01/28/1931 - 01/10/2019

BURNS, Edward Francis, Jr., a Representative from Bucks County; born in Branchdale, Schuylkill County, Pa., January 28, 1931; graduated, Northeast Catholic High School, 1948; B.A., history, LaSalle College,1952; M.Ed., Temple University, 1957; served, United States Naval Reserves (1950-1991, Korean War); teacher (20 years); elected, Bensalem Township School Board (1971-1974); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1972; reelected to serve 8 more consecutive terms, not a candidate for reelection to the House (1990); elected, mayor, Bensalem (1989-1993); died, January 10, 2019 in Audubon, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; interred, Our Lady of Grace Cemetery, Langhorne, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.


Archival Collections

Papers of Edward F. Burns, Jr., 1973-1990, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.

Oral History

Rep. Edward F. Burns Oral History, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives (May 25, 2006)


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