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James Edward Burr, American Hotel executive ( ind: manufacturing)hotel executive. Member American Hotel & Motel Association (certified hotel administrator 1985), Cornell Society Hotelmen (director 1971-1972), Greater Chicago Hotel and Motel Association (board directors 1985-1986), Confrerie de la Chaine des Rotisseurs., Omaha/Lincoln Skal.


Burr, James Edward was born on July 20, 1941 in Utica, New York, United States. Son of James I. and Virginia Ellen (Davidson) Burr.


Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, 1963.


Assistant budget control director Plaza Hotel, New York City, 1963-1965. Assistant manager Danbury Motor Inn (Connecticut), 1965-1966. Consultant to manager Harris, Kerr, Forster, Chicago, 1966-1975, principal, Miami, Florida, 1975-1977.

District director Holiday Inns, Inc., Miami, 1978-1979, director franchise relations, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1980, district director, Chicago, 1981-1983, general manager Holiday Inn Lake Shore Doctor, Chicago, 1983-1986, district director Chicago Chartered Management Institute Hotels, 1986-1988;vice president hotel division Seldin Company, 1988^. Cons. editor training manual. Neighborhood campaign center chairman Percy for Senator, Chicago, 1966.

Vice president Chgo.Hospitality Council for City of Hope, 1982-1983. Honorary member Ye Hosts Honorary, Ithaca, New York, 1962.


Member of Confrerie de la Chaine des Rotisseurs, Greater Chicago Hotel & Motel Association (board directors 1985-1986), Cornell Society Hotelmen (director 1971-1972), American Hotel & Motel Association, Mensa Club, Regency Lake & Tennis Club, Omaha/Lincoln Skal Clubc.


Married Ok Im Yi, June 22, 1988.

James I. Burr

Virginia Ellen (Davidson) Burr

Ok Im Yi