Log In

Coleman Burke Edit Profile

director , Lawyer

Coleman Burke, American lawyer, director. Bar: New York 1938, New Jersey 1943. Chairman emeritus Hamilton College; chairman Humane Society United States; vice president American Bible Society; Member Phi Beta Kappa, Chi Psi.

Background

Burke, Coleman was born on February 1, 1914 in Summit, New Jersey, United States. Son of Daniel and Kate (Bundy) Burke.

Education

AB, Hamilton College, 1934. Doctor of Laws, Hamilton College, 1982. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1937.

Doctor of Laws, Rikkyo University, Tokyo, 1958.

Career

Associate Burke & Burke, New York City, 1937-1942, partner, 1942-1978, counsel, 1978-1985. Partner Burke & Burke, and predecessors, Summit, New Jersey, since 1943. Director Summit bank corporation, other corporations.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1938, New Jersey 1943.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Voting Trust Currently Observed, 1940.

Religion

Everybody can reach the love of God. Salvation is for everyone who turns to God.

Politics

When the Church as a body engages with political issues, it should follow the principles of Christian faith.

Views

The strong feature of Methodism is that prayers are not only led by an ordained minister, but often by a local preacher - a lay person who has been trained and authorized to lead worship and preach.

Membership

Chairman emeritus Hamilton College. Chairman Humane Society United States. Vice president American Bible Society.

Member Phi Beta Kappa, Chi Psi. Clubs: Harvard (New York City). Short Hills, Baltusrol Golf, Gulf Stream Golf.

Connections

Married Mary Poston, November 20, 1937. Children: Daniel II, Coleman P., Mary C.

father:
Daniel Burke

mother:
Kate (Bundy) Burke

spouse:
Mary Poston

child:
Daniel II Burke

child:
Coleman P. Burke

child:
Mary C. Burke