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 George James Burke Sr.

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George James Burke Sr.

Birth
Northfield, Washtenaw County, Michigan, USA
Death
3 Oct 1950 (aged 64)
Burial
Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID
27784367 View Source

Son of Anthony Burke and Ellen (Dealy) Burke; married, December 29, 1910, to Edna J. Fritts; father of George James Burke, Jr.

Washtenaw County Prosecuting Attorney, 1911-14; law partner of Martin J. Cavanaugh; president, Citizens Mutual Auto Insurance Co.; counsel and director, International Radio Co.; director, Ann Arbor Trust Company, Farmers and Mechanics Bank, Michigan Life Insurance Co.; candidate for Michigan state attorney general, 1916; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1920; candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1926; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1944; served as a judge in the Nuremburg war crimes trials.

Member: Elks; Knights of Columbus; Rotary.

Son of Anthony Burke and Ellen (Dealy) Burke; married, December 29, 1910, to Edna J. Fritts; father of George James Burke, Jr.

Washtenaw County Prosecuting Attorney, 1911-14; law partner of Martin J. Cavanaugh; president, Citizens Mutual Auto Insurance Co.; counsel and director, International Radio Co.; director, Ann Arbor Trust Company, Farmers and Mechanics Bank, Michigan Life Insurance Co.; candidate for Michigan state attorney general, 1916; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1920; candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1926; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1944; served as a judge in the Nuremburg war crimes trials.

Member: Elks; Knights of Columbus; Rotary.


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