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Julia Ann Louisell Bourke
School of Nursing

Julia Ann Louisell Bourke, B.S.N., R.N., Clinical Instructor in Nursing (Fundamentals)

B.S.N., St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1963

Clinical Instructor in Nursing (Fundamentals), University of Michigan School of Nursing, 1964-1966, 1968-1969; substitute nurse, Grosse Pointe Schools, Grosse Pointe, Michigan; instructor, Henry Ford Health System.

Julia Louisell Bourke, a native Grosse Pointer, was elected to four-year terms on the Grosse Pointe Board of Education in 1991 and 1995. As a candidate, she favored increased use of technology, computers, and outcomes-based education, and addressing problems such as the district’s aging buildings and lack of green space and athletic field maintenance. She was opposed to a district income tax. Julia Ann Louisell, more commonly known as Julie, was married to Jeremiah Bourke in 1968. She died in 2012 at age 70.