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judge , educator

Martin Parks Burks, American judge, educator.

Background

Burks, Martin Parks was born on January 23, 1851 in Liberty (now Bedford City), Virginia, United States. Son of Judge Edward C. and Mildred Elizabeth (Buford) Burks.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Washington College (now Washington and Lee University), 1870. B.L., University of Virginia, 1872. Doctor of Laws, Roanoke College, 1903, Washington and Lee University, 1920.

Career

Reporter of Supreme Court of the Appeals of Virginia, 1895-1917. Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Appeals of Virginia, March since 1917. Professor law, 1900-1914, dean law faculty, 1903-1917, Washington and Lee University.

One of revisers of the statute laws of Virginia, 1914-1917.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Property Rights of Married Women in Virginia. Burks’ Pleading and Practice (Common Law), 1913. Lived at Lexington, Va.

Connections

Married Roberta Gamble Bell, December 31, 1874. Children: Martin P., Elizabeth Gladding (deceased).

father:
Judge Edward C. Burks

mother:
Mildred Elizabeth (Buford) Burks

spouse:
Roberta Gamble Bell

children:
Martin P. Burks

Elizabeth Gladding Burks (deceased)