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John Luddy Burke
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Birth: Aug. 22, 1909
Waterbury
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Sep. 5, 2003
Waterbury
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA

Luddy was born August 23, 1909 in Waterbury, the son of the late Morgan T. and Katherine (Luddy) Burke. Luddy was a graduate of Crosby High School and Manhattan College in New York. He was Captain of the Manhattan College football team in 1931 and played semi-pro football for many teams around the Waterbury area. Serving in the Navy in WWII he attained the rank of Lt. Commander and server on the Destroyer Connors in the Pacific. After WWII ended he entered the business world in the Outdoor Advertising Industry. He held positions as General Manager New York Metro for the General Outdoor Advertising Company; Ex. Vice President of Packer Outdoor Advertising Cleveland, Ohio; President of Big D Outdoor Advertising Dallas, Texas. Luddy ended his career as a partner in B&G Outdoor Adv. Dallas and San Antonia, Texas returning to Waterbury in 1985. Luddy was a communicant at St. Peter and Paul Parish in Waterbury.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Morgan T Burke (1875 - 1963)
  Katherine Luddy Burke (1871 - 1953)
 
 Spouse:
  Ann Gertrude Rock Burke (1915 - 1990)
 
 Siblings:
  Morgan Joseph Burke (1906 - 1967)*
  Noreen Bernedent Burke Connelly (1907 - 1988)*
  John Luddy Burke (1909 - 2003)
  Edmund Vincent Burke (1911 - 2002)*
  Thomas Ailbe Burke (1912 - 1986)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Waterbury
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
 
Created by: Jack Burke
Record added: Sep 16, 2003
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John Luddy Burke
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John Luddy Burke
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Happy father's day dad. I miss you and our Sunday talks....
- Jack Burke
 Added: Jun. 19, 2011
Miss you dad.
- Jack Burke
 Added: May. 24, 2009
Another year dad. Katie had a beautiful baby girl. Her name is Kaitlyn. That gives you seven great grand children. I wish you were here to see them.Miss and love you dad. Your name sake "Little John" has a great gift of gab.
- Jack Burke
 Added: May. 25, 2007
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