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James Vincent Burke, American lawyer. award 1960). Served as Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946, European Theatre of Operations.; Member American Bar Association (house of deals 1952-1960, 62-71), Pennsylvania Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Allegheny County Bar Association (president 1958), American Law Institute; Fellows American Bar Foundation.

Background

Burke, James Vincent was born on December 28, 1911 in Pittsburgh. Son of James Vincent and Alice (Hesson) Burke.

Education

Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Notre Dame U., 1933. Bachelor of Laws, University Pittsburgh, 1936.

Career

Bar: Pennsylvania bar 1937. Association with firm Campbell, Thomas & Burke (and predecessors), Pittsburgh, 1937-1942, 46-59, 61-81, partner, 1946-1959, 61-81. General counsel Department of Defense, 1959-1961.

Director Tyson Metal Products, Inc., Allegheny Installations, Inc. Director Ziegler Meat Company Board of directors St. Francis General Hospital.

Membership

Served as Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member American Bar Association (house of deals 1952-1960, 62-71), Pennsylvania Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Allegheny County Bar Association (president 1958), American Law Institute. Fellows American Bar Foundation.

Clubs: Duquesne (Pittsburgh), Notre Dame (Pittsburgh) (Man of Year award 1960).

Connections

Married Mary E. Brown, January 26, 1952.

father:
James Vincent Burke

mother:
Alice (Hesson) Burke

spouse:
Mary E. Brown