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Lawyer

Alfred Franklin Burgess, American Lawyer. Bar: South Carolina. 1931.

Background

Burgess, Alfred Franklin was born on June 1, 1906 in Greer, South Carolina, United States. Son of Franklin and Minnie (Cunningham) Burgess.

Education

Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Davidson (North Carolina) College, 1928;Bachelor of Laws cum laude, University of Virginia, 1931.

Career

Practiced in, Greenvillepartner firm, Wyche, Burgess, Freeman & Parham, P.A., 1931-1992;special circuit judge, 1948, 50, 55, 61;special hearing officer, Department Justice, Greenville, 1956-1992;member committee rules of practice, United States District Court Justices, 1965.

Achievements

  • Bar: South Carolina. 1931.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Numerous appearances in little theatre productions.

Membership

Chairman Greenville County Democratic Committee, 1940-1942. Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1944. Board directors Greenville Community Youth Commission, 1955, Greenville Children's Center, 1954-1955, Friends of Bach Choir, 1940-1945, Greenville Community Concert Association, 1960-1963, St. Francis Community Hospital, Greenville, 1966, Shriners Hospital, 1973-1978, Greenville United Fund, 1961-1966, The Savoyards, 1979-1992, Greenville Community Relations Bi-Racial Committee, 1964-1966, Greenville County Foundation, 1965-1966, Greenville Little Theatre, 1973-1992, Greenville Metropolitan Arts Council, 1975-1976, Roc Foundation.

President Greenville Symphony Association, 1958-1959. Member American Bar Association, American Judicature Society, American Federation Insurance Counsel (Law Science Academy), South Carolina Bar Association, Greenville Bar Association (president 1947). Clubs: Green Valley Country, Greenville Country, Poinsett, Thirty-Nine.

Lodges: Shriners; Rotary (past president, district governor).

Connections

Married Mary Wyche, June 25, 1938. Children: Mary Wyche Burgess Lesesne, Caroline Burgess Ansbacher, Alfred Franklin, Granville Wyche, Victoria Burgess Pitman.

father:
Franklin Burgess

mother:
Minnie (Cunningham) Burgess

spouse:
Mary Wyche

child:
Mary Wyche Burgess Lesesne Burgess

child:
Caroline Burgess Ansbacher Burgess

child:
Alfred Franklin Burgess

child:
Granville Wyche Burgess

child:
Victoria Burgess Pitman Burgess