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Burke, Ward

Burke, Ward

Burke, Ward

Date: Wednesday, October 23, 1985

Interview 82a : Ward Burke reminisces about his personal history and his dealings with the Temple Foundation. He recalls assisting, as a lawyer, Arthur Temple and Temple Webber through all of the legalities of building up the Southern Pine Lumber Company. He also talks about mergers, liquor sale restrictions, and the effects of the Great Depression. Also mentioned are: Arthur Temple, Jr., Temple Webber, Arthur Lee Burke, Phillip M. Leach, and Georgie Temple Munz.