Lawrence E. Burch, BiographyPorter County biographical sketches . . . .

Transcribed biography of Lawrence E. Burch


Submitted by Mrs. Lawrence E. Burch

The Burch Family consists of Lawrence Burch, Father, Elinor Burch, Mother, Christine 7 1/2 years and Joel, 5 years. The mother and father were born of parents who were residents of Porter County. Both have attended schools in the County, V.H.S. and C.H.S. respectively. We are currently residents of Morgan Township. Lawrence is employed at McGill Manufacturing. Elinor is a past employee of the City of Valparaiso, having worked for the V.P.D., City Engineer and Mayor Don Will.

Christine Burch is an elementary student at Morgan Township School.

This family is a part of First Christian Church in Valparaiso, having sung in church choir, served on Board of Deacons and in C.W.F., and having taught 4 years of Sunday School.

Lawrence Burch is a member of Elks, B.P.O.E. 500 and a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served on the Daniel E. Jay in the early 1950's in the area of Cuba and the Virgin Islands.

Source: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County. 1976. A Biographical History of Porter County, Indiana. Valparaiso, Indiana: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County, Inc. 180 p.
Page(s) in Source: 85

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Biography transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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