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Ohio Bicentennial Commission Member

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Historian Henry Burke & Ohio Governor Ted Strickland

E-Mail: burkehr@suddenlink.net

Henry Robert Burke

519 Adams Street

Marietta, Ohio 45750.

Phone: (740) 373-0218

 

January 7, 2007

Resume

Birth Date: January 21, 1940

Education:

 

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Marion Grade School Building

1945 - 1951

 Marion Elementary School.

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Marion School 6th Grade 1951

1951 - 1957 Marietta High School  Graduate.

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Class of 1957

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14th Armored Cav. Regiment

1958 -1967: U.S. Army (Chemical, Biological & Radiological Warfare).

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Airborne Training Certificate

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HONORABLE DISCHARGE

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Civilian Schools:

1967-1971: Apprentice Heavy Construction Equipment Operator (Excavation) Ohio Union of Operating Engineers District 6.

1972-1994: Journeyman Heavy Equipment Operator.

1975: Coal Mine Foreman Training, Consolidation Coal Company, Cadiz, Ohio.

1976: Ohio Strip Mine Foreman, Ohio Department of Industrial Relations, Mining Division, Certificate 8666.

1976: Environmental Engineering Technician Training, Strip Mine Reclamation at Consolidation Coal Company.

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Business Card

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Ohio Certified Strip Mine Foreman

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1979 - Hazardous Waste Evaluation and Handling Training. Ohio University, Athens, Ohio Certificate 1976.

1986: Asbestos Hazard Evaluation Training. University of Cincinnati. Certified Ohio Asbestos Evaluation Specialist.

1986: Computer Programming & Application Training, Washington State Community College.

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Hazardous Material Certificate

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Job Evaluation Score

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Special Interests:

Horse Training & Competition, Southeastern Ohio Horse Exhibitors Association, McConnelsville, Ohio. 1967-1986. Grand Championships & 5 Reserve Championships. Over 100 First Place trophies and ribbons.

 

 

 

American History 1954 - Present. Family history & genealogy, African American history, Underground Railroad history, Appalachian history.

Awards:

1999: Ohio Underground Railroad Association Award .

2003: Ohio Bicentennial Commission Member, Underground Railroad & Civil War Committee.

2004: National Underground Railroad Freedom Center John Parker Award.

2004: United States Senate Letter of Recognition.

2004: United States Congressional Letter of Recognition.

2004: Ohio Senate Letter of Recognition.

2004: Ely Chapman Education Center Award.

2005: Appalachian Hill Country Leadership Award.

2008: Marietta Tourism Partner Award.

2009: Ohio Historical Society Lifetime Achievement Award.

2010: Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Quarter Award.

 Hundreds of Letters of Appreciation from teachers, students and historical societies for Underground Railroad history presentations since 1990.

 

Present: Cultural history & wildlife photography of Appalachia.

1997 - 1999: Weekly Newspaper Columnist for Marietta Times Newspaper

2000-2005: Weekly Newspaper Columnist for Marietta Leader Newspaper.

Presently : Columnist for Marietta Register Newspaper.

Presently: Freelance author for Ohio Magazine.

Presently :Freelance author for Ohio Nature Magazine.

Author of:

1999: ESCAPE OF JANE, (self published) .

2000: MASON DIXON LINE - Edition I. (self published).

2002: THE RIVER JORDAN; published by Watershed Publishing.

2004: WASHINGTON COUNTY UNDERGROUND RAILROAD; published by Arcadia Publishing.

2010: THE UNDERGROUND RIALROAD IN SOUTHEASTERN OHIO; History Publishing Company

Organizations:

Ohio Bicentennial Commission.

Benjamin D. Fearing Camp 2, Sons of Union Civil War Veterans.

Multi Cultural Genealogical Center, Chesterhill, Ohio.

Belpre Historical Society, Belpre, Ohio.

Ely Chapman Education Center, Marietta, Ohio.

14th Armored Calvary Association.

Melinik Lodge Free Masons.

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Sons of Union Civil War Veterans

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