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John Jay Burns

John Jay Burns, American engineer. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1953-1957.; Member Pennsylvania Society Professional Engineers (president Northeast chapter 1983-1984, Engineer of Year 1979), Society of America Military Engineers (sustaining mem).; Club: Country of Scranton (secretary, treasurer 1965-1974) (Clarks Summit).

Background

  • Burns, John Jay was born on September 19, 1930 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Hugh Regius and Sara Beatrice (Schmucker) Burns.

  • Education

    • Master of Business Administration, University Scranton, 1963.

    Career

    • Registered professional engineer, Pennsylvania Sales engineer Pennsylvania Power and Light Company, Scranton, 1957-1963. Partner Burns & Loewe, Scranton, 1963-1977. President The Burns Association, Inc., Architects and Engineers, Scranton, since 1977, Midlantic Engineering, Professional Corporation, Scranton, since 1983.

      Campaign chairman United Way of Lackawawna County, Scranton, 1973, president, 1974-1977. Board directors Young Men’s Christian Association of Greater Scranton, Dunmore, Pennsylvania, since 1976, Catholic Social Services, Scranton, since 1979. Vice chairman Commission on Community Affairs, Diocese of Scranton, 1984-1987, member Diocesan Synod II, 1984-1985.

    Membership

    Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1953-1957. Member Pennsylvania Society Professional Engineers (president Northeast chapter 1983-1984, Engineer of Year 1979), Society of America Military Engineers (sustaining mem). Club: Country of Scranton (secretary, treasurer 1965-1974) (Clarks Summit).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf; skiing; flying.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Lois Reed, October 30, 1954. Children– Mary Alice, Hugh, Timothy J., Catherine A. Bachelor of Science in Military Engineering, United States Military Academy, 1953.
    • father: Hugh Regius Burns
    • mother: Sara Beatrice (Schmucker) Burns
    • spouse: Mary Lois Reed
    • children: Mary Alice Burns
    • Hugh Burns
    • Timothy J. Burns
    • Catherine A. Bachelor of Science in Military Engineering Burns
    • United States Military Academy Burns
    • 1953 Burns
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    Born September 19, 1930
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