Font Designer – Jackson Burke

Jackson Burke – born 1908 in San Francisco, California, USA, died 1975 – type designer. Studied at the University of California in Berkely.

1949–63: director of type development for Mergenthaler-Linotype. Responsible for the development of the TeleTypesetting System (TTS) for magazines and for the development of fonts for native American languages.

Fonts: Trade Gothic® (1948–60), Majestic (1953–56), Aurora (1960).

* TYPOGRAPHY – An Encyclopedic Survey of Type Design and Techniques Throughout History by Friedrich Friedl, Nicolaus Ott (Editor), Bernard Stein, published by Könemann Verlagsgesellschaft mbH.
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