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John Joseph Burns, American lawyer.

Background

Burns, John Joseph was born on May 1, 1901 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John Joseph and Mary (Kelleher) Burns.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Boston College, Newton, Massachusetts, 1921, Doctor of Laws, 1935. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1925, Scientiae Juridicae Doctor, 1926. Doctor of Laws, Loyola University, 1936.

Career

Admitted to Massachusetts bar, 1926. Practiced in Boston with Gaston, Snow, Saltonstall & Hunt, 1926-1928. Professor of law, Harvard.

1928-1931; The American Association For Justice Superior Court of Massachusetts, 1931-1934. General counsel Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, District of Columbia, 1934-1937. Special counsel, United States Maritime Commission, 1937.

Partner in law firms Burns, Blake & Rich of Boston, and Burns, Currie, Rich, & Rice. Director W. R. Grace & Company, United Corporation, Catholic. Home: 89 Fletcher Road, Belmont, Massachusetts Office: 10 Post Office Square, Boston, Massachusetts.

And 40 Wall St., New York City.

Connections

Married Alice Blake, June 14, 1930. Children: John Joseph, Daniel Blake, Robert Emmett, Alice Terese, Brian Patrick, Ellen Moira, Michael.

father:
John Joseph Burns

mother:
Mary (Kelleher) Burns

spouse:
Alice Blake

child:
John Joseph Burns

child:
Daniel Blake Burns

child:
Robert Emmett Burns

child:
Alice Terese Burns

child:
Brian Patrick Burns

child:
Ellen Moira Burns

child:
Michael Burns