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Lawyer

Burke Williamson, American Lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1930, North Carolina 1974. President board of trustees Hull House Association, 1957-1960. Served from private to captain infantry United States Army, 1942-1946. Member Chicago Bar Association (board of managers 1963-1965), United States Army Reserve, Kappa Sigma, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Williamson, Burke was born on March 30, 1906 in Leesville, Louisiana, United States. Son of William Burke and Hazel (Allis) Williamson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Washington and Lee University, 1926;Juris Doctor, Northwestern University, 1930.

Career

Private practice, Chicagomember firm, Gordon, Adams & Pierce, 1930-1934;partner, Adams Williamson & Turney, 1934-1972;partner, Adams & Williamson, 1972-1987.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1930, North Carolina 1974.

Membership

President board trustees Hull House Association, 1957-1960. Served from private to captain infantry United States Army, 1942-1946. Member Chicago Bar Association (board of managers 1963-1965), United States Army Reserve, Kappa Sigma, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Beta Kappa.

Clubs: Law (Chicago), Legal (Chicago), Chicago (Chicago). Biltmore Forest Country (North Carolina). Downtown City (Asheville, North Carolina).

Connections

Married Elise Hamill Clow, September 9, 1939. Children: Eleanor Hamill (Mistress Frederic Fischer, Junior), Rosalie Allis (Mistress Kimberly Carter).

father:
William Burke Williamson

mother:
Hazel (Allis) Williamson

spouse:
Elise Hamill Clow

child:
Eleanor Hamill (Mistress Frederic Fischer Williamson

child:
Junior) Williamson

child:
Rosalie Allis Williamson (Mistress Kimberly Carter)