Burke, Edmund (Congressman)
Born: 1809-01-23 Vermont
Died: 1882-01-25 New Hampshire
Flourished: New Hampshire
Burke was an attorney, newspaper editor, U.S. congressman, and U.S. commissioner of patents. After attending public schools, Burke read law and earned admission to the bar in 1826. He established a law practice in Colbrook, New Hampshire. In 1833, he moved to Claremont, New Hampshire to undertake the editorship of the
Gravestone, Maple Grove Cemetery, Newport, NH; Biographical Directory of the American Congress 1774-1996 (Alexandria, VA: CQ Staff Directories, 1997), 743; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Newport, Sullivan County, NH, 32.