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Joseph Zeno Burgee

architect

Joseph Zeno Burgee, American architect.

Background

Burgee, Joseph Zeno was born on December 30, 1897 in St. Louis. Son of Henry J. and Ellen (Kelly) Burgee.

Education

Student of University Illinois, 1916-1917.

Career

Nancy Ellen. Superintendent construction Holabird & Root, Chicago, 1927-1940, resident engineer, project manager, 1940-1941, resident partner, project engineer, 1942-1944. Partner Holabird, Root & Burgee since 1945. Special advisor O.P.M., West Palm Beach, Washington, 1941-1942.

Chairman heavy rescue committee Civil Defense Corps. Trustee University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation. Life member Notre Dame Foundation.

Director United Catholic Charities.

Membership

Served with 1st Illinois Cavalry, Mexican Border, 1916. Member Illinois Chamber of Commerce (director), Chicago Association Commerce, Chicago National History Museum, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago (life), American Society Professional Engineers, U. Illinois Alumni Association (life), American International Assurance, American Society Military Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, Western Society Engineers, National Council Architectural Registration Bds. Clubs: Rotary, Chicago Athletic Association, Tavern, South Shore Country.

Connections

Married Helen Dooley, October 5, 1929. Children: Joseph Zeno, John Henry.

father:
Henry J. Burgee

mother:
Ellen (Kelly) Burgee

spouse:
Helen Dooley

children:
Joseph Zeno Burgee

John Henry Burgee