The marriage of Barbara Hockmann Franklin, Commissioner of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in Washington, D.C. to Richard O'Brecht, a labor-management attorney with Thompson, Mann and Hutson in Washington, took place in July in Warren, Conn. The Reverend Marshall J. Whitehead performed the noon ceremony at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Albert N. Browsne-Mayers.
The bride, daughter of Arthur Hackman and the late Mavman Hackman of Landsville, Pa., was graduated cum laude in 1962 [WORD ILLEGIBLE] The Pennsylvania State University and in 1964, received a master's degree in Business administration from Harvard University.
Before her appointment to the Commission in 1973, Ms. Franklin was a White House staff assistant, charged with launching the first intensive recruitment program to locate woman to fill top policy-making positions in the Federal government.
The bridegroom, son of Paul O'Brecht of Kankakee, Ill. and Evelyn [WORD ILLEGIBLE] Kankakee, is a graduate of Southern Hagnes University and received P. D. degree from the University of [WORD ILLEGIBLE] School of law Before starting the law firm earlier this year, he was director of Labor Law at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Mr. O'Brecht came to Washington in 1972 as legal advisor for the Chairman of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission.