John M. Burnham funeral card
Date: Nov. 17 1957 |
Funeral card for John M. Burnham, with his obituary from The Sunday Star newspaper listing his many accomplishments as a naval officer and in private industry, and the 23rd Psalm on the reverse. Burnham was a 1941 graduate of the United States Naval Academy. In 1947, he joined the Electric Boat Division of the General Dynamics Corporation; and in 1952, became design manager there. He was responsible for the design of the nuclear-powered submarines USS Nautilus (SSN-571), USS Seawolf (SSN-575) and USS Skate (SSN-578). more...