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Donald Burgess; admired school official during busing

Mar 04, 2019 - The Boston Globe

Dr. Burgess served as school headmaster in Roslindale and West Roxbury and superintendent in Walpole.

As Boston prepared for a second year of court-ordered busing in 1975, Doris Davis of Roslindale High School's biracial council praised headmaster Don Burgess and the steps he took to ensure student safety.

"The principal's working hard," Davis, whose two nephews attended the school, told the Globe.

He was "the kind of guy that if he sees a problem with your kids, he'll call you...