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Edmund Charles Burke

Edmund Charles Burke was American aerospace company executive. Fellow American Society Metals; member American Institute of Mining.


  • Burke, Edmund Charles was born on June 21, 1921 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States. Son of Edmund Charles and Leola (Barber) Burke.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Missouri, 1943. Master of Science, Case Western Reserve University, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1951.


    • Research metallographer Alcoa Cleveland Research Laboratory, 1943-1948. Research metallurgist Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan, 1951-1956. Chief metallurgist Hunter Engineering Company, Riverside, California, 1956-1958.

      With Lockheed Missiles & Space Company, Sunnyvale, since 1958. Director materials science Palo Alto (California) research laboratories, 1965-1984. Consultant in field.


    • Author papers in field.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Fellow American Society Metals. Member American Institute of Mining.


    • Married Peggy Williams, March 22, 1947.
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    • 1943
      University Missouri
    • 1948
      Case Western Reserve University
    • 1951
      Yale University
    • 1943 - 1948
      Research metallographer Alcoa Cleveland Research Laboratory
    • 1951 - 1956
      research metallurgist Dow Chemical Company
      Midland, Cayman Islands
    • 1956 - 1958
      chief metallurgist Hunter Engineer, engineering Company
      Riverside, New Jersey, United States
    • 1958
      with Lockheed Missiles & Space Company
      Sunnyvale, California, United States
    • 1965 - 1984
      director, materials science Palo Alto (California) research laboratories