C.S. Taylor Burke Jr., who died Jan. 11, retired as chairman of Burke & Herbert Bank and Trust Co. in 1999, but his legacy remains very much in evidence at the 149-year-old Alexandria, Va., institution.

Throughout his 52-year career Mr. Burke received numerous buyout offers but refused to consider any of them. And today, when people ask his sons, E. Hunt Burke and C.S. Taylor Burke 3d, when the privately held bank plans to sell itself, they give the same answer their father did: no time soon.

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