Harold P. Burke

Personal

Birthday: 
6/6/1895
Birthplace: 
Rochester, NY
Date of Death: 
7/17/1981
Place of Death: 
Rochester, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army
Private practice, Rochester, New York, 1920-1931
Assistant attorney general, State of New York, 1931-1934
Corporate counsel for Rochester, New York, 1934-1937

Education

Name of School: 

University of Notre Dame Law School

We aspire to be a premier law school, as well as an integral part of a great university which claims the Catholic tradition as part of its intellectual heritage. As a scholarly community, we seek to become key participants in the most important academic conversations in our fields. As a professional school, we aim to bridge the worlds of theory and practice, facilitating the interchange of information between the academy and the corridors of political and legal power. Our Catholic tradition, which spans the globe and embraces believers from all races, cultures, and levels of economic development, leads us to strive to broaden and deepen our academic and practical understanding by drawing upon the unique resources of our religious tradition and the traditions of other faiths. Committed to the most demanding standards of scholarly inquiry, we seek to illustrate the possibilities of dialogue between and integration of reason and faith.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1916

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of New York
Court Name: 

New York Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/18/1937
Retirement from Active Service: 
6/15/1981
Termination Date: 
7/17/1981
Termination Reason: 
Death
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