James H Burke

Burke graduated from Oswego High School in 1942. He entered military service in March 1943. The 299th Engineer Combat Battalion was part of the initial assault forces landing in Normandy on D-Day. Mr. Burke spent five months as a Prisoner of War in Germany. After the war Mr. Burke attended Syracuse University. In 1950, he graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. After thirty-five years as Sales Engineer for Power Transmission Equipment, he retired in 1985.