1920s - J.E. Burke Steel Radiator Furniture Catalog and Custom Built Steel Radiator
John Edward was a farmer in Fond du Lac, WI and farmed the land the Burke company headquarters stands on today. In 1920, he incorporated a weather-stripping company that quickly expanded to include the design and production of designer radiator furniture. After receiving a request to fabricate a slide for a family friend, Burke entered the playground industry! Soon playground products were the company’s main focus.