(1873-1946)Cardiologist, Philanthropist. Born February 17,1873, San Miguel, Manila. Obtained the degree of Doctor of Medicine at the University of Dublin, Ireland. Returned to practice his profession in Manila, 1900. Introduced and installed the first Electrocardiograph in the Philippines. Recipient of several Pontifical Orders for his Philanthropic Endeavors from various hospitals, convents, and religious orders in the country. Died July 23,1946. In his honor the city council of Manila enacted Ordinance No.7779. January 7,1993. Signed by Mayor Alfredo S. Lim. The said ordinance renaming David Street to William J. Burke, February 1,1993.
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|Date Added||Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 7:56pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||51P E 282301 N 1614885|
|Decimal Degrees||14.59848333, 120.97913333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 14° 35.909', E 120° 58.748'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||14° 35' 54.54" N, 120° 58' 44.88" E|
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|Area Code(s)||914, 845|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2-4 Escolta Street, Manila NCR 12564, PH|
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