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Charles Henry Burke
Birth: Apr. 1, 1861
Alexander
Genesee County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 1944
Washington
District of Columbia
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)*
 
 Children:
  Walter Henry Burke (1890 - 1982)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph William Burke (____ - 1946)*
  Walter B Burke (____ - 1869)*
  Joseph W. Burke (1817 - 1902)*
  Catherine E. Burke Harris (1858 - 1919)*
  Charles Henry Burke (1861 - 1944)
  Lulu Burke Torrance (1862 - 1935)*
  Grace Burke (1876 - 1956)*
 
*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
Find A Grave Memorial# 6917277
Charles Henry Burke
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