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BURDICK (Soundex B632) — See also BARDACKE, BUNDICK, BURD, BURDIC, BURDIKOFF, BURDINE, BURDITT, DICK, HARDICK, HURDIC, MURDICK, PURDICK.

  BURDICK: See also John Nelson Carlisle — Frederick S. Eaton — William Burdick Empie — Samuel Eaton Jones — Herbert Burdett Maxson — Myron J. Muncy — George Herrick West
  Burdick, Abraham — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. American Labor candidate for New York state senate 8th District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burdick, Albertus Crary (1877-1958) — also known as Albertus C. Burdick — of Jewett City, Griswold, New London County, Conn. Born in Griswold, New London County, Conn., December 17, 1877. Democrat. Real estate agent; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Griswold, 1902, 1906. Died in Norwich, New London County, Conn., April 4, 1958 (age 80 years, 108 days). Interment at Pachaug Cemetery, Griswold, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Orrin Fowler Burdick (1829-1882) and Mary Burdick; third cousin thrice removed of Ezekiel Cornell (1733-1800).
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Durfee-Wanton family of Newport, Rhode Island; Cornell family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; King family; Hatfield-Cornell-Woolsey family of New York; Pendleton family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burdick, Alfred L. — of Westbrook, Middlesex County, Conn. Republican. First selectman of Westbrook, Connecticut, 1901; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Westbrook; elected 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Burdick, Allen B. — of Preston, New London County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Preston; elected 1912; defeated, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Burdick, Alvin H. — of Coldwater, Branch County, Mich. Village president of Coldwater, Michigan, 1854-55. Burial location unknown.
  Burdick, Ben See Benjamin D. Burdick
  Burdick, Benjamin D. (1903-1987) — also known as Ben Burdick — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Birmingham, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Lawrence, Essex County, Mass., July 2, 1903. Republican. Lawyer; candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1930; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1948, 1956 (member, Credentials Committee), 1960 (alternate); member of Wayne State University board of governors; elected 1959; circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1963-77; appointed 1963. Jewish. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; B'nai B'rith; American Jewish Congress; American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Died in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., December 5, 1987 (age 84 years, 156 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Brother of Irwin H. Burdick (1913-1992).
  Political family: Burdick-Hochman family of Detroit, Michigan.
  Burdick, Beriah E. — of Preston, New London County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Preston; elected 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Burdick, Carlisle See R. Carlisle Burdick
  Burdick, Charles W. — Republican. Secretary of state of Wyoming, 1895-99. Burial location unknown.
  Burdick, Clark (1868-1948) — of Newport, Newport County, R.I. Born in Newport, Newport County, R.I., January 13, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1906-08; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1912; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1915-16; mayor of Newport, R.I., 1917-18; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 1st District, 1919-33. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died August 27, 1948 (age 80 years, 227 days). Interment at St. Mary's Episcopal Cemetery, Portsmouth, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of J. Truman Burdick and Emily F. (Sherman) Burdick; married, February 9, 1898, to Elizabeth L. Peckham.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burdick, Clayton E. — of Atlantic County, N.J. Democrat. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly from Atlantic County, 1950; candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 2nd District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burdick, Clem See J. Clem Burdick
  Burdick, Denton — Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Burdick, Don See Donald G. Burdick
  Burdick, Donald E. — of Griswold, New London County, Conn. Democrat. First selectman of Griswold, Connecticut; elected 1989. Still living as of 1989.
  Burdick, Donald G. — also known as Don Burdick — of Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla. Republican. Presidential Elector for Oklahoma, 2004; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Burdick, Earl S. — of Milwaukie, Clackamas County, Ore. Mayor of Milwaukie, Ore., 1937-40; resigned 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burdick, Edmund H. — of Preston, New London County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Preston, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Burdick, F. N. See Frank Noyes Burdick
  Burdick, Francis — of Laurel Glen, North Stonington, New London County, Conn. Postmaster at Laurel Glen, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Burdick, Frank Noyes (1839-1917) — also known as F. N. Burdick — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Vermillion, Clay County, S.Dak.; East Guilford, Guilford, Windham County, Vt. Born in Guilford, Windham County, Vt., September 14, 1839. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; physician; newspaper editor; member Dakota territorial council, 1883-84. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died, from arteriosclerosis and interstitial nephritis, in Guilford, Windham County, Vt., February 22, 1917 (age 77 years, 161 days). Interment at Christ Church Cemetery, Manhasset, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Thompson Edwin Burdick (1810-1892) and Elizabeth 'Betsy' (Noyes) Burdick (1813-1901); married, September 2, 1862, to Amelia Bowker; married to Nina Davis (1837-1916).
  Epitaph: "Physician and Friend."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burdick, Ginny — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Burdick, Irwin H. (1913-1992) — of Detroit west side, Wayne County, Mich.; Northville, Wayne County, Mich. Born May 2, 1913. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1960, 1964, 1968; circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1976-81; defeated, 1974. Died in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., June 10, 1992 (age 79 years, 39 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Brother of Benjamin D. Burdick; uncle of Larry Hochman (1928?-).
  Political family: Burdick-Hochman family of Detroit, Michigan.
  Burdick, J. Clem — of Union City, Obion County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1924 (alternate), 1932, 1936 (alternate), 1940 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Burdick, James — of California. Member of California state assembly 19th District, 1859-60. Burial location unknown.
  Burdick, James M. — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from New Britain, 1902, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Burdick, James W. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 17th District, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Burdick, Jerry H. — of Wellsville, Allegany County, N.Y. Democrat. Chair of Allegany County Democratic Party, 1945; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burdick, Jocelyn Birch (b. 1922) — also known as Jocelyn Birch Peterson — of Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak. Born in Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak., February 6, 1922. Democrat. U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1992; appointed 1992. Female. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married 1960 to Quentin Northrop Burdick (1908-1992) (son of Usher Lloyd Burdick).
  Political family: Burdick family of Fargo, North Dakota.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Burdick, Joel — of Chenango County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chenango County, 1845. Burial location unknown.
  Burdick, John R. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1948, 1960 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burdick, Leon S. — of Chaplin, Windham County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Chaplin, 1939-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burdick, M. M. — of Moose Meadow, Willington, Tolland County, Conn. Postmaster at Moose Meadow, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Burdick, Margaret C. — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1960, 1964 (alternate), 1968 (alternate). Female. Still living as of 1968.
  Burdick, Martin V. — of Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Circuit judge in Iowa 10th District, 1869-72. Burial location unknown.
  Burdick, Mathew L. — of Tolland, Tolland County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Tolland, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Burdick, Morton H. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1st District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Burdick, Naomi Lee — of Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Burdick, Nelson (1820-1908) — of Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y. Born in Point Peninsula, Jefferson County, N.Y., December 28, 1820. Democrat. Carriage manufacturer; mayor of Watertown, N.Y., 1882-83. Member, Freemasons. Died in Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y., February 20, 1908 (age 87 years, 54 days). Interment at Brookside Cemetery, Watertown, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Adam Burdick and Elizabeth (Moore) Burdick; married, March 7, 1844, to Catherine Getman (1824-1846); married to Delia Getman (1828-1911); father of Catherine Rose Delancy Burdick (1845-1885; who married William Shuler Carlisle); grandfather of John Nelson Carlisle (1866-1931).
  Political family: Carlisle family of Watertown, New York.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burdick, Noah Whittier (b. 1855) — also known as Noah W. Burdick — of Milbrook, Mecosta County, Mich.; Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich.; Mancelona, Antrim County, Mich. Born in Dexter, Penobscot County, Maine, September 6, 1855. Republican. Harness manufacturer; real estate business; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1899-1900, 1907-10 (Antrim District 1899-1900, Antrim County 1907-10). Burial location unknown.
  Burdick, Percy C. — of Westbrook, Middlesex County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Westbrook, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Burdick, Quentin Northrop (1908-1992) — also known as Quentin N. Burdick; "King of Pork" — of Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak. Born in Munich, Cavalier County, N.Dak., June 19, 1908. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota, 1942; candidate for Governor of North Dakota, 1946; U.S. Representative from North Dakota at-large, 1959-60; U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1960-92; defeated, 1956; died in office 1992. Congregationalist. Member, Sigma Nu; Freemasons; Elks; Eagles. Died, from heart disease, in St. Luke's Hospital, Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak., September 8, 1992 (age 84 years, 81 days). Interment at Bohemian Cemetery, Silver Lake, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Usher Lloyd Burdick and Emma Robertson Burdick; brother of Eileen Burdick (who married Robert Woodrow Levering (1914-1989)); married, March 18, 1933, to Marietta Janecky (1912-1958); married 1960 to Jocelyn Birch Peterson.
  Political family: Burdick family of Fargo, North Dakota.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Burdick, R. Carlisle — Member of Minnesota territorial House of Representatives 7th District, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Burdick, Roger S. — Justice of Idaho state supreme court, 2003-; appointed 2003. Still living as of 2009.
  Burdick, Theodore Weld (1836-1898) — of Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Evansburg (now Conneaut Lake), Crawford County, Pa., October 7, 1836. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; banker; U.S. Representative from Iowa 3rd District, 1877-79; member of Iowa state senate, 1886-87. Died in Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa, July 16, 1898 (age 61 years, 282 days). Interment at Phelps Cemetery, Decorah, Iowa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burdick, Usher Lloyd (1879-1960) — also known as Usher L. Burdick — of Williston, Williams County, N.Dak. Born in Owatonna, Steele County, Minn., February 21, 1879. Republican. Member of North Dakota state house of representatives, 1907-09; Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota, 1911-12; Williams County State's Attorney, 1913; law partner of ex-Gov. John Burke in 1920s; U.S. Representative from North Dakota at-large, 1935-45, 1949-59; defeated, 1932; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1936. Member, Freemasons; Sons of the American Revolution; Farm Bureau. Died in Washington, D.C., August 19, 1960 (age 81 years, 180 days). Interment in private or family graveyard.
  Relatives: Son of Ozias W. Burdick and Lucy (Farnum) Burdick; married 1901 to Emma Robertson; father of Quentin Northrop Burdick (1908-1992) (who married Jocelyn Birch Peterson) and Eileen Rosemary Burdick (who married Robert Woodrow Levering).
  Political family: Burdick family of Fargo, North Dakota.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Burdick, Walter (b. 1893) — of Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn. Born in Viola Township, Olmsted County, Minn., April 23, 1893. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 4, 1939-46; member of Minnesota state senate 4th District, 1947-58; defeated, 1958. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Burdick, Zebulon P. — of Janesville, Rock County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state senate, 1859-60. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Zebulon Montgomery Pike


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