Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke

Birth
Westminster, Windham County, Vermont, USA
Death 25 Jan 1882 (aged 73)
Newport, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Newport, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 6964510 · View Source
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US Congressman. Born in Westminster, Vermont, he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1826 and commenced to practice in Colebrook, New Hampshire. He moved to Newport, New Hampshire in 1834, assumed editorial management of the New Hampshire Argus newspaper, was commissioned as adjutant in the New Hampshire State militia in 1837 and was brigade inspector in 1838. In 1839, he was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-sixth, Twenty-seventh and Twenty-eighth Congresses, serving until 1845. Not a candidate for renomination, President Polk appointed him Commissioner of Patents and he served (1846-50). He then resumed the practice of law in Newport, New Hampshire and served as a presiding member of the New Hampshire State Board of Agriculture, (1867-71). He died at age 73 in Newport, New Hampshire.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 6964510
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edmund Burke (23 Jan 1809–25 Jan 1882), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6964510, citing Maple Street Cemetery, Newport, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .