Marie André Burthe (July 11, 1866 in New Orleans, Louisiana - 1940)[1][2] was a member of the Virginia Glee Club during the Glee Club 1887-1888,[3], 1888-1889,[4] 1893-1894, 1894-1895, and 1895-1896 seasons. At the University of Virginia he was also a member of Eli Banana and Alpha Tau Omega, and played on the Medical Class Ball Nine baseball team.[3] His mother ran a dining hall on the West Range in Hotel E.[5]

After leaving the University he fought in the Spanish-American War. He held a number of patents, including Patent , US 941911 for artificial bait and , US 1000777 for a ball-catching toy. He died in 1940 and is buried in the University of Virginia Cemetery.[2]


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