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Lawyer

William Burry, Canadian lawyer. member Runnells & Burry, 1887-1905, later Runnells, Burry & Johnstone, and Burry, Johnstone & Peters, then Burry, Johnstone, Peters and Dixon.

Background

Burry, William was born on January 10, 1851 in Montreal, Canada. Son of William and Mary (Bryson) Burry.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1874.

Career

1 son, William. Admitted to Illinois bar, 1875, and began practice at Chicago. Member Runnells & Burry, 1887-1905, later Runnells, Burry & Johnstone, and Burry, Johnstone & Peters, then Burry, Johnstone, Peters and Dixon. Counsel for French Government and for French consul in Chicago.

Vice president Home for Destitute Crippled Children. Officer Legion of Honor (France).

Membership

Member Runnells & Burry, 1887-1905, later Runnells, Burry & Johnstone, and Burry, Johnstone & Peters, then Burry, Johnstone, Peters and Dixon.

Connections

Married Jane R. King, June 3, 1896.

father:
William Burry

mother:
Mary (Bryson) Burry

spouse:
Jane R. King