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Kershaw Burbank, American writer. Accredited public relations professional.

Background

Burbank, Kershaw was born on January 1, 1914 in Flushing, New York, United States. Son of Robert Abraham and Lillian Cassels (DuBose) Burbank.

Education

Bachelor, Yale University, 1937.

Career

Unitman, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Culver City, California, 1937-1939;assistant to vice president, 20th Century-Fox Film Corporation, New York, California, 1941-1944;director national promotion, Richard Condon Inc., New York City, 1945;senior partner, Burbank Associations, New York City, 1945-1948;director public information, Colonial Williamsburg (Virginia), Inc., 1948-1951;advisor public affairs, Office of the Rockefeller Family, New York City, 1951-1961;vice president, secretary, Channel 13 Ednl. Broadcasting Corporation, New York City, 1961-1965;executive vice president, director, Infoplan International, New York City, 1965-1969;managing director, Weightman Associations, Philadelphia, 1969-1974;vice president, The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, 1974-1979. Consultant Sleepy Hollow Restorations, Tarrytown, New York, 1961-1964, 69-74, Palisades Interstate Parkway, New York, New Jersey, 1961-1964.

Achievements

  • Accredited public relations professional.

Membership

Trustee Elsie Lee Garthwaite Memorial Foundation, Rosemont, Pennsylvania, since 1970, Cyclic Redundancy Check Foundation, Delray Beach, Florida, 1990-1994, Woodhaven Foundation, Gulf Stream, Florida, since 1998. Board directors Crossroads Club (non-profit organization), Delray Beach, 1988-1990, Bethesda Hospital Association, Delray Beach, 1983-1985. Chairman Coalition of Pennsylvania Museums, 1979-1980.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, reading, traveling.

Connections

Married Elizabeth E. Hapworth, March 1942 (divorced). Children: Kershaw Junior, Thorne Burbank Taylor. Married Sally Page Williams Crawford, May 30, 1951 (divorced).

Married Barbara Bennett, December 16, 1961 (deceased January 1985). 1 child, Bennett.

father:
Robert Abraham Burbank

mother:
Lillian Cassels (DuBose) Burbank

spouses:
Elizabeth E. Hapworth

Sally Page Williams Crawford

Barbara Bennett

children:
Kershaw Junior Burbank

Thorne Burbank Taylor Burbank

Bennett Burbank