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Charles Henry Burke
Birth: Apr. 1, 1861
Alexander
Genesee County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 1944
District Of Columbia, USA

US Congressman. He moved to the Territory of Dakota in 1882, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1886, set up a law practice and engaged in the real estate investment business in Pierre, South Dakota. He was a member of the South Dakota State House of Representatives in 1895 and 1897. In 1899, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-sixth Congress and to the next three succeeding Congresses, serving until 1907. He was reelected to the Sixty-first, Sixty-second and Sixty-third Congresses, serving (1909-15). He did not seek renomination, was appointed Commissioner of Indian Affairs, Washington, D.C. serving (1921-29), then engaged in the real estate and loan business in Pierre South Dakota. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Walter Burke (1820 - 1911)
  Sarah T. Beckwith Burke (1828 - 1907)
 
 Spouse:
  Caroline S Schlosser Burke (1867 - 1954)*
 
 Siblings:
  Walter B Burke (____ - 1869)*
  Joseph Burke (1817 - 1902)*
  Catherine E. Burke Harris (1858 - 1919)*
  Charles Henry Burke (1861 - 1944)
  Lulu Burke Torrance (1862 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Pierre
Hughes County
South Dakota, USA
Plot: ANNEX EE 26 7
 
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Record added: Nov 10, 2002
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Charles Henry Burke
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