Civic leader John Jay Burney Jr. dies at 85
By Ben SteelmanBen.Steelman@StarNewsOnline.com
His name appears on the Burney Center at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and on signs for the John J. Burney Freeway, part of Interstate 140. Yet friends and fellow lawyers say that John Jay Burney Jr. left an even bigger mark on Southeastern North Carolina.
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