Burke J. Carter was a wealthy Connecticut industrialist who died in a mysterious hunting accident in Africa. He left most of his estate to Marshall College, where a building he funded was dedicated to his name.
Behind the scenesEdit
Burke J. Carter was created as part of background information on Marshall College in the Raiders of the Lost Ark Sourcebook. His name is a reference to Carter J. Burke, a Weyland-Yutani corporate lawyer from James Cameron's 1986 film Aliens.