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Major Judge Advocate

William Foster BURNS, American Major Judge Advocate. Member of Artist Fellowship and A. M.; Elks; Sons of the Resolution; Society of Colonial Wars.


BURNS, William Foster was born on April 10, 1875. Son of William Henry and Anna P. (Foster) Burns.


Chicago, 111., High Schools. Princeton University, Bachelor of Arts, 1895. Lake Forest University, Chicago, 111., Bachelor of Laws, 1897.


Aiderman, 1913-1917; appointed Captain, N.A., United States Army, Chicago, 1917. With American Expeditionary Forces in France, 1917-1919.


Member of Artist Fellowship and A. M. Elks; Sons of the Resolution. Society of Colonial Wars.

Clubs: National Press. University (Washington, District of Columbia) Reserve- 3242 38th St., N.W.


Spouse Mary Luella Francis, October 11, 1899, New Lenox, 111.