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MICHAEL T. BURKE


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1891-1892 Democrat
1893-1894 Democrat
 Counties   Lackawanna

Biography

12/08/1848 - 10/21/1906

BURKE, Michael T., a Representative from Lackawanna County; born, December 8, 1848 in Ireland; attended, De La Salle Institute; miner; staff writer, Boston Pilot (3 years); teacher; elected, supervisor, auditor and treasurer, Carbondale; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1890 and 1892; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1894); engaged, insurance business; travelling salesman, Catholic Benevolent Legion; died, October 21, 1906 in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; interred, Saint Rose of Lima Cemetery, Carbondale, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.