Born April 1, 1925 in Bialystock, Poland
Married: Phillip Burton
Sister-in-Law of John L. Burton
Died (in office): February 1, 1987 in Washington, D.C.
1948-1950: Associate Director, California Public Affairs Institute
1951-1954: Vice President, California Democratic Council
1956: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
1957-1959: President, San Francisco Democratic Women's Forum
1976, 1980, 1984: Delegate, Democratic National Conventions
- PLACENAME: The Phillip and Sala Burton Academic High School was dedicated in 1984.
Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) [http://bioguide.congress.gov/]