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BURKE-FONTE (Soundex B621)

  Burke-Fonte, Carol — of Washtenaw County, Mich. Human Rights candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 53rd District, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.


BURKE-RUSSELL (Soundex B626)

  Burke-Russell, Mary — of Hollywood, St. Mary's County, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.


BURKEE (Soundex B620) — See also BARCA, BARCHI, BARCO, BARKEY, BERKA, BERKEY, BERKY, BOURCY, BUREK, BURK, BURKE, BURKEHOLDER, BURKEMPER, BURKERT, BURKES, BURKET, BURKETT, BURKEY, DURKEE.

  Burkee, Wallace (born c.1927) — of Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wis. Born about 1927. Mayor of Kenosha, Wis., 1967-. Still living as of 1972.


BURKEHOLDER (Soundex B624) — See also AFFHOLDER, BURKE, BURKEE, BURKEMPER, BURKERT, BURKES, BURKET, BURKETT, BURKEY, BURKHOLDER, DAKEHOYLOUS, DUEHOLM, DYKEHOUSE, FRUEHOLZ, HOLDER, HOLDERBY, HOLDERIED, HOLDERITH, HOLDERMAN, HOLDERNESS, HOUSEHOLDER, HOUSHOLDER, KEHO, KEHOE, LIGHTHOLDER, LUETKENHOLDER, MOSSHOLDER, RIECKEHOFF, SANEHOLTZ, SCHOLDERER, SPIKEHORN, STEEHOLM.

  Burkeholder, Abraham H. — Member of Missouri state senate 5th District, 1877-80. Burial location unknown.


BURKEMPER (Soundex B625) — See also BAUERCAMPER, BERKEMEYER, BURKE, BURKEE, BURKEHOLDER, BURKERT, BURKES, BURKET, BURKETT, BURKEY, KEMMERORKEMMERER, KEMPE, KEMPER, NATTKEMPER, STEGKEMPER.

  Burkemper, David A. — of O'Fallon, St. Charles County, Mo. Mayor of O'Fallon, Mo., 1965. Still living as of 1965.


BURKERT (Soundex B626) — See also BORCHERDT, BORCHERT, BURK, BURKART, BURKE, BURKEE, BURKEHOLDER, BURKEMPER, BURKES, BURKET, BURKETT, BURKEY, DURKER, MARKERT.

  Burkert, Pete See Peter Burkert
  Burkert, Peter — also known as Pete Burkert — of Fort Myers, Lee County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


BURKES (Soundex B622) — See also BARCAS, BARCUS, BARKEUS, BARKIS, BARKUS, BERKES, BURCKES, BURES, BURGES, BURK, BURKE, BURKEE, BURKEHOLDER, BURKEMPER, BURKERT, BURKET, BURKETT, BURKEY, BURKS, BURRES, BUSKER, TURKES.

  Burkes, Barney B. — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Mayor of Pensacola, Fla., 1973-77. Still living as of 1977.
  Burkes, Constance — of Albany, Dougherty County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.


BURKET (Soundex B623) — See also BARKETT, BIRKETT, BURCHET, BURCHETT, BURGET, BURK, BURKE, BURKEE, BURKEHOLDER, BURKEMPER, BURKERT, BURKES, BURKETT, BURKEY, BURKITT, BURKOT, BURSET, KARKETT, KUBERT, MARKETOS, NEWMARKET, PARKET.

  Burket, George E. — of Kingman, Kingman County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burket, Jacob F. (b. 1837) — of Findlay, Hancock County, Ohio. Born in Perry County, Ohio, March 25, 1837. Republican. Lawyer; banker; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1880; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1893-1901; chief justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1897. Member, Odd Fellows; American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Burket, W. B. — of Bozeman, Gallatin County, Mont. Postmaster at Bozeman, Mont., 1901. Burial location unknown.


BURKETT (Soundex B623) — See also BARKETT, BIRKETT, BURCHET, BURCHETT, BURETT, BURGETT, BURK, BURKE, BURKEE, BURKEHOLDER, BURKEMPER, BURKERT, BURKES, BURKET, BURKEY, BURKITT, KARKETT, KUBERT, MARKETOS, NEWMARKET, PARKET.

  BURKETT: See also George C. Porter — Paul Quattlebaum
  Burkett, Bob — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Burkett, Cindy — Republican. Member of Texas state house of representatives; elected 2010, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Burkett, Elmer Jacob (1867-1935) — also known as Elmer J. Burkett — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born near Glenwood, Mills County, Iowa, December 1, 1867. Republican. School principal; lawyer; member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1897-98; U.S. Representative from Nebraska 1st District, 1899-1905; U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1905-11; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1908; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1916; director, First National Bank; director, State Oil Company. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Woodmen. Died in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb., May 23, 1935 (age 67 years, 173 days). Interment at Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Henry W. Burkett and Catherine (Kearney) Burkett; married, September 1, 1891, to Fannie Fern Wright.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burkett, Franz Upham (b. 1887) — also known as Franz U. Burkett — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Union, Knox County, Maine, October 24, 1887. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives from Cumberland County (1st), 1931-32; Maine state attorney general, 1937-40. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Fred E. Burkett and Lina M. (Upham) Burkett.
  Burkett, Fred E. — of Union, Knox County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Knox County (2nd), 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Burkett, J. W. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 8th District, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Burkett, Jed — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Burkett, John P. — of York, York County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Burkett, John T. — of Camden, Ouachita County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Burkett, Kathleen — of Overland, St. Louis County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Burkett, Mike — Democrat. Candidate for Idaho state attorney general, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Burkett, Richard — of Indiana. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 3rd District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Burkett, William Andrew (1913-1999) — also known as William A. Burkett — of Pebble Beach, Monterey County, Calif. Born in Herman, Washington County, Neb., July 1, 1913. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for secretary of state of Nebraska, 1936; banker; candidate in primary for Governor of California, 1978. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; American Bankers Association; Amvets; Rotary. Wrote a 500-word history of the United States which was chosen in a contest to be inscribed at Mount Rushmore. Died, of heart failure, in Pebble Beach, Monterey County, Calif., November 12, 1999 (age 86 years, 134 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William H. Burkett and Mary (Dill) Burkett; married, October 5, 1940, to Juliet Ruth Johnson.
  Burkett, William J. — of Berrien County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives, 1960 (Berrien County 1st District), 1964 (43rd District). Still living as of 1964.
  Burkett, William R. — Republican. Oklahoma Republican state chair, 1964; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma, 1969-75. Still living as of 1975.


BURKEY (Soundex B620) — See also BARCA, BARCHI, BARCO, BARKEY, BERKA, BERKEY, BERKY, BOURCY, BUKEY, BUREY, BURK, BURKE, BURKEE, BURKEHOLDER, BURKEMPER, BURKERT, BURKES, BURKET, BURKETT, BURKLEY, BURSEY, PURKEY.

  Burkey, Chester A. — of Marshall County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Marshall County, 1966, 1968. Still living as of 1968.


BURKHALTER (Soundex B624) — See also BEARHALTER, BUCHHALTER, BURCKHALTER, BURKHAM, BURKHARD, BURKHARDT, BURKHART, BURKHEAD, BURKHOLD, BURKHOLDER, BURKHOLZ, HALTER, HALTERMAN, HALTERN, SHALTER.

  BURKHALTER: See also Oscar Branch Colquitt
  Burkhalter, Elsie P. — of Slidell, St. Tammany Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; vice-chair of Louisiana Democratic Party, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Burkhalter, Everett Glen (1897-1975) — also known as Everett G. Burkhalter — of California. Born in Heber Springs, Cleburne County, Ark., January 19, 1897. Democrat. Member of California state assembly, 1941-47, 1949-53; Presidential Elector for California, 1948; U.S. Representative from California 27th District, 1963-65; defeated, 1946. Died at the City of Hope medical center, Duarte, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 24, 1975 (age 78 years, 125 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, Calif.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burkhalter, Larry E. (b. 1950) — of Lapeer, Lapeer County, Mich. Born in 1950. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives 78th District, 1977-80; defeated, 1974 (78th District), 1980 (78th District), 1982 (84th District); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1980. Still living as of 1982.
  Burkhalter, Mark — of Alpharetta, Fulton County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Burkhalter, Stewart — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala.; Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1996, 2000, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Burkhalter, Todd — of Mobile, Mobile County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Burkhalter, William M. — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BURKHAM (Soundex B625) — See also BARCOME, BARKAM, BURCHAM, BURHAM, BURK, BURKHALTER, BURKHARD, BURKHARDT, BURKHART, BURKHEAD, BURKHOLD, BURKHOLDER, BURKHOLZ, KIRKHAM, LARKHAM, MARKHAM.

  Burkham, E. G. — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1916; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1928. Burial location unknown.


BURKHARD (Soundex B626) — See also BARCHARD, BIRCHARD, BORCHARD, BORCHARDT, BURCHARD, BURCKHARD, BURCKHARDT, BURGHARD, BURK, BURKARD, BURKHALTER, BURKHAM, BURKHARDT, BURKHART, BURKHEAD, BURKHOLD, BURKHOLDER, BURKHOLZ, HARD, KIRKHART.

  Burkhard, J. W. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1908. Burial location unknown.
Paul L. Burkhard Burkhard, Paul L. — of Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Glendale, Calif., 1951-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Glendale Public Library


BURKHARDT (Soundex B626) — See also BARCHARD, BIRCHARD, BORCHARD, BORCHARDT, BURCHARD, BURCKHARD, BURCKHARDT, BURGHARDT, BURKARD, BURKHALTER, BURKHAM, BURKHARD, BURKHART, BURKHEAD, BURKHOLD, BURKHOLDER, BURKHOLZ, ECKHARDT, HARDT, KIRKHART, LUCKHARDT, PICKHARDT.

  Burkhardt, (need first name) — of Hartford County, Conn. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state senate 4th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burkhardt, Allen P. — Member of Nebraska state board of education 3rd District; elected 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Burkhardt, Daniel — of Michigan. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 13th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Burkhardt, Edward — of Chesterfield, St. Louis County, Mo. Postmaster at Chesterfield, Mo., 1895-1907. Burial location unknown.
  Burkhardt, G. A. — of Moniteau County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Moniteau County, 1903-06. Burial location unknown.
  Burkhardt, George — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 3rd District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Burkhardt, Henry — Member of Minnesota state senate, 1887-94 (23rd District 1887-90, 22nd District 1891-94). Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Burkhardt, Henry S. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Burkhardt, John — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Portsmouth 5th Ward; elected 1938; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Portsmouth 5th Ward, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burkhardt, Larry — of Longmont, Boulder County, Colo. Mayor of Longmont, Colo., 1985-87. Still living as of 1987.
  Burkhardt, Robert J. — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1964, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Burkhardt, Walter A. — of East Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from East Hartford, 1934. Burial location unknown.


BURKHART (Soundex B626) — See also BURCKHART, BURCKHARTT, BURK, BURKART, BURKHALTER, BURKHAM, BURKHARD, BURKHARDT, BURKHEAD, BURKHOLD, BURKHOLDER, BURKHOLZ, HART, KIRKHART.

  BURKHART: See also Daniel Boynton
  Burkhart, Adam P. — of Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y. Mayor of Auburn, N.Y., 1920-21. Burial location unknown.
  Burkhart, Bill — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 92nd District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Burkhart, C. A. (d. 1922) — of Dixon, Gregory County, S.Dak. Republican. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 19th District, 1915-18; secretary of state of South Dakota, 1919-22; died in office 1922. Died in 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Burkhart, E. W. — of Fowlerville, Livingston County, Mich. Postmaster at Fowlerville, Mich., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Burkhart, Edward E. — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Mayor of Dayton, Ohio, 1908-11. Burial location unknown.
  Burkhart, Elizabeth June (born c.1939) — also known as June Burkhart — of Willow, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska. Born about 1939. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alaska, 2004, 2008; member of Republican National Committee from Alaska, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Burkhart, Eugene C. — of Mexico, Audrain County, Mo. Republican. Postmaster at Mexico, Mo., 1892-94. Burial location unknown.
  Burkhart, G. A. — of Hopatcong, Sussex County, N.J. Postmaster at Hopatcong, N.J., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Burkhart, Harvey Jacob (b. 1861) — also known as Harvey J. Burkhart — of Batavia, Genesee County, N.Y. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, August 14, 1861. Republican. Dentist; mayor of Batavia, N.Y., 1902-04, 1915-16. Episcopalian. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Burkhart and Biena (Buckholtz) Burkhart; married, November 6, 1890, to Jane Hingston.
  Burkhart, Joan A. — of Centerville, Montgomery County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Burkhart, John M. — of Smith, Harlan County, Ky. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 89th District, 1944-45. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burkhart, John Wesley — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1960, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Presumably named for: John Wesley
  Burkhart, June See Elizabeth June Burkhart
  Burkhart, Marjorie — of Port Townsend, Jefferson County, Wash. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Burkhart, Richard — of Beltsville, Prince George's County, Md. Republican. Candidate for Maryland state senate 21st District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Burkhart, Richard — of Crestline, San Bernardino County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Burkhart, Robert C. — of Berkeley County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state senate 13th District, 1899-1902. Burial location unknown.
  Burkhart, Roy (born c.1938) — of Willow, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska. Born about 1938. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alaska, 2004; Presidential Elector for Alaska, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Burkhart, Roy S. — of Smithville, McCurtain County, Okla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burkhart, Summers (b. 1859) — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Born in Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Va. (now W.Va.), June 26, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; chair of Bernalillo County Democratic Party, 1896-1908; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico Territory, 1908; New Mexico Territory Republican Party secretary, 1908-11; candidate for justice of New Mexico state supreme court, 1911; U.S. Attorney for New Mexico, 1913-21. Episcopalian. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Davidson Burkhart and Nannie Forest (Summers) Burkhart; married, May 8, 1889, to Miriam Parsons.
  Burkhart, Thomas E. — of Ohio. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1990 (4th District), 1996 (16th District). Still living as of 1996.
  Burkhart, Wayne — of Greenwood, Johnson County, Ind. Democrat. Mayor of Greenwood, Ind., 1963; defeated, 1963. Still living as of 1963.
  Burkhart, Mrs. William — of McAlester, Pittsburg County, Okla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.


BURKHEAD (Soundex B623) — See also BANKHEAD, BARRACUDA, BERKHEISER, BIRKHEAD, BURK, BURKHALTER, BURKHAM, BURKHARD, BURKHARDT, BURKHART, BURKHOLD, BURKHOLDER, BURKHOLZ, DERKHEIM, HEAD, HORKHEIMER, TUERKHEIMER, WERKHEISER.

  BURKHEAD: See also William Haywood Bobbitt — Homer Le Grand Lyon
  Burkhead, Asbery — Member of Missouri state senate 19th District, 1897-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Burkhead, C. W. — of Houston, Texas County, Mo. Republican. Newspaper publisher; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 22nd District, 1943-44. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BURKHOLD (Soundex B624) — See also BARKHOLZ, BIRKHOLM, BIRKHOLZ, BURK, BURKHALTER, BURKHAM, BURKHARD, BURKHARDT, BURKHART, BURKHEAD, BURKHOLDER, BURKHOLZ, ROCKHOLD.

  Burkhold, Mike — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from South Carolina 5th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.


BURKHOLDER (Soundex B624) — See also AFFHOLDER, BARKHOLZ, BIRKHOLM, BIRKHOLZ, BURKEHOLDER, BURKHALTER, BURKHAM, BURKHARD, BURKHARDT, BURKHART, BURKHEAD, BURKHOLD, BURKHOLZ, HOLDER, HOLDERBY, HOLDERIED, HOLDERITH, HOLDERMAN, HOLDERNESS, HOUSEHOLDER, HOUSHOLDER, LIGHTHOLDER, LUETKENHOLDER, MOSSHOLDER, ROCKHOLD, SCHOLDERER.

  BURKHOLDER: See also Charles Benjamin Griffith
  Burkholder, A. H. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 2nd District, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Burkholder, Clay See H. Clay Burkholder
  Burkholder, Daniel F. — of Chamberlain, Brule County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 17th District, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Burkholder, E. Paul See Eberly Paul Burkholder
  Burkholder, Eberly Paul (1898-1950) — also known as E. Paul Burkholder — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in West Earl Township, Lancaster County, Pa., February 5, 1898. Republican. Superintendent of schools; member of Delaware state senate from Kent County 1st District, 1947-50; died in office 1950. Methodist. Member, Rotary; Odd Fellows. Died, from a coronary occlusion, in his parked car, in Dover, Kent County, Del., September 18, 1950 (age 52 years, 225 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Ephrata, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob L. Burkholder (1868-1937) and Delia B. (Eberly) Burkholder (1873-1956).
  Burkholder, Frank — of Miles City, Custer County, Mont. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burkholder, H. Clay — of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940 (alternate), 1952; candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 9th District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Henry Clay
  Burkholder, Lois — of Moon Township, Allegheny County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Burkholder, Norma — of Weidman, Isabella County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
  Burkholder, P. C. — of North Carolina. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 10th District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burkholder, Paul See Eberly Paul Burkholder
  Burkholder, Ruby L. — also known as Ruby L. Schaaf; Ruby L. McQuate — of Aurora, Adams County, Colo. Democrat. Postmaster at Aurora, Colo., 1914-17. Female. Burial location unknown.


BURKHOLZ (Soundex B624) — See also BARKHOLZ, BIRKHOLM, BIRKHOLZ, BROCKHOLLS, BURK, BURKHALTER, BURKHAM, BURKHARD, BURKHARDT, BURKHART, BURKHEAD, BURKHOLD, BURKHOLDER.

  Burkholz, Zoe Shaffer — also known as Zoe S. Burkholz — of Berrien County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 2nd Circuit, 1977-85. Female. Still living as of 1985.


BURKICK (Soundex B622) — See also BARCZAK, BARCZUK, BENKICKI, BURK, BURKINS, BURKITT, KICKBUSCH, KICKHAM, OKICKI.

  Burkick, Audrey R. — of Hastings, Barry County, Mich. Republican. Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.


BURKINS (Soundex B625) — See also BERKINS, BIRKINS, BURK, BURKICK, BURKITT, CURKIN, DURKIN, GURKIN, HURKIN, KURKINDOLLE, MCCLURKIN, TURKINGTON.

  Burkins, Earle R. — of Bel Air, Harford County, Md. Town commission chairman of Bel Air, Maryland, 1940-46. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BURKITT (Soundex B623) — See also BURCHET, BURCHETT, BURK, BURKET, BURKETT, BURKICK, BURKINS, BURRITT, KITT, PURKITT.

  Burkitt, Ira S. — of Fairfield, Wayne County, Ill. Democrat. Chair of Wayne County Democratic Party, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BURKLAND (Soundex B624) — See also BARKLAGE, BARKLAY, BIRKELAND, BURGLAND, BURK, BURKLE, BURKLEO, BURKLEY, BURKLOW, KIRKLAND, LAND, MARKLAND.

  Burkland, Carl E. — of Pittsfield Township, Washtenaw County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for supervisor of Pittsfield Township, Michigan, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burkland, Earl — of Moline, Rock Island County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


BURKLE (Soundex B624) — See also BUERKLE, BURK, BURKE, BURKLAND, BURKLEO, BURKLEY, BURKLOW.

  Burkle, Louise — of Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Queens County 6th District, 1922. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Burkle, Ron See Ronald Wayne Burkle
Ron Burkle Burkle, Ronald Wayne (b. 1952) — also known as Ron Burkle — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Pomona, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 12, 1952. Democrat. Founder, Yucaipa Companies private equity firm, invested in grocery and supermarket chains; part owner, Pittsburgh Penguins professional hockey team; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004. Member, Urban League. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married, March 23, 1974, to Janet Steeper.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Image source: Occidental Petroleum Corporation
  Burkle, William — of New York. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Burkle, William, Jr. — of Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state senate 2nd District, 1922. Burial location unknown.


BURKLEO (Soundex B624) — See also BARCLAY, BARKLAY, BARKLEY, BERKLEY, BURK, BURKLAND, BURKLE, BURKLEY, BURKLOW.

  Burkleo, Samuel — of Minnesota. Member Minnesota territorial council 2nd District, 1849-51. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record


BURKLEY (Soundex B624) — See also ARKLEY, BARCLAY, BARKLAY, BARKLEY, BERKLEY, BURK, BURKEY, BURKLAND, BURKLE, BURKLEO, BURKLOW, BURLEY, BURSLEY, KIRKLEY, MARKLEY, MERKLEY.

  Burkley, Kathleen H. — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Burkley, Keri — of Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Burkley, W. H. — of Seymour, Jackson County, Ind. Republican. Chair of Jackson County Republican Party, 1905. Burial location unknown.


BURKLOW (Soundex B624) — See also BARCLAY, BARKLAY, BARKLEY, BERKLEY, BURK, BURKLAND, BURKLE, BURKLEO, BURKLEY, JANKLOW, MUCKLOW, STARKLOFF, VANDERKLOCT.

  Burklow, Eva M. — of Wayne County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1946. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BURKMAN (Soundex B625) — See also BARKMAN, BERKMAN, BURGMAN, BURK, BURKAN, BURMAN.

  Burkman, Ernest — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BURKOT (Soundex B623) — See also BURK, BURKET, KURKOWSKI, MURKOVICH, MURKOWSKI, YURKOVSKY.

  Burkot, Greg — of Bardstown, Nelson County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Burkot, Paula — of Bardstown, Nelson County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.


BURKS (Soundex B620) — See also BARKS, BURK, BURKES, LEWIS-BURKS, TURKS.

  BURKS: See also William Cabell — Cordelia Lewis-Burks — Frank Cecil Newman — John William Summers — Allingham Burks Summers
  Burks, Amy — of Decatur, Morgan County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; member of Democratic National Committee from Alabama, 2004; candidate for Presidential Elector for Alabama, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Burks, Andrew — of Texas. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Burks, Andrew C., Jr. — Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Texas 29th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Burks, Archie — of Cedar Hill, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Burks, Betty A. — of West Virginia. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Burks, Charles C. — of Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Burks, Charles E. — Democrat. Member of Virginia state senate 12th District, 1933-37. Burial location unknown.
  Burks, Charlotte Gentry — also known as Charlotte Rose Gentry — of near Monterey, Putnam County, Tenn. Member of Tennessee state senate; elected 1998. Female. Running in place of her murdered husband, became the first write-in candidate ever elected to the Tennessee State Senate. Still living as of 1999.
  Relatives: Married 1960 to Tommy Burks (1940-1998).
  Burks, Duke C. — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1952, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burks, Edward C. — of Bedford, Bedford County, Va. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Bedford, Va., 1913-15. Burial location unknown.
  Burks, Garnett R., Jr. — of Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, N.M. Delegate to New Mexico state constitutional convention, 1969. Still living as of 1969.
  Burks, Jasper N. — Member of Missouri state senate 26th District, 1891-94. Burial location unknown.
  Burks, Jerry B. — of Farmington, St. Francois County, Mo. Born in Ste. Genevieve County, Mo. Democrat. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1912; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 26th District, 1922-23. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, February 24, 1896, to Daisy M. Koen.
  Burks, John W. — of Abilene, Taylor County, Tex. Candidate for mayor of Abilene, Tex., 1951. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burks, L. E. — of McDowell County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from McDowell County, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Burks, Martin P. (d. 1928) — Justice of Virginia state supreme court, 1927-28; died in office 1928. Died April 30, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Burks, O. A. — of Buena Vista, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Burks, Phylius A. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Burks, Ruben — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1996, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Burks, Sydnor B. — of Saline County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Saline County 2nd District, 1895-98. Burial location unknown.
  Burks, Tommy (1940-1998) — of near Monterey, Putnam County, Tenn. Born in Cookeville, Putnam County, Tenn., May 22, 1940. Farmer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1971-78; member of Tennessee state senate, 1979-98; died in office 1998. Church of Christ. Member, Lions; Farm Bureau. Shot and killed in his pickup truck by his opponent for re-election, Byron Low Tax Looper, near Monterey, Cumberland County, Tenn., October 19, 1998 (age 58 years, 150 days). Interment at Crestlawn Memorial Cemetery, Cookeville, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Fred Burks and Christine Gilliam Burks; married 1960 to Charlotte Rose Gentry (1939?-).
  Cross-reference: McCracken Poston
  Burks, Victor A. — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BURLAK (Soundex B642) — See also BERLUCHY, BRALICK, BURLANT, BURLOCK, GARLAK, KARLAK, THORLAKSSON, TIMBERLAKE.

  BURLAK: See also Anne Burlak Timpson
  Burlak, Anne See Anne Burlak Timpson


BURLANT (Soundex B645) — See also BERLIANT, BOURLAND, BRILLIANT, BURLAK, DURLAND, KURLAND, KURLANSIK, KURLANSKY, LANT, THURLAND.

  Burlant, William — of Trumbull, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


BURLEEN (Soundex B645) — See also ARLEEN, BARLEON, BERLIN, BERLON, BERLYN, BIERLIN, BRUNEL, BRUNNELL, BURLEIGH, BURLEIN, BURLESON, BURLEW, BURLEY, BURLIN, BURNELL, CARLEEN, CHARLEEN, CURLEE, DARLEEN, DARLEENE, LEBRUN, LEBURN, LURLEEN, MARLEEN.

  Burleen, Charles E. — of Miami, Gila County, Ariz. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1928. Burial location unknown.


BURLEIGH (Soundex B642) — See also BARLEY, BARLOW, BAUERLY, BERLEY, BERLOW, BIERLY, BIRLEY, BURLEEN, BURLEIN, BURLESON, BURLEW, BURLEY, FARLEIGH, LEIGH.

  BURLEIGH: See also Burleigh E. Hanning — Burleigh Martin — Dayton Burleigh Smalley — Burleigh Folsom Spalding
  Burleigh, A. Peter See Albert Peter Burleigh
  Burleigh, Albert A. — of Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine. Republican. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1881, 1891; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Burleigh, Albert Peter (b. 1942) — also known as A. Peter Burleigh — of California. Born in 1942. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka, 1995-97; Maldive Islands, 1995-97. Still living as of 1999.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Burleigh, C. C. — of Franklin, St. Mary Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burleigh, Chester Augustus (1874-1958) — also known as Chester A. Burleigh — of Granby, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Altmar, Oswego County, N.Y., 1874. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Granby, 1919-20. Died in 1958 (age about 84 years). Interment at Granby Cemetery, Granby, Conn.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burleigh, Edwin Chick (1843-1916) — also known as Edwin C. Burleigh — of Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Linneus, Aroostook County, Maine, November 27, 1843. Republican. Newspaper publisher; Maine state treasurer, 1885-88; Governor of Maine, 1889-93; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1896; U.S. Representative from Maine 3rd District, 1897-1911; defeated, 1910; U.S. Senator from Maine, 1913-16; died in office 1916. Died in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, June 16, 1916 (age 72 years, 202 days). Interment at Forest Grove Cemetery, Augusta, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Parker B. Burleigh (1812?-1899) and Caroline Peabody (Chick) Burleigh; married, June 28, 1863, to Mary J. Bither; father of Lucy E. Burleigh (who married Robert Byron Boyd).
  Political family: Burleigh family of Augusta, Maine.
  Cross-reference: Robert A. Cony
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burleigh, G. W. — of Somersworth, Strafford County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 5th District, 1865-67. Burial location unknown.
  Burleigh, George P. — of St. Louis, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 6th District, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Burleigh, Henry Gordon (1832-1900) — also known as Henry G. Burleigh — of Whitehall, Washington County, N.Y. Born in Canaan, Grafton County, N.H., June 2, 1832. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Washington County 2nd District, 1876; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1880, 1884, 1888, 1892, 1896; U.S. Representative from New York, 1883-87 (17th District 1883-85, 18th District 1885-87); defeated, 1886. Died in Whitehall, Washington County, N.Y., August 10, 1900 (age 68 years, 69 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Ticonderoga, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burleigh, John Holmes (1822-1877) — also known as John H. Burleigh — of South Berwick, York County, Maine. Born in South Berwick, York County, Maine, October 9, 1822. Republican. Member of Maine state house of representatives, 1862; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1864; U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1873-77. Died in South Berwick, York County, Maine, December 5, 1877 (age 55 years, 57 days). Interment at Portland Street Cemetery, South Berwick, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of William Burleigh (1785-1827).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burleigh, John L. — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Member of Michigan state senate 4th District, 1877. Burial location unknown.
  Burleigh, M. C. — of Somersworth, Strafford County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 5th District, 1857-59. Burial location unknown.
  Burleigh, Nettie — of Vassalboro, Kennebec County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1936. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burleigh, Parker B. (c.1812-1899) — of Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine. Born about 1812. Member of Maine state house of representatives, 1850; member of Maine state senate, 1860. Died in Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine, April 29, 1899 (age about 87 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Edwin Chick Burleigh (1843-1916).
  Political family: Burleigh family of Augusta, Maine.
  Burleigh, Peter See Albert Peter Burleigh
  Burleigh, Ruth — of Bend, Deschutes County, Ore. Mayor of Bend, Ore., 1981. Female. Still living as of 1981.
  Burleigh, Walter Atwood (1820-1896) — also known as Walter A. Burleigh — of Yankton, Yankton County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.); Miles City, Custer County, Mont. Born in Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine, October 25, 1820. Republican. Physician; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Dakota Territory, 1865-69; defeated, 1868; member of Republican National Committee from Dakota Territory, 1870-72; member Dakota territorial council, 1877-78; President of the Dakota Territorial Council, 1877; delegate to Montana state constitutional convention, 1889; member of Montana state house of representatives, 1890; member of South Dakota state senate 3rd District, 1893-94. Died March 7, 1896 (age 75 years, 134 days). Interment at Yankton Municipal Cemetery, Yankton, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of Andrew Jackson Faulk (1814-1898).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burleigh, William (1785-1827) — of South Berwick, York County, Maine. Born in Northwood, Rockingham County, N.H., October 24, 1785. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Maine, 1823-27 (at-large 1823-25, 1st District 1825-27); died in office 1827. Died in South Berwick, York County, Maine, July 2, 1827 (age 41 years, 251 days). Interment at Portland Street Cemetery, South Berwick, Maine.
  Relatives: Father of John Holmes Burleigh (1822-1877).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burleigh, Mrs. William A. — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Burleigh, William H. — of New York. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1868. Burial location unknown.


BURLEIN (Soundex B645) — See also BARLEON, BEIERLEIN, BERLIN, BERLON, BERLYN, BIERLIN, BRUDERLEIN, BURLEEN, BURLEIGH, BURLESON, BURLEW, BURLEY, BURLIN, DOEDERLEIN, EBERLEIN, GEBERLEIN, HADERLEIN, LEIN, NIEDERLEIN, VETTERLEIN, WERLEIN.

  Burlein, Lester F. — of Honesdale, Wayne County, Pa. Republican. Chair of Wayne County Republican Party, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BURLESON (Soundex B642) — See also BRILLSON, BURLEEN, BURLEIGH, BURLEIN, BURLEW, BURLEY, BURLISON, CARLESON, MURLESS, SURLES, ZURLES.

  BURLESON: See also Charlie Daniels — George Washington Jones — Duncan Howard Pyscher, Sr.
  Burleson, Albert Sidney (1863-1937) — also known as Albert S. Burleson — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Born in San Marcos, Hays County, Tex., June 7, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Texas, 1899-1913 (9th District 1899-1903, 10th District 1903-13); alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1912 (speaker); U.S. Postmaster General, 1913-21. Died, from a heart attack, in Austin, Travis County, Tex., November 24, 1937 (age 74 years, 170 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Burleson, Jr. (1826-1877) and Emma Lucy (Kyle) Burleson (1832-1877); married 1889 to Adele Lubbock Steiner (1863-1948; author, playwright, poet); grandson of Edward Burleson.
  Political family: Burleson family of Austin, Texas.
  The World War II Liberty ship SS Albert S. Burleson (built 1943, scrapped 1971) was named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burleson, Bruce — of North Carolina. Candidate for Governor of North Carolina, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Burleson, Dan (b. 1947) — also known as Danny Burleson — of Mullens, Wyoming County, W.Va. Born in Kanawha County, W.Va., January 24, 1947. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates 15th District, 1975-76; chair of Wyoming County Democratic Party, 1983. Member, Moose; Lions; Jaycees; United Mine Workers; American Legion. Still living as of 1983.
  Relatives: Son of Orville C. Burleson and Pauline (Reed) Burleson; married, February 16, 1968, to Carolyn Main.
  Burleson, Danny See Dan Burleson
  Burleson, Edward (1798-1851) — of Texas. Born in Buncombe County, N.C., December 15, 1798. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; delegate to Texas Convention of 1833 from District of Mina, 1833; delegate to Texas Consultation of 1835 from District of Mina, 1835; general in the Texas Army during the Texas War of Independence; member of Texas Republic House of Representatives, 1837-38; member of Texas Republic Senate from District of Bastrop, Gonzales and Fayette, 1838-39; Vice President of the Texas Republic, 1841-44; candidate for President of the Texas Republic, 1844; member of Texas state senate, 1846-51; died in office 1851. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died of pneumonia, in Austin, Travis County, Tex., December 26, 1851 (age 53 years, 11 days). Interment at Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Tex.
  Relatives: Father of Edward Burleson, Jr.; grandfather of Albert Sidney Burleson (1863-1937).
  Political family: Burleson family of Austin, Texas.
  Burleson County, Tex. is named for him.
  Burleson, Edward, Jr. (1826-1877) — of Texas. Born in Tipton County, Tenn., November 26, 1826. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; delegate to Texas state constitutional convention, 1875. Died in Austin, Travis County, Tex., May 12, 1877 (age 50 years, 167 days). Interment at Kyle Cemetery, Kyle, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Sarah Griffin (Owen) Burleson (1796-1875) and Edward Burleson (1798-1851); married to Emma Lucy Kyle (1832-1877); father of Albert Sidney Burleson.
  Political family: Burleson family of Austin, Texas.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burleson, Edward G. — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Kent County 1st District, 1931-34. Burial location unknown.
  Burleson, Evelyn — of Port Lavaca, Calhoun County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Burleson, J. E. — of Spruce Pine, Mitchell County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Burleson, J. O. — of Texas. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 5th District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Burleson, Jeeter C. — of Spruce Pine, Mitchell County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burleson, Milton L. — of El Paso, El Paso County, Tex. Democrat. Postmaster at El Paso, Tex., 1933-53 (acting, 1933-34). Burial location unknown.
  Burleson, Omar Truman (1906-1991) — also known as Omar Burleson — of Anson, Jones County, Tex.; Abilene, Taylor County, Tex. Born in Anson, Jones County, Tex., March 19, 1906. Democrat. Jones County Attorney, 1931-35; Jones County Judge, 1935-41; FBI special agent; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Texas 17th District, 1947-79; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1956 (alternate), 1964. Church of Christ. Member, Lions; Freemasons. Died in Abilene, Taylor County, Tex., May 14, 1991 (age 85 years, 56 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Anson, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Burleson and Bettie (Couch) Burleson; married, April 21, 1929, to Ruth DeWeese.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burleson, Robert M. (b. 1871) — of Elk Park, Avery County, N.C. Born in Plumtree, Avery County, N.C., February 28, 1871. Republican. Merchant; farmer; banker; member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Avery County, 1913-14. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of C. W. Burleson and Olive (English) Burleson; married to Ora English.
  Burleson, Silas — of Otsego County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Otsego County, 1843. Burial location unknown.
  Burleson, W. B. — of Plumtree, Avery County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1928. Burial location unknown.


BURLEW (Soundex B640) — See also BARLEY, BARLOW, BAUERLY, BERLEY, BERLOW, BIERLY, BIRLEY, BURLEEN, BURLEIGH, BURLEIN, BURLESON, BURLEY, BURWELL, CORLEW.

  Burlew, Noyes S. — of Kanawha County, W.Va. Republican. Adjutant General of West Virginia, 1907-09. Burial location unknown.


BURLEY (Soundex B640) — See also BARLEY, BARLOW, BAUERLY, BERLEY, BERLOW, BIERLY, BIRLEY, BRULEY, BUREY, BURKLEY, BURLEEN, BURLEIGH, BURLEIN, BURLESON, BURLEW, BURNLEY, BURSLEY, CURLEY, DURLEY, GOURLEY, GURLEY, HURLEY, MCCURLEY, STURLEY, TURLEY.

  BURLEY: See also Burley Bowler — Charles A. Brethen — Seymour Carroll — Burley Ensley — Burley B. Mitchell, Jr. — John Burley Swainson
  Burley, Albert W. — of Cranford, Union County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burley, D. W. (born c.1844) — of Texas. Born in Virginia, about 1844. Member of Texas state house of representatives, 1871. African ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Burley, George J. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 3rd District, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Burley, James (c.1800-1870) — of Marshall County, W.Va. Born about 1800. Delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861; member of West Virginia state senate 2nd District, 1863-69. Died in 1870 (age about 70 years). Burial location unknown.
  Burley, Jerry — of Texas. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 18th District, 1994, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Burley, Noelle (born c.1970) — of Spencerport, Monroe County, N.Y. Born about 1970. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Burley, Richard L. — of Marshall County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Marshall County, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Burley, Shirley — of Essexville, Bay County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.
  Burley, W. J. — of Moundsville, Marshall County, W.Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Burley, Zane W. — of Crooksville, Perry County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1908. Burial location unknown.


BURLIN (Soundex B645) — See also BARLEON, BERLIN, BERLON, BERLYN, BIERLIN, BULIN, BURLEEN, BURLEIN, BURLING, BURLINGAME, BURLINGHAM, BURLINGTON, BURLISON, DURLIN, TAMBURLIN, URLIN.

  BURLIN: See also Burlin S. Karlen — Burlin G. McKillip — Burlin G. McKillip, Jr.


BURLING (Soundex B645) — See also BERLANGA, BORLING, BURLIN, BURLINGAME, BURLINGHAM, BURLINGTON, BURLISON, CURLING, EBERLING, LING, SHURLING, SPURLING, TAMBURLIN, TURLINGTON.

  Burling, Albert E. (1891-1960) — of Pennsauken, Camden County, N.J. Born in Camden, Camden County, N.J., August 3, 1891. Lawyer; law partner of John B. Kates; member of New Jersey state senate from Camden County, 1936-38; circuit judge in New Jersey, 1942-47; associate justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1947-60; died in office 1960. Died October 29, 1960 (age 69 years, 87 days). Interment at Harleigh Cemetery, Camden, N.J.
  Burling, August J. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 21, 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Burling, C. G. — of Clarksville, Butler County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Burling, Daniel J. — of Batavia, Genesee County, N.Y.; Warsaw, Wyoming County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly 147th District, 1999-; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Burling, Ebenezer S. — of Westchester County, N.Y.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1784-85, 1797-99 (Westchester County 1784-85, New York County 1797-99). Burial location unknown.
  Burling, Edward, Jr. — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1960 (alternate), 1964, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Burling, George Taylor (1849-1928) — also known as George T. Burling — of Purchase, Westchester County, N.Y.; White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Harrison, Westchester County, N.Y., February 16, 1849. Republican. Farmer; Town Supervisor of Harrison, 1878-86, 1903-04; postmaster at Purchase, N.Y., 1889-94; Westchester County Treasurer, 1909-14; member of New York state senate 25th District, 1919-22. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died in Bronxville, Westchester County, N.Y., July 29, 1928 (age 79 years, 164 days). Interment at Purchase Friends Meeting Cemetery, Purchase, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Burling (1807-1870) and Adaline F. (Taylor) Burling (1808-1883); married, December 25, 1867, to Mary H. Lane (1848-1881); married, October 17, 1883, to Clara B. Sutton (1862-1928).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burling, Peter H. — of Cornish, Sullivan County, N.H. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


BURLINGAME (Soundex B645) — See also BINGAMAN, BLASINGAME, BURLIN, BURLING, BURLINGHAM, BURLINGTON, BURLISON, CUNNINGAM, CURLING, INGAMELLS, LINGAMFELTER, MARLINGA, MCGINGAM, SHURLING, SPURLING, TAMBURLIN, TURLINGTON, VANGAMPER.

  BURLINGAME: See also Forrest Spencer Chilton — Anson Burlingame Johnson
  Burlingame, Alvah Waterman, Jr. (1879-1952) — also known as Alvah W. Burlingame, Jr. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., August 22, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state senate 8th District, 1909-10, 1915-22; defeated, 1912, 1922; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 17th District, 1914. Died May 18, 1952 (age 72 years, 270 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Alvah Waterman Burlingame (1832-1921) and Angeline (Chichester) Burlingame (1840-1925); married, November 30, 1910, to Emilie A. Butler (1884-1972); third cousin once removed of James Montgomery Burlingame (1836-1915); fourth cousin of James Montgomery Burlingame, Jr. and Edward Henry Holden; fourth cousin once removed of Joel Burlingame.
  Political families: Burlingame family of Vermont; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burlingame, Anson (1820-1870) — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in New Berlin, Chenango County, N.Y., November 14, 1820. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1852; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 5th District, 1855-61; U.S. Minister to China, 1861-67. Died, from congestion of the lungs, in St. Petersburg, Russia, February 23, 1870 (age 49 years, 101 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Freelove (Angell) Burlingame (1798-1860) and Joel Burlingame; married, June 3, 1847, to Jane Cornelia Livermore (1829-1888); fourth cousin of Ossian Ray; fourth cousin once removed of James Montgomery Burlingame (1836-1915) and Clement Phineas Kellogg.
  Political families: Burlingame family of Vermont; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burlingame, Comfort Star (1853-1924) — also known as Comfort S. Burlingame — of Brooklyn, Windham County, Conn. Born in Connecticut, January 5, 1853. Democrat. Banker; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Brooklyn, 1904. Died December 6, 1924 (age 71 years, 336 days). Interment at Hyde Cemetery, Canterbury, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel J. Burlingame (c.1828-1865) and Judith (Hyde) Burlingame (1826-1896); great-grandnephew of Nehemiah Rice Knight (1780-1854); second great-grandson of Nehemiah Knight.
  Political family: Knight family of Cranston, Rhode Island.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burlingame, E. A., Jr. — of Elkader, Clayton County, Iowa. Democrat. Candidate for Iowa state house of representatives from Clayton County, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burlingame, E. R. — of Danielsonville (now Danielson), Killingly, Windham County, Conn. Warden (borough president) of Danielsonville, Connecticut, 1874; first selectman of Killingly, Connecticut, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Burlingame, Edwin A. — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Superior court judge in Michigan of Grand Rapids, 1888-99. Burial location unknown.
  Burlingame, Emma Lou — of Stillwater, Washington County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Burlingame, James Montgomery (1836-1915) — also known as James M. Burlingame — of Owatonna, Steele County, Minn.; Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont. Born in Connecticut, March 29, 1836. Lawyer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 12, 1885-86. Died in Napa, Napa County, Calif., June 4, 1915 (age 79 years, 67 days). Interment at Old Highland Cemetery, Great Falls, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Montgomery Burlingame (1800-1875) and Nancy (Brown) Burlingame (1803-1880); married, October 2, 1866, to Mary Louise Grant (1846-1929); father of James Montgomery Burlingame, Jr. (1868-1938); third cousin once removed of Alvah Waterman Burlingame, Jr.; fourth cousin of Joel Burlingame; fourth cousin once removed of Anson Burlingame and Ossian Ray.
  Political family: Burlingame family of Vermont (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Burlingame, James Montgomery, Jr. (1868-1938) — also known as James M. Burlingame — of Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont. Born in Owatonna, Steele County, Minn., June 6, 1868. Republican. Member of Montana state senate, 1911-21; delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1916, 1920 (alternate). Died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home in Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont., December 28, 1938 (age 70 years, 205 days). Interment at Old Highland Cemetery, Great Falls, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of James Montgomery Burlingame and Mary Louie (Grant) Burlingame (1846-1929); married to Amy Gregg (1866-1903); fourth cousin of Alvah Waterman Burlingame, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Joel Burlingame (1800-1883).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Burlingame family of Vermont; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burlingame, Joel (1800-1883) — of Scio, Linn County, Ore. Born in New Berlin, Chenango County, N.Y., March 3, 1800. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1860. Died in West Northfield, Cook County, Ill., January 9, 1883 (age 82 years, 312 days). Interment at Wheeling Township Arlington Heights Cemetery, Arlington Heights, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Daniel Burlingame (1778-1824) and Betsy Ludlow (Holmes) Burlingame (1782-1865); married, May 20, 1819, to Freelove Angell (1798-1860); father of Anson Burlingame; third cousin once removed of Ossian Ray; third cousin twice removed of Clement Phineas Kellogg; third cousin thrice removed of Ossian Edward Ray; fourth cousin of James Montgomery Burlingame; fourth cousin once removed of James Montgomery Burlingame, Jr. (1868-1938) and Alvah Waterman Burlingame, Jr..
  Political family: Burlingame family of Vermont (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burlingame, Joseph Peleg (1858-1941) — also known as Joseph P. Burlingame — of Warwick, Kent County, R.I. Born in Rhode Island, January 22, 1858. Republican. Jeweler; Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1903-06; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1920 (alternate), 1928 (alternate), 1932. Died in Lakewood, Warwick, Kent County, R.I., December 31, 1941 (age 83 years, 343 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Mary Nancy (Sherman) Burlingame (1819-1866) and Nelson Alonzo Burlingame (1822-1892); married, January 19, 1881, to Julia Ann Eddy (1857-1938).
  Burlingame, Nathan — of Sterling, Windham County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Sterling, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Burlingame, Robert S. — of Newport, Newport County, R.I. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Burlingame, S. R. — of Bryant, Hamlin County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 27th District, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Burlingame, Sara — of Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wyoming, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Burlingame, Thomas G. (1841-1891) — of Ann Arbor Township, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Oneida County, N.Y., October 25, 1841. Democrat. Supervisor of Ann Arbor Township, Michigan, 1889-91; died in office 1891. Died in Ann Arbor Township, Washtenaw County, Mich., August 9, 1891 (age 49 years, 288 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Peter N. Burlingame.


BURLINGHAM (Soundex B645) — See also ALLINGHAM, BELLINGHAM, BILLINGHAM, BURLIN, BURLING, BURLINGAME, BURLINGTON, BURLISON, CULLINGHAM, CURLING, DILLINGHAM, ELLINGHAM, FILLINGHAM, GILLINGHAM, INGHAM, SHURLING, SPURLING, TAMBURLIN, TILLINGHAM, TILLINGHAST, TURLINGTON, WILLINGHAM.

  BURLINGHAM: See also Joseph Hunter Bryan
  Burlingham, Eleanor F. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1986, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
Grace Semple Burlingham Burlingham, Grace Semple — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from Missouri, 1924; member, Arrangements Committee, Republican National Convention, 1936. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Official Report of the 21st Republican National Convention (1936)


BURLINGTON (Soundex B645) — See also ARLINGTON, BURLIN, BURLING, BURLINGAME, BURLINGHAM, BURLISON, CURLING, DARLINGTON, GARLINGTON, HARLINGTON, MERLINGTON, SHURLING, SPURLING, TAMBURLIN, TURLINGTON.

  Burlington, William — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Bronx County 5th District, 1928, 1929. Burial location unknown.


BURLISON (Soundex B642) — See also ARLIS, BRILLSON, BURLESON, BURLIN, BURLING, BURLINGAME, BURLINGHAM, BURLINGTON, CARLISLE, CORLIS, CORLISS, DECARLIS, ISON, KOURLIS, TAMBURLIN.

  Burlison, Bill See William Dean Burlison
  Burlison, Bill — of Odenton, Anne Arundel County, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Burlison, Daniel W. — of Blue Earth County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 14, 1874-75. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Burlison, Doug — of Missouri. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 7th District, 1994, 2000, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Burlison, Eric W. — of Battlefield, Greene County, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives 133rd District; elected 2012; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2016. Still living as of 2016.
  Burlison, William Dean (1933-2019) — also known as William D. Burlison; Bill Burlison — of Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Mo.; Odenton, Anne Arundel County, Md.; Advance, Stoddard County, Mo. Born in Wardell, Pemiscot County, Mo., March 15, 1933. Democrat. Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney; U.S. Representative from Missouri 10th District, 1969-81; defeated, 1980; candidate for Maryland state house of delegates, 1986, 1990; candidate for Missouri state house of representatives, 2008, 2010, 2014. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Kiwanis; Jaycees; Toastmasters. Died in Wardell, Pemiscot County, Mo., March 17, 2019 (age 86 years, 2 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


BURLOCK (Soundex B642) — See also BERLUCHY, BRALICK, BULOCK, BURLAK, HURLOCK, LOCK, SCURLOCK, SPURLOCK.

  BURLOCK: See also Ezekiel Gilbert Stoddard
  Burlock, Thomas — of Derby, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 5th District, 1849. Burial location unknown.


BURMA (Soundex B650) — See also BURMAN, BURMASTER, BURMEISTER, BURMESTER.

  Burma, Henry W. — of Butler County, Iowa. Speaker of the Iowa State House of Representatives, 1943-44. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BURMAN (Soundex B655) — See also BARNUM, BERMAN, BOARMAN, BOERMAN, BOORMAN, BORMAN, BORMANN, BUERMANN, BUHRMAN, BUMAN, BURDMAN, BURGMAN, BURHMAN, BURKMAN, BURMA, BURMASTER, BURMEISTER, BURMESTER, BURNAM, FURMAN, PURMAN.

  BURMAN: See also Burman Riegle Taylor
  Burman, David J. — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Democrat. Member, Credentials Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Burman, Fahle — of Waukegan, Lake County, Ill. Born in Sweden. Carpenter; delegate to Socialist National Convention from Illinois, 1920; Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1924. Swedish ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Burman, Henry W. — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Republican. Candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Manchester 3rd Ward, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burman, Myrna J. — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1996, 2000, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.


BURMASTER (Soundex B652) — See also ARMAS, ARMBUSTER, BAUERMEISTER, BUHRMASTER, BURMA, BURMAN, BURMEISTER, BURMESTER, MASTER, QUATERMASS.

  Burmaster, Milton F. — of Wauwatosa, Milwaukee County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 20th District, 1943-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BURMEISTER (Soundex B652) — See also BAUERMEISTER, BAUMEISTER, BUHRMASTER, BURMA, BURMAN, BURMASTER, BURMESTER, BURWEISTER, DEURMENETA, DURMENT, DURMER, GILDERMEISTER, GILLMEISTER, HACHEMEISTER, HACHMEISTER, HAGEMEISTER, HAMMERMEISTER, HOFFMEISTER, HOFMEISTER, KURMEL, LESMEISTER, LIEBERMEISTER, MEISTER, SANGMEISTER, SCHIRRMEISTER, STOCKMEISTER, VIEMEISTER, WERKMEISTER, ZINSMEISTER.

  Burmeister, Charles — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Burmeister, Erik A. — of Campbell, Santa Clara County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Burmeister, H. W. — of Mingo County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Mingo County, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burmeister, John — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Burmeister, Monty Jay — of Grayling, Crawford County, Mich. Democrat. Chair of Crawford County Democratic Party, 2003. Still living as of 2003.


BURMESTER (Soundex B652) — See also ARMES, ARMESTOGARCIA, BAUERMEISTER, BUHRMASTER, BURMA, BURMAN, BURMASTER, BURMEISTER, DEURMENETA, DURMENT, DURMER, ESTER, HERMES, KACKENMESTER, KLIETHERMES, KURMEL, MESTEJ, MESTER, SCHERMESSER, WAMESTER.

  Burmester, John H. — of Faribault County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 5, 1883-84. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record


BURN (Soundex B650) — See also AHLBURN, ALBURN, ASHBURN, AUBURN, AUSBURN, BERN, BOERNE, BORN, BORNE, BORNN, BOURN, BOURNE, BRADBURN, BRUN, BRUNN, BRUUN, BUNN, BUREN, BURNAM, BURNAP, BURNARD, BURNASH, BURNELL, BURNEM, BURNER, BURNES, BURNESS, BURNET, BURNETT, BURNETTE, BURNEY, BURNHAM, BURNICE, BURNIE, BURNITA, BURNITE, BURNLEY, BURNS, BURNSIDE, BURNSTAD, BURNTON, BURON, BURR, BYRN, CLYBURN, COBURN, COCKBURN, COGBURN, COLBURN, EASTBURN, FAIRBURN, FISBURN, FISHBURN, FREEBURN, GOLDBURN, HELBURN, HEPBURN, HEYBURN, HILLBURN, KILBURN, LAYBURN, LEBURN, LILBURN, LINBURN, MALBURN, MASHBURN, MILBURN, NEWBURN, NORBURN, OGBURN, ORSBURN, OSBURN, OZBURN, PANGBURN, PYBURN, RABURN, RAEBURN, RATHBURN, RAYBURN, REIBURN, REYBURN, ROCKBURN, RYBURN, SEBURN, SEYBURN, SHELBURN, SHERBURN, THORBURN, WASHBURN, WELBURN, WILBURN, WINBURN, WOODBURN.

  BURN: See also J. Burn Somerville
  Burn, Jim — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Burn, William J., Sr. — of Dingley, Bristol, Lincoln County, Maine. Postmaster at Dingley, Maine, 1901. Burial location unknown.


BURNAM (Soundex B655) — See also BARNUM, BERNAM, BERNHEIM, BURHAM, BURMAN, BURN, BURNAP, BURNARD, BURNASH, BURNEM, BURNHAM, FARNAM, TIERNAM, VANAERNAM, VANARNAM, VARNAM, VERNAM.

  BURNAM: See also Burnam Martin
  Burnam, A. R. See Anthony Rollins Burnam
  Burnam, Anthony Rollins (b. 1846) — also known as A. R. Burnam — of Richmond, Madison County, Ky. Born in Richmond, Madison County, Ky., October 10, 1846. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 8th Kentucky District, 1891; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1896, 1908; Judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals, 1897-1903; member of Republican National Committee from Kentucky, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Curtis F. Burnam and Sarah H. (Rollins) Burnam; married, November 5, 1874, to Margaret A. Summers.
  Burnam, Axel G. (1851-1905) — of Cadillac, Wexford County, Mich. Born in 1851. Real estate business; candidate for mayor of Cadillac, Mich., 1903. Died in Cadillac, Wexford County, Mich., February 10, 1905 (age about 53 years). Interment at Maple Hill Cemetery, Cadillac, Mich.
  Burnam, Jesse — Delegate to Texas Convention of 1832 from District of Alfred, 1832; delegate to Texas Consultation of 1835 from District of Alfred, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Burnam, John — of Warren County, Ky. Delegate to Kentucky secession convention, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Burnam, Lon — Democrat. Member of Texas state house of representatives 90th District; defeated, 1992, 1994; elected unopposed 1996, 1998, 2000; elected 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010; elected unopposed 2012. Still living as of 2012.


BURNAP (Soundex B651) — See also BORNHOP, BURN, BURNAM, BURNARD, BURNASH.

  BURNAP: See also James Scollay Taft
  Burnap, Al See Alvarez M. Burnap
  Burnap, Alvares E. (1831-1902) — also known as Burnap — of Olmsted County, Minn. Born in New Hampshire, 1831. Farmer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 9, 1876, 1878. Died in 1902 (age about 71 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Burnap, Alvarez M. — also known as Al Burnap — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 1, 1939-48. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Burnap, Daniel — of Coventry, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Coventry, 1824. Burial location unknown.
  Burnap, James — of Marlow, Cheshire County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 10th District, 1876-78. Burial location unknown.
  Burnap, Wilder L. — of Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in New York. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Vermont state senate from Chittenden County, 1882. Burial location unknown.


BURNARD (Soundex B656) — See also BARNARD, BARNHARDT, BERNARD, BERNERD, BERNHARD, BERNHARDT, BURN, BURNAM, BURNAP, BURNASH, FURNARI.

  Burnard, George W. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 18th District, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


BURNASH (Soundex B652) — See also ASHBURN, BANASH, BERNASCONI, BERNASHE, BURHANS, BURN, BURNAM, BURNAP, BURNARD, FONASH, FORINASH, FURNAS, LIVERNASH, MONASH, NASH, NASHASHIBI, NASHEED, NASHIF, PIERNAS, PURNAS, SNASHELL, TARNAS, URBAHNS.

  Burnash, Freeman F. — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Genesee County 1st District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BURNELL (Soundex B654) — See also BARNHILL, BERNAL, BERNELL, BRUNEL, BRUNNELL, BUNNELL, BURLEEN, BURN, BURRELL, BURTNELL, DURNELL, LEBRUN, LEBURN, NELL, PURNELL.

  BURNELL: See also Burnell W. Bailey — Burnell D. Hagen — David Burnell Smith — Burnell G. Stanton — Burnell Tarleton
  Burnell, Albro L. (d. 1921) — of Maine. Born in Maine. U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Barranquilla, 1907-11; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul General in Rio de Janeiro, 1912-14; U.S. Consul in Rouen, as of 1916-19; Lille, as of 1920. Died March 19, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Burnell, Alvah W. — of Bartlett, Carroll County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state senate 5th District, 1903-04. Burial location unknown.
  Burnell, Barker (1798-1843) — of Nantucket, Nantucket County, Mass. Born in Nantucket, Nantucket County, Mass., January 30, 1798. Whig. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1819; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1820; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1824-25; delegate to Whig National Convention from Massachusetts, 1839 (member, Balloting Committee; speaker); U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1841-43 (11th District 1841-43, 10th District 1843); died in office 1843. Died in Washington, D.C., June 15, 1843 (age 45 years, 136 days). Original interment and cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.; reinterment in 1844 at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Nantucket, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burnell, Barker — U.S. Vice Consul in Paso del Norte, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Burnell, Eugene See K. Eugene Burnell
  Burnell, Francis Irwin — also known as Francis I. Burnell — of South Norwalk (now part of Norwalk), Fairfield County, Conn.; Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn. Mayor of South Norwalk, Conn., 1907-09; mayor of Norwalk, Conn., 1913-15. Burial location unknown.
  Burnell, George W. — of Wisconsin. Circuit judge in Wisconsin 3rd Circuit, 1885-1903. Burial location unknown.
  Burnell, George W. — of Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind. Democrat. Postmaster at Lafayette, Ind., 1940-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burnell, Judith A. — of Wheeler, Jasper County, Ill. Republican. Chair of Jasper County Republican Party, 2002. Female. Still living as of 2002.
  Burnell, K. Eugene — of Guilford, Chenango County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884. Burial location unknown.
Madison Burnell Burnell, Madison (1812-1865) — of Jamestown, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Born in Charlotte town, Chautauqua County, N.Y., February 10, 1812. Lawyer; law partner of Richard P. Marvin, 1838-47; member of New York state assembly from Chautauqua County, 1846-47. Died in Jamestown, Chautauqua County, N.Y., December 8, 1865 (age 53 years, 301 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Jamestown, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Joel Burnell; married 1840 to Sarah Spurr.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: History of Chautauqua County (1875)
  Burnell, N. A. — of Cumberland Mills, Westbrook, Cumberland County, Maine. Postmaster at Cumberland Mills, Maine, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Burnell, R. — of California. Member of California state assembly 19th District, 1861-62. Burial location unknown.
  Burnell, William A. — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1864. Burial location unknown.


BURNEM (Soundex B655) — See also ARNEMANN, BARNUM, BERNAM, BERNHEIM, BORNEMAN, BORNEMANN, BURN, BURNAM, BURNHAM, HORNEMAN.

  BURNEM: See also Burnem Howser


BURNER (Soundex B656) — See also BERNARR, BERNER, BERNIER, BOERNER, BORNER, BRUNER, BRUNNER, BUNNER, BURGNER, BURN, BURTNER, DAURNER, DURNER, GLASSBURNER, HILTBURNER, HURNER, LATURNER, LOCKBURNER, MURNER, PURNER, SOJOURNER, STONEBURNER, TURNER, URNER, WEIDENBURNER.

  BURNER: See also Phillip Hart Weaver
  Burner, Thomas E. — of Carthage, Hancock County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1920. Burial location unknown.


BURNES (Soundex B652) — See also BAARNAAS, BARNES, BARNHOUSE, BARNIS, BERNAYS, BERNIUS, BORNES, BURES, BURN, BURNESS, BURNS, BURRES, BYRNES, FURNESS, RUBENS, SEBURN, TURNESA.

  Burnes, Charles D. (b. 1871) — of Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn.; Springfield, Hampden County, Mass. Born in Berlin, Hartford County, Conn., August 4, 1871. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Greenwich, 1907-10; secretary of state of Connecticut, 1915-17. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Harvey E. Burnes and Grace L. (Andrew) Burnes.
  Burnes, D. D. — Member of Missouri state senate 3rd District, 1867. Burial location unknown.
  Burnes, Daniel Dee (1851-1899) — also known as Daniel D. Burnes — of St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Born in Ringgold, Platte County, Mo., January 4, 1851. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Missouri 4th District, 1893-95. Died in St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo., November 2, 1899 (age 48 years, 302 days). Entombed at Mt. Mora Cemetery, St. Joseph, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of James Nelson Burnes (1827-1889) and Mary (Skinner) Burnes (1828-1901); married, May 17, 1877, to Martha Swearingen Farrar (1855-1880; granddaughter of Luther Martin Kennett).
  Political family: Burnes-Kennett family of St. Joseph, Missouri.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burnes, James Nelson (1827-1889) — also known as James N. Burnes — of St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Born in Marion County, Ind., August 22, 1827. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; railroad executive; Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1856; common pleas court judge in Missouri, 1868-72; U.S. Representative from Missouri 4th District, 1883-89; died in office 1889. Died in Washington, D.C., January 23, 1889 (age 61 years, 154 days). Entombed at Mt. Mora Cemetery, St. Joseph, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of James Burnes (1779-1853) and Mary (Thompson) Burnes (1787-1862); father of Daniel Dee Burnes (1851-1899).
  Political family: Burnes-Kennett family of St. Joseph, Missouri.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


BURNESS (Soundex B652) — See also BAARNAAS, BARNES, BARNHOUSE, BARNIS, BERNAYS, BERNIUS, BORNES, BURN, BURNES, BURRESS, BURTNESS, BYRNES, FARNESS, FORNESS, FURNESS, HARNESS, HOLDERNESS, NESS, ORNESS, OTTERNESS, PARNESS, RUBENS, SEBURN, TURNESA.

  BURNESS: See also Burness H. Tomlinson


BURNET (Soundex B653) — See also BARNET, BRUNETT, BURN, BURNETT, BURNETTE, BURNITE, BUTNER, BUTTNER, DEJOURNETT, FOURNET, FOURNETT, GURNETT, MCBURNETT.

  BURNET: See also Peter Hardeman Burnett — Burnet Davis — Joseph Coerten Hornblower — William Henry Hornblower — Robert Burnet Jones — William Burnet Kinney — William Burnet Kinney — Burnet Rhett Maybank — Burnet Rhett Maybank, Jr. — Burnet Miller
  Burnet, A. Lining — Conservative. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 26th District, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Burnet, Amos — of Hancock County, Miss. Delegate to Mississippi state constitutional convention, 1817. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Brother of Daniel Burnet (1763-1827).
  Burnet, Andrew William (1811-1896) — of Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C. Born in Colleton District (now Colleton County), S.C., June 12, 1811. Delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. Philips' & St. Michael's, 1860-62. Died December 6, 1896 (age 85 years, 177 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew William Burnet (1763-1814) and Elizabeth Washington (de Saussure) Burnet (1777-1828); brother of Elizabeth Washington Burnet (1809-1852; who married Robert Barnwell Rhett (1800-1876)); married to Anne Burgh Smith (1817-1903); nephew of Henry William de Saussure; great-granduncle of Burnet Rhett Maybank; second great-granduncle of Burnet Rhett Maybank, Jr.; first cousin of William Ford DeSaussure; first cousin once removed of Wilmot Gibbes de Saussure.
  Political family: Lowndes-DeSaussure-Aiken-Maybank family of Charleston, South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burnet, Daniel (1763-1827) — of Claiborne County, Miss. Born July 11, 1763. Member Mississippi territorial council, 1805-09; President of the Mississippi Territorial Council, 1809; member of Mississippi territorial House of Representatives, 1807, 1813-15; Speaker of Mississippi Territory House of Representatives, 1813-15; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; delegate to Mississippi state constitutional convention, 1817; member of Mississippi state senate, 1818, 1827; died in office 1827; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi, 1819; member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1823, 1826; Speaker of the Mississippi State House of Representatives, 1826. Died in Claiborne County, Miss., May 27, 1827 (age 63 years, 320 days). Interment at Grindstone Ford Cemetery, Near Port Gibson, Claiborne County, Miss.
  Relatives: Brother of Amos Burnet (1777?-?).
  Burnet, David Gouverneur (1788-1870) — also known as David G. Burnet — of Texas. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., April 14, 1788. U.S. Consul in Galveston, 1832-35; delegate to Texas Convention of 1833 from District of Liberty, 1833; delegate to Texas Consultation of 1835 from District of Liberty, 1835; President of the Texas Republic, 1836; Vice President of the Texas Republic, 1838-41; Texas Republic Secretary of State, 1839, 1839-40. Member, Freemasons. Died December 5, 1870 (age 82 years, 235 days). Original interment and cenotaph at Lakeview Cemetery, Galveston, Tex.; reinterment to unknown location.
  Relatives: Son of William Burnet; half-brother of Jacob Burnet (1770-1853).
  Political family: Burnet family of Newark, New Jersey.
  Burnet County, Tex. is named for him.
  Burnet, E. — of Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Burnet, Isaac G. (1784-1856) — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born July 7, 1784. Mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1819-31. Died March 11, 1856 (age 71 years, 248 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Burnet, Jacob (1770-1853) — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., February 22, 1770. Whig. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1814-15; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1821-28; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1828-31; delegate to Whig National Convention from Ohio, 1839 (Convention Vice-President; member, Balloting Committee; member, Committee to Notify Nominees; speaker). Died in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, May 10, 1853 (age 83 years, 77 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of William Burnet (1730-1791); half-brother of David Gouverneur Burnet.
  Political family: Burnet family of Newark, New Jersey.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Burnet, James B. — of Elizabeth, Union County, N.J. Mayor of Elizabeth, N.J., 1861-62. Burial location unknown.
  Burnet, John — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Postmaster at Newark, N.J., 1784-1803. Burial location unknown.
  Burnet, John — of Pickering County (now Jefferson County), Miss. Member of Mississippi territorial House of Representatives, 1802. Burial location unknown.
  Burnet, Lining See A. Lining Burnet
  Burnet, Margaret M. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burnet, Moses D. — of Onondaga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Onondaga County, 1841. Burial location unknown.
  Burnet, Robert R. — of Orange County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County, 1799-1800, 1803-04. Burial location unknown.
  Burnet, William — Chancellor of New Jersey court of chancery, 1719-28. Burial location unknown.
  Burnet, William (1730-1791) — of New Jersey. Born in Elizabethtown, Essex County (now Elizabeth, Union County), N.J., December 13, 1730. Physician; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Jersey, 1780; county judge in New Jersey, 1785. Died in Newark, Essex County, N.J., October 7, 1791 (age 60 years, 298 days). Interment at First Presbyterian Churchyard, Newark, N.J.
  Relatives: Married to Mary Camp (1731-1781) and Gertrude (Gouverneur) Rutgers; father of Jacob Burnet and David Gouverneur Burnet (1788-1870).
  Political family: Burnet family of Newark, New Jersey.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Burnet, William B. — U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, 1887-89. Burial location unknown.


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