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Charles Arthur Burton

Charles Arthur Burton, American venture capitalist. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1967-1972, Vietnam. Member Finance Analysts of Philadelphia, Founders Club.

Background

  • Burton, Charles Arthur was born on November 10, 1945 in Akron, Ohio, United States. Son of John Charles and Frances (Dunn) Burton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Gettysburg College, 1967. Master of Business Administration, University Pennsylvania, 1974.

    Career

    • Analyst DuPont Pension Fund, Wilmington, Delaware, 1974-1980. President Cigna Venture Capital, Phila, 1980-1984. Managing director Philadelphia Venture Management, Inc., since 1984.

      Board directors Rose Communications, Milpitas, California, Sherpa Corporation, Milpitas, Anadigics, Warren, New Jersey, Diamonex, Trexlertown, Pennsylvania.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Lieutenant United States Navy, 1967-1972, Vietnam. Member Finance Analysts of Philadelphia, Founders Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Triathalons, photography.

    Connections

    • Married Melinda Chang, September 28, 1968. Children: Samantha, Meris.
    • father: John Charles Burton
    • mother: Frances (Dunn) Burton
    • spouse: Melinda Chang
    • children: Samantha Burton
    • Meris Burton
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    Born November 10, 1945
    (age 71)
    Nationality
    • 1967
      Gettysburg College
    • 1974
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1974 - 1980
      Analyst, DuPont Pension Fund
      Wilmington, Ohio, United States
    • 1980 - 1984
      president, Cigna Venture Capital
    • 1984
      managing director, Philadelphia Venture Management