BA (Queensland), BA, MA (Oxford), MA (Melbourne), Hon.LLD (Queensland), (Hon FACE, (Hon) AIUS, Hon (FCCAE, Hon.DCom (Melbourne), Hon.LLD (ANU),


(Deceased)
Education
1945

In November 1948 Burton was appointed inaugural principal and first professor (the chair was in economic history) at the Canberra University College, established in 1929 as a college of the University of Melbourne.