John H. Burns
Major, United States Army
June 26, 1940 - Major John H. Burns, editor of the Infantry Journal, died
yesterday at the age of 53 in Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore.
Attached to the office of the Chief of Infantry, he formerly had edited a military publication, The Mailing List, at Fort Benning, Georgia. He was born in Oswego, New York.
He was a Captain of Infantry when this country entered the World War.
Major Burns married Miss Leta Mangus of Oswego
in 1919. She and two daughters, Frances and Shelia, survive him.
Posted: 4 January 2009