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Francis Hardon Burr, American lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts 1938. Fellow Harvard College, 1954-1982; senior fellow Harvard College, 1971-1982.


Burr, Francis Hardon was born on July 21, 1914 in Nahant, Massachusetts, United States.


Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Harvard University, 1935;Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1938;Doctor of Laws, Harvard University, 1982.


Association, Ropes & Gray, Boston, 1938-1947;partner, Ropes & Gray, Boston, 1947-1987;of counsel, Ropes & Gray, Boston, since 1988. Director emeritus The Automated Meter Reading Corporation, Corning Inc., State St. Investment Trust. Raytheon Company.


  • Bar: Massachusetts 1938.


Honorary trustee Massachusetts General Hospital, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, McLean Hospital. President Humane Society, Commonweath of Massachusetts. Dir emeritus Cotting School.

Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Bar Found. Member American Bar Association, Boston Bar Association, American Law Institute.