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John Jay Burns, American engineer. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1953-1957.; Member Pennsylvania Society Professional Engineers (president Northeast chapter 1983-1984, Engineer of Year 1979), Society of America Military Engineers (sustaining mem).; Club: Country of Scranton (secretary, treasurer 1965-1974) (Clarks Summit).

Background

Burns, John Jay was born on September 19, 1930 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Hugh Regius and Sara Beatrice (Schmucker) Burns.

Education

Master of Business Administration, University Scranton, 1963.

Career

Registered professional engineer, Pennsylvania Sales engineer Pennsylvania Power and Light Company, Scranton, 1957-1963. Partner Burns & Loewe, Scranton, 1963-1977. President The Burns Association, Inc., Architects and Engineers, Scranton, since 1977, Midlantic Engineering, Professional Corporation, Scranton, since 1983.

Campaign chairman United Way of Lackawawna County, Scranton, 1973, president, 1974-1977. Board directors Young Men’s Christian Association of Greater Scranton, Dunmore, Pennsylvania, since 1976, Catholic Social Services, Scranton, since 1979. Vice chairman Commission on Community Affairs, Diocese of Scranton, 1984-1987, member Diocesan Synod II, 1984-1985.

Membership

Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1953-1957. Member Pennsylvania Society Professional Engineers (president Northeast chapter 1983-1984, Engineer of Year 1979), Society of America Military Engineers (sustaining mem). Club: Country of Scranton (secretary, treasurer 1965-1974) (Clarks Summit).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf; skiing; flying.

Connections

Married Mary Lois Reed, October 30, 1954. Children– Mary Alice, Hugh, Timothy J., Catherine A. Bachelor of Science in Military Engineering, United States Military Academy, 1953.

father:
Hugh Regius Burns

mother:
Sara Beatrice (Schmucker) Burns

spouse:
Mary Lois Reed

children:
Mary Alice Burns

Hugh Burns

Timothy J. Burns

Catherine A. Bachelor of Science in Military Engineering Burns

United States Military Academy Burns

1953 Burns