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investment company executive

Robert Gifford Burke, American Investment company executive. Board of directors Wisconsin Economics Education Council, Milwaukee, since 1996; singer, board directors Bel Canto Chorus. Member University Club Milwaukee; singer, board directors Bel Canto Chorus (vice president).

Background

Burke, Robert Gifford was born on May 1, 1945 in Orange, New York, United States. Son of Edward Gifford and Etta (McHale) Burke.

Education

Bachelor in History, Yale University, 1967. Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science, Tufts University, 1979.

Career

Navigator, operations officer, flag Lieutenant, United States Ship Turner Joy, 7th Fleet Operations, Vietnam, 1968-1971;weapons department head, United States Ship Lawrence, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1975-1977;chief naval operations, unites states department of State, Washington, 1977-1980;vice president, world corporation banking, Bankers Trust Company. New York City, 1980-1983;division head, credit policy, Bankers Trust Company. New York City, 1984-1986;division head, real estate corporation finance, Bankers Trust Company.

New York City and Tokyo, 1986-1990;strategic planning, Strong Capital Management, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, since 1996.

Membership

Board of directors Wisconsin Economics Education Council, Milwaukee, since 1996. Singer, board directors Bel Canto Chorus. Member University Club Milwaukee.

Singer, board directors Bel Canto Chorus (vice president).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: singing, photography, tennis. Fax: 414-359-3698. E-mail: rburke@strong-funds.com.

Connections

Married Alyce Garat, November 25, 1972. Children: Andrew Thomas, Margaret Catherine, John Edward.

father:
Edward Gifford Burke

mother:
Etta (McHale) Burke

spouse:
Alyce Garat

children:
Andrew Thomas Burke

Margaret Catherine Burke

John Edward Burke