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Virginia Schroeder Burnham

Virginia Schroeder Burnham, American medical writer.

Background

  • Burnham, Virginia Schroeder was born on December 9, 1908 in Savannah, Georgia, United States. Daughter of Henry Alfred and Natalie Morris (Munde) Schroeder.

  • Education

    • Student, Smith College. Student, Barnard College.

    Career

    • Vice president, sales manager, board directors Connecticut Manufacturing Company Inc., Waterbury, 1952-1961, president, chief executive officer, board directors, 1961-1973. President Burnham Industries, Watertown, Connecticut, 1956-1959. President, board directors NuTip Corporation, Waterbury, 1962-1964, Maretta Incorporated, New York York City, 1963-1965.

      President, treasurer, board directors Technology, Inc., Waterbury, 1969-1973. Secretary The Gaylord Hospital, Wallingford, Connecticut, 1970-1981. President Technology International Corporation, 1973-1975, Technology Interaction, Medical Consultant, Greenwich, Connecticut, since 1975, The Paper Mill, Inc., 1989-1992.

      Director Community Mental Health Center, Inc., Stamford, Connecticut, 1974-1978. Member national advisory food and drug committee Food and Drug Administration, Department Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, 1973-1976. Member health research facilities council National Institutes of Health, Washington, 1959-1961, national advisory heart council, 1957-1960.

      Member ad-hoc committee consultant on medical research Subcommittee Labor, Health and Welfare, United States Senate Appropriations Committee, Washington, 1959-1960.

    Works

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member advisory council steering committee The Episcopalian Church Foundation, 1970-1976, Commission to Reform the Court System, General Assembly, State of Connecticut, 1974-1978, national advisory council Small Business Administration, Washington 1976-1977, chairman district advisory council, Hartford, Connecticut, 1976-1977. President Connecticut Citizens for Judicial Modernization, Inc., Hartford, 1976-1978. Member Presidential Task Force on Rehabilitation of Prisoners, Washington, 1969-1970.

    Board directors Association to Unite the Democracies, Washington, since 1982. Chairman district advisory council Small Business Administration, Hartford, 1976-1977. President Connecticut chapter American Health Foundation, New York City, 1971-1973.

    Director executive committee Greater New York Safety Council, New York City, 1971-1979, director, 1964-1979. Vice-chairman, director Connecticut Council of National Council Crime and Delinquency, Hartford, 1965-1973. Member advisory committee Connecticut Regional Medical Program, 1973-1976, Food and Drug Administration, Washington and many more civic and health organizations.

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Public Health Association, American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, American Holistic Medical Foundation, American Women in Science, Connecticut Business & Industry Association, Connecticut Public Health Association, National Association Manufacturers, New York Academy of Sciences.

    Connections

    • Children: Douglass L., Peter B., Gilliat S. (deceased), William W., Virginia L., Daniel B.
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    Born December 9, 1908
    • 1952 - 1961
      Vice president, s Connecticut Manufacturing Company Incorporated
      Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
    • 1952 - 1961
      sales manager, s Connecticut Manufacturing Company Incorporated
      Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
    • 1952 - 1961
      board director, s Connecticut Manufacturing Company Incorporated
      Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
    • 1956 - 1959
      president, Burnham Industries
      Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1962 - 1964
      president, s NuTip Corporation
      Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
    • 1962 - 1964
      board director, s NuTip Corporation
      Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
    • 1963 - 1965
      president, s NuTip Corporation
    • 1963 - 1965
      board director, s NuTip Corporation
    • 1969 - 1973
      president, s Technology
      Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
    • 1969 - 1973
      treasurer, s Technology
      Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
    • 1969 - 1973
      board director, s Technology
      Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
    • 1970 - 1981
      secretary, The Gaylord Hospital
      Wallingford, Connecticut, United States
    • 1973 - 1975
      president, Technology International Corporation
    • 1989 - 1992
      president, Technology International Corporation
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