The Cook County Bar Association salutes our member Hon. Patricia B. Holmes, Ret., on the outstanding renovation of the Burr Oak Cemetery, Alsip, Illinois. Under her supervision, Burr Oak has been restored to a place of dignity, honor and respect for our deceased loved ones.
Burr Oak opened in 1927 and has served as a place of rest for deceased African Americans over the years. The Cook County Bar Association’s Past President, Earl B. Dickerson (’39-’40) was one of the founders of Burr ...Continue Reading →