Jake Burton

Jake Burton

Original Name Jake Burton Carpenter
Birth
El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA
Death 20 Nov 2019 (aged 65)
Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 204900365 · View Source
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Businessman. He was a pioneer for the sport of snowboarding. Born in El Paso, Texas, Burton helped develop the modern-day snowboard through founding Burton Snowboards in 1977, a company that still holds some of the strongest brand recognition in the snowsports industry.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Carolyn Selby
  • Added: 21 Nov 2019
  • Find A Grave Memorial 204900365
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jake Burton (29 Apr 1954–20 Nov 2019), Find A Grave Memorial no. 204900365, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.