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Burch

BURCH (Soundex B620) — See also BIRCH, BORCH, BORCK, BORK, BOURK, BOURKE, BOURQUE, BUCH, BUNCH, BURACH, BURCHAM, BURCHARD, BURCHELL, BURCHENAL, BURCHET, BURCHETT, BURCHFIELD, BURCHILL, BURCHINAL, BURCHNALL, BURGH, BURK, BURKE, BURQUE, BURSCH, BURTCH, URCH.

  BURCH: See also Alexis Phillip Bailly — John Cabell Breckinridge — Clifton Rodes Breckinridge — Burton Gordon Cameron — Hattie Ophelia Wyatt Caraway — Pamela Burch Fort — J. Burch Joyce — W. Burch Lee — William Barclay McGregor — Marion L. Pillsbury
  Burch, A. D. — of Pauls Valley, Garvin County, Okla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, Alfred — of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1977. Still living as of 1977.
  Burch, Alvan V. (b. 1887) — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Crawford County, Ill., May 27, 1887. Republican. Railway conductor; merchant; president, Blount Plow Works; Indiana State Highway Commissioner, 1921-27; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1944; Indiana state auditor, 1944-48. Methodist. Member, Kiwanis; Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, Arthur W. — of Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Mayor of Spokane, Wash., 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, Benjamin F. (b. 1825) — of Polk County, Ore. Born in Missouri, 1825. Democrat. Farmer; delegate to Oregon state constitutional convention from Polk County, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, Benjamin S. — of Petersburg, Va. Born in Virginia. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1874-77. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, Bill — of Grand Prairie, Dallas County, Tex. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Texas, 1996 (12th District), 2012 (25th District); alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008; candidate for Texas state house of representatives 93rd District, 2008. Still living as of 2012.
  Burch, Byron — of Midland, Midland County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, Charles — of Drake, McHenry County, N.Dak. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, Charles E. — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania. U.S. Consul in Cardiff, 1864-69. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, Clarence — of Oklahoma. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, Clayton I. — of Madison County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Madison County, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, Cleo J. — of Brookfield, Linn County, Mo. Democrat. Postmaster at Brookfield, Mo., 1919-33. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, David R. — U.S. Consul in Malaga, as of 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, Dean (b. 1927) — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Enid, Garfield County, Okla., December 20, 1927. Republican. Lawyer; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1964-65; member, Federal Communications Commission, 1969-74; chair, Federal Communications Commission, 1969-74. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Blue Key. Still living as of 1974.
  Relatives: Son of Bert Alexander Burch and Leola (Atkisson) Burch; married, July 7, 1961, to Patricia Meeks.
  Burch, Donald H. — of Cheraw, Chesterfield County, S.C. Republican. Postmaster at Cheraw, S.C., 1958-70. Still living as of 1970.
  Burch, Edward — of Big Rapids, Mecosta County, Mich. Mayor of Big Rapids, Mich., 2005. Still living as of 2005.
  Burch, Elizabeth (b. 1924) — of Dearborn, Wayne County, Mich. Born in 1924. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 16th District, 1961; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1972, 1976; candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Burch, Faye M. — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Burch, Francis B. (1918-1987) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., November 28, 1918. Democrat. Lawyer; Maryland state attorney general, 1966-78. Catholic. Died in Towson, Baltimore County, Md., June 1, 1987 (age 68 years, 185 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of L. Claude Burch and Constance (Boucher) Burch; married to Mary Patricia Howe.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Burch, Francis M. — of St. Clair County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Clair County, 1913-14. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, Frank M. (b. 1867) — of Sullivan County, Mo. Born in La Belle, Lewis County, Mo., February 9, 1867. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Sullivan County, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, George — of Herkimer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Herkimer County, 1840. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, George B. — of Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa. Mayor of Dubuque, Iowa, 1877. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, Grant, Jr. See U. Grant Burch, Jr.
  Burch, I. L. — of Howard, Miner County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 17th District, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, J. D. — of Murphy, Cherokee County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Burch, Jane — of Grand Prairie, Dallas County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Burch, John — of Monroe, Monroe County, Mich. Mayor of Monroe, Mich., 1850. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, John, Sr. — of East Detroit (now Eastpointe), Macomb County, Mich. Mayor of East Detroit, Mich., 1941. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, John C. — Democrat. Speaker of the Tennessee State Senate, 1857-59; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, John Chilton (1826-1885) — also known as John C. Burch — of Weaverville, Trinity County, Calif. Born in Boone County, Mo., February 1, 1826. Democrat. Lawyer; Trinity County Clerk; member of California state assembly 12th District, 1857-58; U.S. Representative from California at-large, 1859-61. Died in San Francisco, Calif., August 31, 1885 (age 59 years, 211 days). Interment at Sacramento City Cemetery, Sacramento, Calif.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burch, L. M. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, Lee — Republican. Candidate in primary for Texas state board of education 9th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Burch, Lewis R. — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Member of Arizona state house of representatives, 1949-52. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, Lou J. (b. 1863) — of Eaton Rapids, Eaton County, Mich.; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Eaton Rapids, Eaton County, Mich., February 28, 1863. Republican. Publisher, Eaton Rapids Times; editor, Truth, the official organ of the organized liquor interests in Michigan; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1899-1900; defeated, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, May 29, 1884, to Ida M. Bryant.
  Burch, Lucius E., Jr. — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1952 (member, Credentials Committee). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, Luman — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Mayor of Mt. Pleasant, Mich., 1919-20; appointed 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, Marsden C. — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Michigan, 1877-82; circuit judge in Michigan 17th Circuit, 1889-91. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, N. D. See Newton Dexter Burch
  Burch, Newton Dexter (1871-1931) — also known as N. D. Burch — of Boyd County, Neb.; Dallas, Gregory County, S.Dak. Born in Stewartsville, DeKalb County, Mo., June 17, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; Boyd County Attorney, 1903-07; circuit judge in South Dakota, 1921-26; judge of South Dakota state supreme court 4th District, 1926-31; died in office 1931. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Odd Fellows; American Bar Association. Died March 18, 1931 (age 59 years, 274 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George N. Burch and Elizabeth (Dexter) Burch; married, March 15, 1899, to Sadie E. Jarman.
  Burch, O. M. — Nonpartisan candidate for South Dakota state attorney general, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, Oscar G. — of Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo. Republican. Postmaster at Jefferson City, Mo., 1877-81. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, Palmer Lyle (1907-1990) — also known as Palmer L. Burch — of Denver, Colo. Born in Ordway, Crowley County, Colo., March 7, 1907. Republican. Real estate business; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1947-48, 1951-58, 1961-70; candidate for Governor of Colorado, 1958; Colorado state treasurer, 1971-74. Lutheran. Member, Jaycees. Died in Denver, Colo., June 28, 1990 (age 83 years, 113 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Wheat Ridge, Colo.
  Relatives: Married, March 16, 1946, to Elvera M. Hultquist (1909-1999).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Burch, Regina — Natural Law candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Burch, Robert — of Herkimer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Herkimer County, 1810-12. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, Robert L. — of Ohio. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 18th District, 1996, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Burch, Rousseau Angelus (b. 1862) — also known as Rousseau A. Burch — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Born in Williamsport, Warren County, Ind., August 4, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; justice of Kansas state supreme court, 1902-35; chief justice of Kansas state supreme court, 1935-36. Unitarian. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac A. Burch and Mary M. (Schoonover) Burch; married, September 25, 1889, to Clara Louisa Teague.
  Burch, S. R. — of Olathe, Johnson County, Kan. Postmaster at Olathe, Kan., 1883. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, Steven — of Sikeston, Scott County, Mo. Mayor of Sikeston, Mo.; elected 2018. Still living as of 2018.
  Burch, Susan K. — of Georgetown, Scott County, Ky. Postmaster at Georgetown, Ky., 1887. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, Thomas — of Little Falls, Herkimer County, N.Y. Member of New York state senate 16th District, 1848-49. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, Thomas Granville (1869-1951) — also known as Thomas G. Burch — of Martinsville, Va. Born in Henry County, Va., July 3, 1869. Democrat. Banker; director, American Furniture Co.; director, The Henry (hotel); mayor of Martinsville, Va., 1912; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1924, 1940, 1944, 1948; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1931-46 (5th District 1931-33, at-large 1933-35, 5th District 1935-46); U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1946. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Redmen; Kiwanis. Died in Martinsville, Va., March 20, 1951 (age 81 years, 260 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Martinsville, Va.
  Relatives: Son of John W. Burch and Sarah Fannie Burch; married, April 22, 1903, to Mary Anson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burch, Thomas J. — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 30th District, 1972-75, 1978-83; defeated, 1975. Still living as of 1983.
  Burch, U. Grant, Jr. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 28th District, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Burch, W. A. — of St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Missouri state house of representatives from Buchanan County 3rd District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, Walter — of Audrain County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Audrain County, 1905-08. Burial location unknown.
  Burch, William A. — of Butler, Bates County, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


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