11/27/1866 - 11/19/1912

BURKE, Nicholas, a Representative from Lackawanna County; born, November 27, 1866 in Sacriston, County Durham, England; coal miner; financial secretary-treasurer, Central Labor Union, Scranton; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1906; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1908, 1910); national organizer, United Mine Workers of America (1908); died, November 19, 1912 in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; interred, Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.

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