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BURKE (Soundex B620) — See also BERKE, BORCH, BORCK, BORK, BOURK, BOURKE, BOURQUE, BURCH, BUREK, BURGE, BURK, BURKEE, BURKEHOLDER, BURKEMPER, BURKERT, BURKES, BURKET, BURKETT, BURKEY, BURKLE, BURQUE, BURRE.

  BURKE: See also Homer E. Abele — Anne Barnes — Robert Livingston Beeckman — William Burke Belknap — William Carter Burdett — William Carter Burdett, Jr. — Carol Burke-Fonte — Mary Burke-Russell — Edmund Burke Carrigan — J. Burke Clements — Harry Gilman Clough — Cecilia Burke Doyle — Charles Burke Elbrick — Charles Burke Elliott — Kenneth Joseph English — Edmund Frederick Erk — George Evans — James Martin Fitzpatrick — James Ambrose Gallivan — Robert S. Hale — Nathaniel Edwin Harris — Burke Hays — Maynard Holbrook Jackson, Jr. — Roger Joseph Kiley — Arthur Burke Koontz — Burke Mann — Thomas Graham Matney — Anna Burke McCann — Leo Tarcisius McCarthy — C. Burke Morris — J. Burke Morrison — Mary Burke Nicholas — Morgan Joseph O'Brien — L. Burke O'Neal — Thomas Leonard Owens — John Burke Powers — Frances Burke Redick — Timothy Morgan Regan — Burke Riley — Leonard Burke Sand — Gene Burke Scheffler — Burke Spellacy — Charles Burke Stafford — Michael Burke Sullivan — John Leonard Walker — Marion Russell Walker — Burke H. Webb — Helen Burke Wilson — Burke Wilson
  Burke, Adrian Paul (1904-2000) — also known as Adrian P. Burke — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., October 2, 1904. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 13th District, 1938; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1955-73. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Lauderhill, Broward County, Fla., September 3, 2000 (age 95 years, 337 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas F. Burke and Rose Mary Daw Burke; married, December 27, 1934, to Edith Martin.
  Burke, Aedanus (1743-1802) — also known as "Cassius" — of Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C. Born in County Galway, Ireland, June 16, 1743. Circuit judge in South Carolina, 1778; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1778-79; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; delegate to South Carolina convention to ratify U.S. constitution, 1788; U.S. Representative from South Carolina at-large, 1789-91. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., March 30, 1802 (age 58 years, 287 days). Interment at Burnt Church Burial Ground, Jacksonboro, S.C.
  The World War II Liberty ship SS Aedanus Burke (built 1943, scrapped 1964) was named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Burke, Albert G. — of Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cattaraugus County, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Alexander — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 54th District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Alice — of Virginia. Communist. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1940, 1946 (Communist). Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Alice D. — of Westfield, Hampden County, Mass. School teacher; mayor of Westfield, Mass., 1940, 1954-55; defeated, 1937. Female. First woman mayor in Massachusetts history. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Allen G. — of Bancroft, Cuming County, Neb. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1932; chair of Cuming County Republican Party, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Andrew F. — of Port Chester, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Port Chester, N.Y., 1917-21. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Andrew Horace (1850-1918) — also known as Andrew H. Burke — of North Dakota. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 15, 1850. Republican. Cass County Treasurer, 1884; Governor of North Dakota, 1891-93. Died in Roswell, Chaves County, N.M., November 17, 1918 (age 68 years, 186 days). Interment at South Park Cemetery, Roswell, N.M.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burke, Andrew J. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Mayor of Houston, Tex., 1879-80. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Ann — Poor Man's Party candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Burke, Anne See Anne Barnes
  Burke, Annie — of Milford, Worcester County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Anthony F. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County 3rd District, 1902-04. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Bart — of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, Calif. Postmaster at Santa Cruz, Calif., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Billy Brown (b. 1928) — also known as Billy B. Burke — of Glenville, Gilmer County, W.Va. Born in Stouts Mills, Gilmer County, W.Va., March 14, 1928. Democrat. Hardware merchant; farmer; real estate developer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates, 1966-78 (7th District 1966-74, 23rd District 1975-78); appointed 1966; resigned 1978. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Rotary; United Commercial Travelers; Farm Bureau. Still living as of 1978.
  Relatives: Son of Roy H. Burke and Frieda B. (Brown) Burke; married, December 20, 1952, to Marjorie Hardman (1932-).
  Burke, Bob See Robert W. Burke
  Burke, Brian — of Stow, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Burke, Brian B. — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state senate, 1987-92. Still living as of 1992.
  Burke, C. A. — of Malone, Franklin County, N.Y. Postmaster at Malone, N.Y., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Carol M. — of Christiansted, St. Croix, Virgin Islands. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virgin Islands, 1996, 2000, 2008; member of Virgin Islands legislature, 1997-98; member of Democratic National Committee from Virgin Islands, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Burke, Charles — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Charles A. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 23rd District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Charles A. — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1944 (member, Credentials Committee), 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Charles A. — also known as Charlie Burke — American candidate for Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1972; candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1st District, 1972 (American), 1974 (American), 1976 (American Independent). Still living as of 1976.
  Burke, Charles E. — of Carterville, Jasper County, Mo. Republican. Mayor of Carterville, Mo., 1965; defeated, 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
Charles H. Burke Burke, Charles Henry (1861-1944) — also known as Charles H. Burke — of Pierre, Hughes County, S.Dak. Born near Batavia, Genesee County, N.Y., April 1, 1861. Republican. Lawyer; real estate investor; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 26th District, 1895-98; U.S. Representative from South Dakota, 1899-1907, 1909-15 (at-large 1899-1907, 1909-13, 2nd District 1913-15); candidate for U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1914; U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1921-29. Episcopalian. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Ancient Order of United Workmen. Died in Washington, D.C., April 7, 1944 (age 83 years, 6 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Pierre, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Burke and Sarah T. (Beckwith) Burke; married, January 14, 1886, to Caroline Schlosser.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  Burke, Charles L. — Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 17th District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Charles P. — of Bedford, Lawrence County, Ind. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Bedford, Ind., 1952-53; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Charles W. — of Attalla, Etowah County, Ala. Mayor of Attalla, Ala., 1953-59. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Charlie See Charles A. Burke
  Burke, D. J. — of Lewistown, Fergus County, Mont. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1928 (alternate), 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Daniel C. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 32nd District, 1923. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Daniel M. — of East Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from East Haddam, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, David — of Bangor, Northampton County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Bangor, Pa., 1914-23. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, David N. — U.S. Consul in Puerto Cabello, 1886-88; Bahia, 1888-91; Pernambuco, 1893; U.S. Consul General in Tangier, as of 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Dennis — of Berkley, Oakland County, Mich. Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1944; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Oakland County 4th District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Dennis F. — of St. Lawrence County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from St. Lawrence County 2nd District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Dion W. — People's candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Donald — of Unionville, Farmington, Hartford County, Conn. Warden (borough president) of Unionville, Connecticut, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Donald — Communist. Candidate for Governor of Virginia, 1937, 1941. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, E. D. — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, E. E. — of Morristown, Morris County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, E. J., Jr. — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, E. M. — of Mariposa County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 6th District, 1855-56. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, E. W. — U.S. Vice Consul General in Tangier, as of 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, E. W. — of Evanston, Uinta County, Wyo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Earl William — also known as Earl W. Burke — of Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Burbank, Calif., 1959-60. Still living as of 1960.
  Burke, Ed — of Anaconda, Deer Lodge County, Mont. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Ed — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Burke, Edmund (1809-1882) — of New Hampshire. Born in Westminster, Windham County, Vt., January 23, 1809. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1839-45; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1840. Died in Newport, Sullivan County, N.H., January 25, 1882 (age 73 years, 2 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Newport, N.H.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burke, Edmund — of Bozeman, Gallatin County, Mont. Mayor of Bozeman, Mont., 1924-27. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Edmund See Thomas Edmund Burke
  Burke, Edmund — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1940, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Edmund, Jr. (1905-1993) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., February 5, 1905. Democrat. Lawyer; member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1941-43; attorney for Texaco oil company. Catholic. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; American Bar Association. Died, of pneumonia, in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., May 13, 1993 (age 88 years, 97 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edmund Burke and Mabel Jeannette (Rule) Burke; married, July 18, 1939, to Marion Hopkins McDonagh (died 1984).
  Burke, Edward A. — of Louisiana. Democrat. Newspaper editor; Louisiana state treasurer, 1878-88; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1880 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Edward G. — of Saybrook, Middlesex County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Saybrook, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Edward J. — of Olyphant, Lackawanna County, Pa. Burgess of Olyphant, Pennsylvania, 1954-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Edward Raymond (1880-1968) — also known as Edward R. Burke — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Runningwater, Bon Homme County, S.Dak., November 28, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Nebraska 2nd District, 1933-35; U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1935-41. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Kensington, Montgomery County, Md., November 4, 1968 (age 87 years, 342 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Dorsey Burke and Mary (Nolan) Burke; married, December 28, 1911, to Henrietta Flinn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burke, Edwin — of Manila, Philippines. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Philippine Islands, 1928 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee). Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Edwin V. — of Westmont, DuPage County, Ill. Mayor of Westmont, Ill., 1997-99. Still living as of 1999.
  Burke, Elmo, Jr. — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Emmett — of Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 29th District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Eugene A. — of Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Eugene S. — of Morris County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Eugene T. — of Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Francis — of Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Cattaraugus County, 1933, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Francis A. — of New Castle County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 1st District, 1937-38. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Francis H. — of Ellington, Tolland County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Ellington, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Francis M. — of Pikeville, Pike County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1940 (alternate), 1960; member of Kentucky state senate 31st District, 1962-63, 1968-71. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Francis X. — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 4th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Frank — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Mrs. Frank See Mrs. J. Frank Burke
  Burke, Frank See J. Frank Burke
  Burke, Frank — of New Jersey. Basic Reformed Government candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 3rd District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Burke, Frank B. — of Indiana. Democrat. U.S. Attorney for Indiana, 1893-97; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 7th District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Frank C. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Frank Welsh (1920-2007) — also known as Frank W. Burke — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., June 1, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives 37th District, 1958-59; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1959-63; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1969-73; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1972. Catholic. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., June 29, 2007 (age 87 years, 28 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burke, Fred — of Sierra Vista, Cochise County, Ariz. Democrat. Member of Arizona state house of representatives, 1963-64. Still living as of 1964.
  Burke, G. C. — of Cullman County, Ala. Delegate to Alabama convention to ratify 21st amendment from Cullman County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Gary — of Nassau County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly 14th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Burke, Gene See Walter Alexander Burke
  Burke, George — of Powell, Park County, Wyo. Republican. Member of Wyoming state senate, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, George E. — of Ridley Park, Delaware County, Pa. Burgess of Ridley Park, Pennsylvania, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Burke, George J. — of Hutchinson, Reno County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
George J. Burke Burke, George James, Sr. (1885-1950) — also known as George J. Burke — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Northfield Township, Washtenaw County, Mich., December 5, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; Washtenaw County Prosecuting Attorney, 1911-14; law partner of Martin J. Cavanaugh; president, Citizens Mutual Auto Insurance Co.; counsel and director, International Radio Co.; director, Ann Arbor Trust Company, Farmers and Mechanics Bank, Michigan Life Insurance Co.; candidate for Michigan state attorney general, 1916; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1920; candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1926; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee); served as a judge in the Nuremburg war crimes trials. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks; Rotary. Died October 3, 1950 (age 64 years, 302 days). Interment at St. Thomas Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Anthony Burke and Ellen (Dealy) Burke; married, December 29, 1910, to Edna J. Fritts; father of George James Burke, Jr. (1914-1971).
  Political family: Fordney-Burke family of Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  Image source: Ann Arbor Daily News, October 8, 1928
  Burke, George James, Jr. (1914-1971) — also known as George J. Burke, Jr. — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich.; Howell, Livingston County, Mich. Born in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., October 12, 1914. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Washtenaw County 1st District, 1950. Catholic. Died in St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., October 3, 1971 (age 56 years, 356 days). Interment at St. Thomas Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of George James Burke, Sr. (1885-1950) and Edna (Fritts) Burke; married, July 20, 1940, to Amy Fordney (1919-1992; granddaughter of Joseph Warren Fordney).
  Political family: Fordney-Burke family of Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burke, Gerald — of Brockton, Plymouth County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Burke, Glendy — of Louisiana. Mayor of New Orleans, La., 1865. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Gordon L. — of Macon, Bibb County, Ga. U.S. Vice Consul in Swatow, as of 1924; Hankow, as of 1926; Chefoo, as of 1927; Foochow, as of 1932; U.S. Consul in Tientsin, as of 1938; Nuevitas, as of 1943. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Halsey C. — of San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Burke, Harland — of Ipswich, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940 (alternate), 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Harold P. (1895-1981) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., June 6, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; candidate for New York state assembly from Monroe County 4th District, 1929; candidate for New York state senate 46th District, 1930; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of New York, 1937-81; took senior status 1981. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., July 17, 1981 (age 86 years, 41 days). Interment at St. Ann's Cemetery, Palmyra, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Burke and Jennie (Noonan) Burke; married, June 30, 1927, to Margaret M. McKay.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Burke, Harry M. — of Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Manchester; elected 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Harry S. (born c.1898) — of East Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y., about 1898. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1932; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Hartford, 1957-66; member of Connecticut state senate 3rd District, 1967-72. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Haslett Platt (b. 1874) — also known as Haslett P. Burke — of Denver, Colo. Born in Monona County, Iowa, April 28, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; district judge in Colorado 13th District, 1907-19; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1919-49; chief justice of Colorado Supreme Court, 1927-28, 1937-39, 1947-49. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Acacia; Elks; Redmen. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Thomas Burke and Clara Jane (Hardy) Burke; married, March 16, 1904, to Rose M. Sanner.
  Burke, Helen — of Overland, St. Louis County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1956; candidate for Missouri state house of representatives 34th District, 1969. Female. Still living as of 1969.
  Burke, Henry P. — of Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Burke, Herbert See J. Herbert Burke
  Burke, Howard L. — of Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyo. Democrat. Member of Wyoming state house of representatives from Laramie County, 1965. Still living as of 1965.
  Burke, J. A. — of Klamath Falls, Klamath County, Ore. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, J. F. — of Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass. Postmaster at Quincy, Mass., 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, J. F. — Republican. Candidate in primary for Governor of Ohio, 1924; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Mrs. J. Frank — of California. Democrat. Presidential Elector for California, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, J. Frank — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, J. Herbert (1913-1993) — of Hollywood, Broward County, Fla.; Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Fla. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 14, 1913. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Florida, 1967-79 (10th District 1967-73, 12th District 1973-79); defeated, 1955 (6th District), 1978 (12th District); delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1972. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Eagles; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Disabled American Veterans; Elks; Moose; Kiwanis. Arrested in 1978 for being drunk and disruptive in the parking lot of a strip club; pleaded guilty to public drunkenness, disorderly conduct and witness tampering. Died in Fern Park, Seminole County, Fla., June 16, 1993 (age 80 years, 153 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burke, J. M. — of Petersburg, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, James A. (1890-1965) — of Hollis, Queens, Queens County, N.Y.; Little Neck, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 3, 1890. Democrat. Worked for various railroads as clerk, train dispatcher, and car accountant; stock supervisor, Brooklyn Navy Yard; real estate broker; member of New York state assembly from Queens County 4th District, 1931-33, 1935; defeated, 1933; borough president of Queens, New York, 1942-49; defeated in primary, 1937. Died in Little Neck, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., September 12, 1965 (age 75 years, 193 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married, February 19, 1913, to Grace L. Kearns.
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  Burke, James Alexander — Right To Life candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 9th District, 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  Burke, James Anthony (1910-1983) — also known as James A. Burke — of Milton, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 30, 1910. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1937-43; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1959-79 (13th District 1959-63, 11th District 1963-79); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1960, 1964. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 13, 1983 (age 73 years, 197 days). Interment at Milton Cemetery, Milton, Mass.
  Relatives: Married to Margaret Ethel Grant (c.1910-1964).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burke, James D. — of Tolland, Tolland County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Tolland, 1937-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, James E. — of Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1904; postmaster at Burlington, Vt., 1915-23; candidate for Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, James F. — of Stelton (now part of Edison), Middlesex County, N.J. Postmaster at Stelton, N.J., 1897-1904, 1910-15, 1917-29. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, James F. — of Brockton, Plymouth County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Burke, James Francis (1867-1932) — also known as James F. Burke — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Petroleum Center, Venango County, Pa., October 21, 1867. Republican. Lawyer; Secretary of Republican National Committee, 1892; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 31st District, 1905-15; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1908, 1932 (alternate). Catholic. Died in Washington, D.C., August 8, 1932 (age 64 years, 292 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burke, James G. — of Dixon, Lee County, Ill. Mayor of Dixon, Ill., 1999-. Still living as of 2007.
  Burke, James H. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, James J. — of Marshfield, Wood County, Wis. Mayor of Marshfield, Wis., 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, James M. — of Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Manchester, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, James M. — of Franklin, Merrimack County, N.H. Democrat. Elected New Hampshire state house of representatives from Franklin 2nd Ward 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, James Michael — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Kentucky state house of representatives 33rd District, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Burke, James T. — of Denver, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, James W. — Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Illinois 10th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Jane Margaret See Jane Margaret Byrne
  Burke, Jerome U. — of Essex County, N.J. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1964-65; defeated, 1965. Still living as of 1965.
  Burke, Jerome U. — of Monmouth County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly 11th District, 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Burke, Jim — of Morristown, Hamblen County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Jimmie Dale — of Michigan. American Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 4th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Burke, John — of Virginia. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, John — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, John (1859-1937) — of Devils Lake, Ramsey County, N.Dak.; Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak.; Bismarck, Burleigh County, N.Dak. Born in Sigourney, Keokuk County, Iowa, February 25, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; member of North Dakota state house of representatives, 1891; member of North Dakota state senate, 1893-97; Governor of North Dakota, 1907-13; candidate for Democratic nomination for Vice President, 1912; Treasurer of the United States, 1913-21; candidate for U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1916; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Dakota, 1924; justice of North Dakota state supreme court, 1925-37; chief justice of North Dakota state supreme court, 1935-36. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died May 14, 1937 (age 78 years, 78 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Bismarck, N.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of John Burke and Mary (Ryan) Burke; married, August 22, 1891, to Mary E. Kane.
  Cross-reference: Usher L. Burdick
  Burke County, N.Dak. is named for him.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burke, John — of Ohio County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Ohio County, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, John — Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 5th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, John — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 16th District, 1936, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, John — of Vancouver, Clark County, Wash. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Burke, John C. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, John C. — of Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass. Candidate for mayor of Fitchburg, Mass., 1999. Still living as of 1999.
  Burke, John E. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. American Labor candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 3rd District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, John E. — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, John Edmund — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Candidate for Minnesota state senate 40th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, John H. — of Ballston Spa, Saratoga County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Saratoga County 1st District, 1887; chair of Saratoga County Democratic Party, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, John H. — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, John H. — of Tarrytown, Westchester County, N.Y. Postmaster at Tarrytown, N.Y., 1937-43. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, John H., Jr. — of Dedham, Norfolk County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, John H. — of Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 19th District, 1964; candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 14th District, 1965; candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 6th Circuit, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Burke, John Harley (1894-1951) — also known as John H. Burke — of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Excelsior, Richland County, Wis., June 2, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; oil producer; real estate business; U.S. Representative from California 18th District, 1933-35. Died in a hospital at Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 14, 1951 (age 56 years, 346 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Los Angeles, Calif.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burke, John J. — of Norman, Cleveland County, Okla. Republican. Postmaster at Norman, Okla., 1902-14. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, John J. — of East Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Hartford; elected 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, John J. — of Gloucester, Essex County, Mass. Mayor of Gloucester, Mass.; elected 1918. Burial location unknown.
John L. Burke Burke, John L. (b. 1856) — of Hot Springs, Fall River County, S.Dak. Born in Ohio, 1856. Republican. Stone dealer; quarryman; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 44th District, 1893-94; member of South Dakota state senate 41st District, 1901-04. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  Burke, John L. — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Waterbury, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, John M. — of Idaho. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, John P. — of Faribault County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 5, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Burke, John P. — of Franklin, Merrimack County, N.H. Socialist. Candidate for Governor of New Hampshire, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, John P. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, John P. — of Eaton, Preble County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Burke, John P. S. — of Lawrence, Essex County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Burke, John Richard (1924-1993) — also known as John R. Burke — of Wisconsin. Born in 1924. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Guyana, 1977-79. Died in 1993 (age about 69 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Burke, John V. — of Middlesex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Middlesex County, 1933-36. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, John W. — of Mechanicville, Saratoga County, N.Y. Mayor of Mechanicville, N.Y., 1920-21. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Joseph See M. Joseph Burke
  Burke, Joseph — Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Burke, Joseph C. — U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of California, 1921-25. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Joseph P. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Burke, Joseph W. — of Jacksonville, Calhoun County, Ala.; Mobile, Mobile County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1868, 1872, 1876; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1881. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Joseph W. — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Born in Pennsylvania. Republican. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 3rd Texas District, 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Josephine C. — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Kathy — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Burke, Kevin M. — of Massachusetts. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Burke, L. N. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, L. Paul — of Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Greenwich, 1935-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Leo — of Lantry, Dewey County, S.Dak. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Leo P. — Farmer-Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 1st District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Leonard John — also known as Leonard J. Burke — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1935; candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 5th District, 1946; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 15th District, 1948; candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Lillian W. — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Burke, Lloyd Hudson (1916-1988) — also known as Lloyd H. Burke — of Piedmont, Alameda County, Calif. Born in Oakland, Alameda County, Calif., April 1, 1916. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California, 1953-58; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of California, 1958-79; took senior status 1979. Member, Native Sons of the Golden West; Phi Delta Phi; Elks; Union League. Died in Oakland, Alameda County, Calif., March 15, 1988 (age 71 years, 349 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James H. Burke and Edna L. (Taylor) Burke; married, April 27, 1941, to Virginia Joan Kerchum.
  Burke, Loretta — of Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1936. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, M. J. (c.1857-1905) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Carleton County, Ontario, about 1857. Newspaper work; U.S. Consul in SAINT Thomas, 1897-1905, died in office 1905. Died, of pneumonia, in St. Thomas, Ontario, March 15, 1905 (age about 48 years). Burial location unknown.
  Burke, M. J. — of Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif. Mayor of Sacramento, Calif., 1912-15. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, M. Joseph — of Casper, Natrona County, Wyo. Republican. Member of Wyoming state house of representatives from Natrona County, 1965. Still living as of 1965.
  Burke, Malcolm C. — of Alabama. Alabama state auditor, 1886. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Malcolm C. — U.S. Vice Consul in Hamburg, as of 1926-32. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Marge See Marjorie H. Burke
  Burke, Marjorie H. (b. 1932) — also known as Marge Burke; Marjorie Hardman — of Glenville, Gilmer County, W.Va.; Sand Fork, Gilmer County, W.Va. Born in Burnsville, Braxton County, W.Va., November 14, 1932. Democrat. Farmer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates, 1978, 1981-90, 1995-96 (23rd District 1978, 1981-82, 9th District 1983-90, 34th District 1995-96); appointed 1978; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1996, 2000 (alternate), 2008. Female. Baptist. Member, Order of the Eastern Star; Farm Bureau. Still living as of 2008.
  Relatives: Daughter of George D. Hardman and Hazel B. Hardman; married, December 20, 1952, to Billy Brown Burke (1928-).
  Burke, Martin P. — of Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 6th District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Mary Agnes See Mary Agnes Gillen
  Burke, Michael — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1844. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Michael Edmund (1863-1918) — also known as Michael E. Burke — of Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wis. Born in Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wis., October 15, 1863. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1891-94; member of Wisconsin state senate, 1895-98; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1904; mayor of Beaver Dam, Wis., 1908-11; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin, 1911-17 (6th District 1911-13, 2nd District 1913-17). Died in Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wis., December 12, 1918 (age 55 years, 58 days). Interment at St. Patrick's Cemetery, Beaver Dam, Wis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burke, Michael J. — of Illinois. U.S. Consul in Port Stanley, 1897; SAINT Thomas, 1897-1905. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Michael J. — American Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 39th District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Michael N. — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Mike — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Candidate for mayor of Kansas City, Mo., 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Burke, N. C. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Norbert T. — of Summit, Union County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, P. E. — of Scobey, Daniels County, Mont. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1916 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee), 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Patrick C. — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Litchfield, 1902; first selectman of Litchfield, Connecticut, 1910-15, 1919-22. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Patrick J. — of Cheshire, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Cheshire, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Patrick J. — of McMechen, Marshall County, W.Va. Democrat. Postmaster at McMechen, W.Va., 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Patrick Walton, Sr. — of Louisiana. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Louisiana, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Burke, Paul See L. Paul Burke
  Burke, Paul — of Nebraska. Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Nebraska 3rd District, 1940, 1942, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Paul — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Candidate in primary for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Paul E. — of Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Paul V. — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Democrat. Postmaster at New Orleans, La., 1968-83 (acting, 1968). Still living as of 1983.
  Burke, Mrs. Peter — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1944 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee). Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Peter A. — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Democrat. Member of Nevada state house of representatives, 1950; Speaker of the Nevada State House of Representatives, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Porteus R. — of New Iberia, Iberia Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1916, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Primus — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Burke, Raymond Hugh (1881-1954) — also known as Raymond H. Burke — of Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio. Born in Nicholsville, Clermont County, Ohio, November 4, 1881. Republican. University professor; insurance business; songwriter; mayor of Hamilton, Ohio, 1928-40; member of Ohio state senate, 1942-46; U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1947-49. Member, Rotary. Died in Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio, August 18, 1954 (age 72 years, 287 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Hamilton, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Fletcher Burke and Mary Jane (McNair) Burke; married, June 24, 1908, to Daisy Minnich.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burke, Raymond J. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 21st District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Richard — Democrat. Candidate for secretary of state of Iowa, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Richard — Republican. Candidate for Texas state board of education 13th District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Burke, Mrs. Richard K. — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Burke, Richard K. — U.S. Attorney for Arizona, 1969-72. Still living as of 1972.
  Burke, Richard L. — of Appomattox County, Va. Member of Virginia state house of delegates from Appomattox County, 1916-19. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Richard M. — U.S. Consul in Chihuahua, as of 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Robert Bertram — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Burke, Robert E. — of Newburyport, Essex County, Mass. Mayor of Newburyport, Mass., 1910-12. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Robert E. — of Hennepin County, Minn. Candidate for Minnesota state senate 29th District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Robert Emmet (1847-1901) — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born near Dadeville, Tallapoosa County, Ala., August 1, 1847. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; county judge in Texas, 1878-88; district judge in Texas 14th District, 1888-96; U.S. Representative from Texas 6th District, 1897-1901; died in office 1901. Died in Dallas, Dallas County, Tex., June 5, 1901 (age 53 years, 308 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Dallas, Tex.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burke, Robert Emmet (b. 1858) — also known as Robert E. Burke — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September, 1858. Democrat. Printer; campaign manager, Carter Harrison for Chicago Mayor, 1893, and for Carter Harrison, Jr. in 1897, 1899, and 1901; Chicago oil inspector, 1897-1901; granite contractor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1900, 1904, 1916; member of Illinois Democratic State Committee, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Richard M. Burke and Catherine Burke; married 1890 to Louise J. Spangenberg.
  Burke, Robert H. — of Westchester County, N.Y. American Labor candidate for New York state senate 31st District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Robert J. — of Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va. Democrat. Treasurer of West Virginia Democratic Party, 1969; chair of Ohio County Democratic Party, 1969-70; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Burke, Robert R. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1st District, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Burke, Robert W. — also known as Bob Burke — of De Witt, Clinton County, Iowa. Democrat. Candidate for Iowa state senate 37th District, 1970; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Burke, Rolinda — of Anaheim, Orange County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Burke, Russ — of Michigan. Libertarian. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Burke, Sabina B. (1859-1949) — of Walnut, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Born in Moscow, Muscatine County, Iowa, November 21, 1859. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1928. Female. Irish ancestry. Died in Walnut, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, April 3, 1949 (age 89 years, 133 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Festus Flynn and Sarah H. (Barnett) Flynn; married 1884 to William F. Burke (1854-1930).
  Burke, Sarah E. — of Stelton (now part of Edison), Middlesex County, N.J. Postmaster at Stelton, N.J., 1929-47 (acting, 1929). Female. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Stephen — of New York. Liberal. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 24th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Burke, Steve J. — of River Rouge, Wayne County, Mich. Candidate for mayor of River Rouge, Mich., 1988 (primary), 1991. Still living as of 1991.
  Burke, T. Edmund See Thomas Edmund Burke
  Burke, Teresa G. — of Renovo, Clinton County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Renovo, Pa., 1923-36 (acting, 1923-24). Female. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Thomas (c.1747-1783) — of Orange County, N.C. Born in Galway, Ireland, about 1747. Physician; lawyer; delegate to North Carolina state constitutional convention, 1776; Delegate to Continental Congress from North Carolina, 1776; member of North Carolina state legislature, 1777; Governor of North Carolina, 1781-82. Died near Hillsborough, Orange County, N.C., December 2, 1783 (age about 36 years). Interment a private or family graveyard, Orange County, N.C.
  Burke County, N.C. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burke, Thomas (1849-1925) — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Clinton County, N.Y., December 22, 1849. Lawyer; King County Probate Judge, 1876-80; candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from Washington Territory, 1880; chief justice of Washington territorial supreme court, 1888-89. While speaking at the semi-annual meeting of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, he suffered a stroke of apoplexy and died, in the offices of the Carnegie Foundation, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 4, 1925 (age 75 years, 347 days). Present at the meeting were Nicholas Murray Butler (who caught him as he collapsed), Elihu Root, Robert Lansing, John W. Davis, David Jayne Hill, Gov. Andrew Jackson Montague, Sen. LeRoy Percy, and others. Interment at Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of James Burke and Bridget Della (Ryan) Burke; married, October 6, 1879, to Caroline E. McGilvra.
  Burke, Thomas (b. 1888) — also known as Tom Burke — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Newfoundland, June 25, 1888. Democrat. Member of Michigan state senate 18th District, 1937-38; defeated in primary, 1934, 1938, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Thomas — of Bismarck, Burleigh County, N.Dak. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Dakota, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Thomas — Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 39th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Thomas A. (1898-1971) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 30, 1898. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1946-53; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1952 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1956, 1960, 1964; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1953-54. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Phi Alpha Delta. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, December 5, 1971 (age 73 years, 36 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas A. Burke and Lillian (McNeil) Burke; married, June 25, 1924, to Josephine Lyon.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burke, Thomas A. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from 5th Senatorial District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Burke, Thomas Carrick — also known as Thomas C. Burke — of Baker City, Baker County, Ore. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1912 (speaker), 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Thomas Edmund — also known as T. Edmund Burke — U.S. Vice Consul in Malmo, as of 1926; Gothenberg, as of 1927; Oslo, as of 1929; Helsingfors, as of 1932; Quebec City, as of 1938-40; Punta Arenas, as of 1943. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Thomas F. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1878. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Thomas F. — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Thomas F. — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Burke, Thomas G. — of Oak Hill, Fayette County, W.Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Oak Hill, W.Va., 1913-21. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Thomas H. — of East Windsor, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from East Windsor, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Thomas Henry (b. 1886) — of Hardin, Big Horn County, Mont.; Billings, Yellowstone County, Mont. Born in Sheldon, Ransom County, N.Dak., February 7, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Montana state senate, 1940. Member, Phi Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Henry Burke and Bridget Elizabeth (Boyle) Burke; married, August 4, 1910, to Effie L. Lindstrom.
  Burke, Thomas Henry (1904-1959) — also known as Thomas H. Burke — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, May 6, 1904. Democrat. Official, United Auto Workers union, 1938-48; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1941-42; U.S. Representative from Ohio 9th District, 1949-51; defeated, 1950. Died in Arlington, Arlington County, Va., September 12, 1959 (age 55 years, 129 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burke, Thomas J. — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Mayor of Huntington, W.Va., 1874-76, 1877-78. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Thomas J. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Bronx County 1st District, 1925; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1928; Veterans League candidate for New York state senate 21st District, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Thomas M. (b. 1898) — of Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Lawrence, Essex County, Mass., May 30, 1898. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Massachusetts state senate Eighth Suffolk District, 1935-36; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Knights of Columbus; Catholic Order of Foresters; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Moose. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Thomas Patrick — of Pennsylvania. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 13th District, 1996, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Burke, Timothy (b. 1866) — of Wayside, Brown County, Wis.; Green Bay, Brown County, Wis. Born in Morrison town, Brown County, Wis., February 2, 1866. Republican. School teacher; farmer; lawyer; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1895-96, 1907-08 (Brown County 2nd District 1895-96, Brown County 1st District 1907-08); Brown County Sheriff, 1901-02; chair of Brown County Republican Party, 1904-11; member of Wisconsin state senate 2nd District, 1909-24. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Timothy Farrar (b. 1855) — also known as Timothy F. Burke — of Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyo. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 27, 1855. Republican. Lawyer; member of Wyoming territorial legislature, 1892; U.S. Attorney for Wyoming, 1898-1907, 1907-11. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William C. Burke and Sarah E. (Farrar) Burke; married 1879 to Blanche Harvey.
  Burke, Tom See Thomas Burke
  Burke, Tom — of Billings, Yellowstone County, Mont. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1940 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Veronica — of Onalaska, La Crosse County, Wis. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 2000, 2004 (alternate). Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Burke, Verta — of Mt. Dora, Lake County, Fla. Republican. Presidential Elector for Florida, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Burke, Vincent C. — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky.; Washington, D.C. Democrat. Postmaster at Washington, D.C., 1936-48. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, W. A. 'Gene' See Walter Alexander Burke
  Burke, Wallace D. (1862-1914) — of Owosso, Shiawassee County, Mich. Born in Canada, October 6, 1862. Democrat. Saloon keeper; mayor of Owosso, Mich., 1908-11. Died in Owosso, Shiawassee County, Mich., August 27, 1914 (age 51 years, 325 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Owosso, Mich.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burke, Wallace R. — of Farmington, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1956; member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1968-69. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Walter Alexander (1895-1967) — also known as W. A. 'Gene' Burke — of Beckley, Raleigh County, W.Va. Born in Fleming County, Ky., June 6, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; mayor of Beckley, W.Va., 1946-48, 1950-51; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Raleigh County, 1947-50, 1953-56. Christian. Member, Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Elks; Moose; American Legion. Died in June, 1967 (age about 71 years). Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Walter H. — of Pierre, Hughes County, S.Dak. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1928 (alternate), 1944. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Walter J. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 6th District, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Walter W. — of Marysville, Yuba County, Calif. Mayor of Marysville, Calif., 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Wilfred C. — of River Rouge, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1936 (alternate), 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, Wilfred H. — of River Rouge, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1948, 1952, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, William — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Postmaster at Cincinnati, Ohio, 1814-41. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, William, Sr. — of New York. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, William, Jr. — of Holtville, Imperial County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, William A. — of Garfield, Bergen County, N.J. Mayor of Garfield, N.J., 1922-23. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, William A. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, William F. — of Mercer County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Mercer County, 1906-07. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, William H. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, William H., Jr. — of Hatfield, Hampshire County, Mass.; Northampton, Hampshire County, Mass. Democrat. Massachusetts Democratic state chair, 1939; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940, 1944, 1956; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1946-51. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, William H. — Democrat. Candidate for Governor of Kansas, 1940, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, William H. — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Burke, William I. — of Melvindale, Wayne County, Mich. Mayor of Melvindale, Mich., 1959-60. Still living as of 1960.
  Burke, William J. — of Missouri Valley, Harrison County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1912, 1924; candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 9th District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, William J. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Welfare candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 8th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, William J. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 4th District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, William Joseph (1862-1925) — also known as William J. Burke — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born near London, England of Irish parents, September 25, 1862. Railway conductor; chairman, general committee of adjustment, Order of Railway Conductors; member of Pennsylvania state senate 42nd District, 1915-18; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania at-large, 1919-23; Progressive candidate for U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1922. Irish ancestry. Member, Order of Railway Conductors; Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. Died in Callery Junction, Butler County, Pa., November 7, 1925 (age 63 years, 43 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burke, William L. — of Hamilton, Madison County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention 39th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burke, William Warren (b. 1897) — also known as William W. Burke — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., July 13, 1897. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; merchant; member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 3rd District, 1933-42. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, November 19, 1929, to Clara Feltz.
  Burke, William X. — of Hudson County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly District 12-B, 1969. Still living as of 1969.
  Burke, Yvonne Brathwaite (b. 1932) — also known as Yvonne B. Burke; Perle Yvonne Watson; Yvonne W. Brathwaite — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Marina del Rey, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 5, 1932. Democrat. Lawyer; member of California state assembly, 1966-72; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1968, 1972 (alternate), 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; speaker, 1984; U.S. Representative from California, 1973-79 (37th District 1973-75, 28th District 1975-79); candidate in primary for California state attorney general, 1978; member of Democratic National Committee from California, 2004. Female. African ancestry. Still living as of 2008.
  Relatives: Daughter of James A. Watson and Lola (Moore) Watson; married to Louis Brathwaite; married, June 14, 1972, to William A. Burke.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


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