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Charles Henning Burton

Lawyer

Charles Henning Burton, American lawyer. Bar: DC 1936, Maryland 1957.

Background

Burton, Charles Henning was born on November 25, 1915 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Charles Henry and Bessie R. (Harrell) Burton.

Education

Attended, George Washington University, 1941. Bachelor of Laws, American University, 1936. Master of Laws, American University, 1937.

Career

General counsel District of Columbia Unemployment Compensation Board, 1938-1942. Member firm MacCracken & O'Rourke, Washington, 1946-1950. Member Law Offices Robert Ash, 1950-1956.

General partner Bauersfeld, Burton, Hendricks and Vanderhoff, Bethesda, Maryland, from 1956. Ltd. partner A.W.S. Associates, S & H Associates. President, director North Shore Corporation, Links, Inc., Charles H. Burton, P.A.

Director Mattos, Inc., Sisk Mailing Service Inc., Sisk Fulfillment, Inc. General counsel Baptist World Alliance, McLean, Virginia, 1958, Calvary Baptist Church, 1950.

Achievements

  • Bar: DC 1936, Maryland 1957.

Membership

Board directors Jovius Foundation, Mustard Seed Foundation, F.W. Harris Foundation for Personal Evangelism. Trustee Kendall Mission Fund. Vice president Center Union Mission.

National chairman World Peace Through Law of World Jurist Association Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Fellow American Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association (editor Young Lawyer 1946-1948, national secretary Junior Bar 1949, national vice-chairman 1950, national chairman 1951, house of deals 1952-1959), Sigma Chi, Sigma Nu Phi.

Clubs: Montgomery County Country.

Connections

Married Mary Sheppard, September 6, 1941. Children: Nancy Leigh Burton Wysling, Susan C. Burton Roberts, Mary Ellen Burton Graves, Charles S.

father:
Charles Henry Burton

mother:
Bessie R. (Harrell) Burton

spouse:
Mary Sheppard

child:
Nancy Leigh Burton Wysling Burton

child:
Susan C. Burton Roberts Burton

child:
Mary Ellen Burton Graves Burton

child:
Charles S Burton