1921 and re-elected on seven occasions. He sat as a Municipal Reform Party until 1946 when the group on the council officially became Conservatives. He served as Deputy Chairman of the London County Council for 1937–38. He was also a member of the Port of London Authority and of the London and Home Counties Traffic Advisory Committee. He was knighted in the 1939 Birthday Honours "for political and public services in Streatham