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John Francis Burlingame

business executive

John BURLINGAME, business executive. Conference Board 1979-1985; Trilateral Commission 1979-1984; Advisory Council, Stanford Research Institute 1980-1985.


Burlingame, John Francis was born on June 18, 1922 in Somerville, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John Francis and Irene Mae (Walsh) Burlingame.


Bachelor of Science, Tufts University, 1942.


Joined General Electric since 1946, Vice-President Computer Systems Division 1964-1971, Corporate Employee Relations 1971-1973, Group Executive Institute 1973-1979, Vice-Chairman 1979-1985. Director American Arbitration Association 1972-1979. Director Foreign Policy Association 1974-1979.

Director United States Chamber of Commerce 1979-1982. Director Alcan Aluminium Ltd. 1984-1987, Eastman Kodak Company since 1984, Hershey Foods Corporation since 1984, Merrill Lynch and Company since 1985.


Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Conference Board, American Arbitration Association (director 1973-1981), Foreign Policy Association (director 1976-1980), Chamber of Commerce of the United States (director 1980-1983), Sigma Pi Sigma.


Married Genevieve Keohane, July 21, 1947. Children: Susan M., Janet E., Mary E., Elizabeth A.

John Francis Burlingame

Irene Mae (Walsh) Burlingame

Genevieve Keohane

Susan M. Burlingame

Janet E. Burlingame

Mary E. Burlingame

Elizabeth A. Burlingame