|Birth: ||Apr. 28, 1851|
The Biographical History of Crawford, Ida & Sac Counties
E.K. Burch, attorney-at-law of Denison, Iowa, came to this city in the fall of 1883, where he has continued in the practice of law ever since. He is a native of Steuben County, Indiana, born April 28, 1851, son of Elizur and Phoebe (Windsar) Burch.
Our subject was reared at Hillsdale, Michigan, from the time he was seven, and received his education at the Hillsdale College graduating in the class of 1871. Two years later he began reading law at Owatonna, Minnesota, with Lewis L. Wheelock. After three years study he went to Albany Law School in New York where he graduated in 1876, and was admitted to the bar the following year and to the bar of Iowa in 1878. He located in Minnesota for eighteen months and then went to Dunlap, Iowa where he resided for three or four years engaged in the practice of his profession.
In 1883 he came to Denison and opened an office, where he has since been in practice. He had been in Denison in 1878 in the employ of the Auditor's office as Deputy Auditor. He has served as Mayor of the City of Denison from 1886 to 1891. He is a prominent Republican and is one of the leading attorneys of the county, as he is a man of much ability. Socially, he affiliates with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, also Dowdall Lodge No. 90, Knights of Pythias.
Mr. Burch was married September 22, 1890, to Miss Mariah Kuhn, a native of Pennsylvania. They have two children, Mary C. and Helen. They are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church.
Mr. Burch has his office in Laub's block, on Broadway. He is a genial, whole-souled man and is always glad to contribute to anything tending to advance the interests of his adopted city, which he loves so dearly.
Maria Sabina Kuhn Burch (1854 - 1915)
Helen Louise Burch Simpson Naftel (1888 - 1966)*
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Lewis L. Wheelock, who he read law with, is his brother-in-law, husband of his sister Adeline.|
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