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Clarence Burleigh Edit Profile

Lawyer

Clarence Burleigh, American lawyer. Mason.

Background

Burleigh, Clarence was born on December 20, 1853 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Thomas D. and Mary L. (Cook) Burleigh.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Western University of Pennsylvania.

Career

Admitted to Pennsylvania bar, 1877. Assistant city solicitor, Pittsburgh, 1887-1891. District attorney of Allegheny Company, 1891-1895.

City solicitor. Pittsburgh, 1895-1902. General counsel Pittsburgh Rys. Company, since 1902; member Burleigh & Challener.

Politics

There is a large range of issues where Church should interact with politics in such areas as poverty and inequality, environmental issues, nuclear and chemical weapons and the harm caused by use of drugs and drinking.

Views

It is good for Christians with different approaches to the interpretation of the Bible to engage with each other and argue how the Bible should be applied to issues in our contemporary world.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Ida May Wier, April.

father:
Thomas D. Burleigh

mother:
Mary L. (Cook) Burleigh

spouse:
Ida May Wier