MNB Architects
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

James L. (Lynn) Burke, Jr., AIA


Bachelor of Architecture, Kansas State University 1956
Graduated with high honors

Elected to:

  • Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
  • Tau Sigma Delta Honor Society in Architecture & Allied Arts
  • Delta Phi Delta, Honorary Art Society
U.S. Navy, FC 3/C (U.S.S. Alabama) - Two Years (WWII)
U.S. Army, 1st Lt. Corp. of Engineers - Two Years (Korea)
  • Selected as one of twenty architects nation-wide specializing in church architecture to attend two week seminar in church architecture sponsored jointly by Carnegie Institute of Technology and Pittsburg Theological Seminary, both in Pittsburg, PA.
  • AIA Gulf States Honor Award
  • AIA Gulf States Merit Award
  • Several awards from Sunday School Board, Southern Baptist Convention, Architecture Department
  • Award of Excellence - Masonry Institute of Memphis
  • Sylvan Award of Special Merit - Lumbermen's Club of Memphis
  • Memphis Board of Education Award for extraordinary service in design of Keystone Elementary School
Registered Architect in State of:
  • Tennessee
  • Chairman, Memphis & Shelby County Joint Board of Appeals
  • Activities Construction Code Enforcement