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James Harper Burton

James Harper Burton, American real estate educator, consultant, appraiser. Certified real estate appraiser.

Background

  • Burton, James Harper was born on September 21, 1940 in Atlanta. Son of H.A. and Helen Louise (Harper) Burton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Georgia State University, 1964. Master of Business Administration, Georgia State University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Georgia State University, 1978.

    Career

    • Vice president Selig Enterprises, Inc., Atlanta, 1968-1972, Ackerman & Company, Atlanta, 1973. President Burton, Sattele & Associates, 1973-1975. Associate professor, holder Bridges Chair in real estate University Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, 1975-1982.

      President, chief executive officer Kastle Security Systems, Philadelphia, 1982-1986. Appraiser Pritchett, Ball & White, Inc., Atlanta, 1986-1988. President Burton Appraisal Group, Inc., Atlana, 1989-1991.

      Professor West Georgia College, Carrollton, since 1990. Adjunct professor Temple University, Philadelphia, 1983-1986, Atlanta University, 1987-1990. Citizen diplomat, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1985, Poland, 1990, Hungary, 1991.

    Major achievements

    • Certified real estate appraiser.

    Works

    • Author: Evolution of the Income Approach, 1982, Human Nature Meditations, 1991. Contributor articles to professional journals
    • author poetry.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Chair Clayton County (Georgia) Republican Party, 1987-1988. Representative Sufi Order of the West, since 1976. Corporal United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1959, 1st lieutenant United States Army Reserve, 1967.

    Member Real Estate Educators Association, American Real Estate Society, American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, Lambda Alpha, Rho Epsilon, Sigma Nu, Delta Sigma Pi.

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Mewborn, June 1, 1963. Children: Christina, James, Richard.
    • father: H.A. Burton
    • mother: Helen Louise (Harper) Burton
    • spouse: Nancy Mewborn
    • children: Christina Burton
    • James Burton
    • Richard Burton
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    Born September 21, 1940
    Nationality
    • 1964
      Georgia State University
    • 1966
      Georgia State University
    • 1978
      Georgia State University
    • 1968 - 1972
      Vice president, Selig Enterprises
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1973
      Vice president, Selig Enterprises
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1973 - 1975
      president, s
    • 1973 - 1975
      Sattele & Associate, s
    • 1975 - 1982
      associate, professor
      Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States
    • 1982 - 1986
      president, officer Kastle Security Systems
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1982 - 1986
      chief executive, officer Kastle Security Systems
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1986 - 1988
      appraiser Pritchett
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1989 - 1991
      president, Burton Appraisal Group
    • 1990
      professor, West Georgia College
      Carrollton, Texas, United States
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