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William Foster BURNS

William Foster BURNS, American Major Judge Advocate. Member of Artist Fellowship and A. M.; Elks; Sons of the Resolution; Society of Colonial Wars.


  • BURNS, William Foster was born on April 10, 1875. Son of William Henry and Anna P. (Foster) Burns.

  • Education

    • Chicago, 111., High Schools. Princeton University, Bachelor of Arts, 1895. Lake Forest University, Chicago, 111., Bachelor of Laws, 1897.


    • Aiderman, 1913-1917; appointed Captain, N.A., United States Army, Chicago, 1917. With American Expeditionary Forces in France, 1917-1919.


    Member of Artist Fellowship and A. M. Elks; Sons of the Resolution. Society of Colonial Wars.

    Clubs: National Press. University (Washington, District of Columbia) Reserve- 3242 38th St., N.W.


    • Spouse Mary Luella Francis, October 11, 1899, New Lenox, 111.
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    Born April 10, 1875