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John Burke
Full Name: John R. Burke
Date of birth: 1792
Date of death: 1855

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 30 Nov 7, 1853 - Nov 5, 1855 5th (1)     Burkeville / Newton   Jasper, Newton, Sabine
(1) 5th Legislature - City/county, pp. 457-461. House Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • BURKE, JOHN R. (1792-1855). "Born either in Liverpool, England, during 1792 or in Virginia during 1797," died 1855. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • John R. Burke (1797-1855), grave marker photos, interment in Burkeville City Cemetery, Burkeville, Newton County. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned on historical marker, original site Burkeville Methodist Church. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in BURKEVILLE, TEXAS. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Committee Informationtop
    5th R.S. - 1853
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
     

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