William James Burke

William James Burke

Male 1904 - 1988  (83 years)

Personal Information    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name William James Burke 
    Born 15 Jan 1904  Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Jan 1988  Ojai, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • Bill Burke left Toronto, Canada to attend UCLA in 1922. Graduated in 1926 with a B. A. in economics. Bill joined his uncle, John J. Burke in Ojai Insurance & Real estate, ABA Ojai Realty, 260 East Ojai Avenue, Ojai, CA. He owned and operated this business from 1928 to 1969, when he sold the business. He was Treasurer of the City of Ojai from 1929 to 1969 when a stroke caused him to give up the position. He handled all entries to the Ojai Tennis Tournament, except invatationals, from 1930 to 1951. The Ojai Tennis Tournament is reputed to be the largest amateur tennis tournament in the world, and it is staged primarily by a huge force of thousands of volunteers every year. all of the great PAC ten universities such as UCLA, Arizona, and Stanford always send there entire teams there every year. Bill was assistant treasurer of the Ojai Improvement Co. until the Foothills Hotel was sold to Cal. Prep. He was also the assistant treasurer of the Ojai Civic Asssociation from 1930 to 1951. Bill was a charter member of the Ojai Lions Club, past President, and member for over 35 years. He was a great ocean fisherman and owned several power boats over the years.
    Person ID I197  Complete
    Last Modified 25 Jun 2005 

    Father Claude Edgar Peck,   b. 12 Jan 1886, Knightsville, Clay, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1962, Rosedale, Parke, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Mae Swickard Carty,   b. Abt 1886 
    Family ID F61  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Jim Burke,   b. 24 Sep 1860, Picton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1924, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Rose Call,   b. 21 Aug 1878, Marysburgh, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1952, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 24 Jan 1899  Picton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F080  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Family ID F081  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Jan 1904 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Jan 1988 - Ojai, CA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth