Charles Henry Burke


Charles Henry Burke Famous memorial

Alexander, Genesee County, New York, USA
Death 7 Apr 1944 (aged 83)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Pierre, Hughes County, South Dakota, USA
Plot ANNEX EE 26 7
Memorial ID 6917277 View Source

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.

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  • Added: 10 Nov 2002
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