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James Harper Burton

appraiser , consultant , real estate educator

James Harper Burton, American real estate educator, consultant, appraiser. Certified real estate appraiser.

Background

Burton, James Harper was born on September 21, 1940 in Atlanta. Son of H.A. and Helen Louise (Harper) Burton.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, Georgia State University, 1964. Master of Business Administration, Georgia State University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Georgia State University, 1978.

Career

Vice president, Selig Enterprises, Inc., Atlanta, 1968-1972;vice president, Ackerman & Company, Atlanta, 1973;president, Burton, Sattele & Associations, Atlanta, 1973-1975;associate professor, holder Bridges Chair in real estate, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, 1975-1982;president, chief Executive officer, Kastle Security Systems, Philadelphia, 1982-1986;appraiser, Pritchett, Ball & White, Inc., Atlanta, 1986-1988;president, Burton Appraisal Group, Inc., Atlana, 1989-1991;professor, West Georgia College, Carrollton, since 1990. Adjunct Professor Temple University, Philadelphia, 1983-1986, Atlanta U., 1987-1990. Citizen diplomat, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1985, Poland, 1990, Hungary, 1991.

Achievements

  • Certified real estate appraiser.

Membership

Chair Clayton County (Georgia) Republican Party, 1987-1988. Representative Sufi Order of the West, since 1976. Corporal United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1959, 1st lieutenant United States Army Reserve, 1967.

Member Real Estate Educators Association, American Real Estate Society, American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, Lambda Alpha, Rho Epsilon, Sigma Nu, Delta Sigma Pi.

Connections

Married Nancy Mewborn, June 1, 1963. Children: Christina, James, Richard.

father:
H.A. Burton

mother:
Helen Louise (Harper) Burton

spouse:
Nancy Mewborn

children:
Christina Burton

James Burton

Richard Burton