Allen Tibbals Burns

A. N. Marquis Co.

Burns, Allen Tibbals, social service; b. Haverhill, Mass., Aug. 29, 1876; s. William Treat and Ella Louise (Marsh) B.; A. B. U. Chicago., 1897; prostgrad. 1899-1903; m. Jessie G. Wadsworth, July 20, 1911; children — Scott W., Janet W.; m. 2d, Florence M. Seder, Nov. 6, 1937. YMCA sec., 1903-07; dean, Chgo. Sch. Civics and Philanthropy, 1907-1909; sec. Pitts. Civic Commn, 1909-14; dir. Cleve. Found., 1914-18; dir. studies on methods of Americanization, Carnegie Corp., 1918-21; chmn, labor adjustment bd. Rochester Clothing Industry, 1921-22; esec. dir. Nat. Information Bureau of N.Y.C., 1922-25; exec, v.p. Community Chests and Councils, Inc., N.Y.C., 1926-42, cons., 1943, ret; exec. dir. Moblzn. for Human Needs, 1931-41; vice chmn. Citizens Com. on Displaced Persons, 1947. Mem. exec. com. Chgo Municipal Voters' League, 1907-09; mem. Chgo. Housing Com., 1909; sec. Pitts. Charter Com., 1911; trustee Cleve. Welfare Fedn., 1914-17. Dir. America's Making, Inc., Nat. Conf. Social Work (pres. 1921). Home: East Lansing, Mich.; (winter) Ft. Myers, Fla. Died Feb. 9, 1953.


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