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"Never a Shabby Act: Charles H. Burke"

 Unprocessed — Box: 09150 B
Identifier: H2010-006

Content Description

The collection consists of one DVD titled, “Never a Shabby Act: Charles H. Burke.” Charles H. Burke was born March 25, 1922 to Walter and Jean (Shanard) Burke. Burke attained all his schooling in Pierre, graduating from high school in 1940. He went to college at the University of South Dakota and in 1943 joined the Army Air Corp and served as a navigator on a B-17 for the 8th Air Force during World War II. After the war he graduated with a degree from the University of South Dakota in Business Administration. Charles married Mary Margaret Reardon on July 24, 1948. He began his carrier with Bank West (then the Pierre National Bank) that same year. He was named president in 1972 and served that position to 1987. Mr. Burke served his community on a number of boards and commissions both in Pierre and throughout the state. He died on July 27, 2009. Individuals in the film include Charles Burke III, Godfrey Roberts, Pat Feeney, Bernie and Sally Christenson, Warren May, Carla Sahr, Tom Barnett, Bob Miller, Dick Tieszen, Pastor Brad Urbach, and Donna Fjelstad.

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  • Event: 1922 - 2009
  • 2010


2.33 Gigabytes

1 dvds

0.1 Cubic Feet