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Edward R. Burke

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Edward Raymond Burke
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United States Senator
from Nebraska
In office
January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1941
Preceded byRichard C. Hunter
Succeeded byHugh A. Butler
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Nebraska's 2nd district
In office
March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935
Preceded byH. Malcolm Baldrige
Succeeded byCharles F. McLaughlin
Personal details
Born(1880-11-28)November 28, 1880
Bon Homme County, South Dakota
DiedNovember 4, 1968(1968-11-04) (aged 87)
Kensington, Maryland
Political partyDemocratic

Edward Raymond Burke (November 28, 1880 – November 4, 1968) was a Nebraska Democratic Party politician. Burke moved to Sparta, Wisconsin with his parents and then Beloit, Wisconsin where he went to Beloit College. Burke graduated in 1906, moved to Chadron, Nebraska, where he taught school until 1908. He graduated from Harvard Law School and was admitted to the bar in 1911. Afterwards, he set up shop in Omaha, Nebraska.

During World War I he enlisted and served as a second lieutenant in the Air Service from 1917 to 1919. He served as the president of the board of education for Omaha from 1927 to 1930. He was elected to the Seventy-third Congress from Nebraska in 1933 and then ran for Senator from in 1934. Serving from January 3, 1935, to January 3, 1941, he chaired the U.S. Senate Committee on Claims. He failed to be renominated for the seat in 1940, losing the Democratic primary to Governor Robert L. Cochran, who then lost the general election to Hugh A. Butler [1].

He resumed his law practice in Omaha in 1941 and moved to Washington, D.C. in 1942 to serve as president of the Southern Coal Producers Association until 1947. He was a Washington representative and general counsel for Hawaiian Statehood Commission until 1950, when he retired to Kensington, Maryland. He died in 1968, and was interred in Fort Lincoln Mausoleum.

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  1. "Burke, Edward Raymond". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved January 12, 2006.
  2. "Burke, Edward Raymond". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved January 12, 2006.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
H. Malcolm Baldrige
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Nebraska's 2nd congressional district

March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935
Succeeded by
Charles F. McLaughlin
U.S. Senate
Preceded by
Richard C. Hunter
 U.S. Senator (Class 1) from Nebraska
January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1941
Served alongside: George W. Norris
Succeeded by
Hugh A. Butler
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