Edwin R Burke (1914 - 1991)

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Edwin R Burke
1914 - 1991
updated February 06, 2019
Edwin R Burke was born on December 22, 1914. He died on November 17, 1991 at 76 years of age.

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Edwin R Burke died on November 17, 1991 at age 76. He was born on December 22, 1914. We are unaware of information about Edwin's family or relationships.
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In 1914, in the year that Edwin R Burke was born, in June, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Yugoslavian national. Austria-Hungary delivered an ultimatum to Serbia. Other major powers took sides - and World War I began: Austria declared war on Serbia; Germany on Russia and France; Britain on Germany . . . and on it went until most of the world was embroiled in the war.

In 1926, when he was only 12 years old, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1954, when he was 40 years old, on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1968, he was 54 years old when on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

In 1991, in the year of Edwin R Burke's passing, on December 25th, the Soviet Union flag was lowered and replaced by the Russian tricolor flag. It was the end of the Soviet Union. Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as President of the Soviet Union and Boris Yeltsin became President of the Russian Republic.

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Born: around 1915
United States
Edwin W Burke
Born: around 1914
Texas, United States
Edwin S Burke
Born: around 1918
United States
Edwin Burke
Born: around 1921
Kentucky, United States
Edwin H Burke
Born: around 1919
Pennsylvania, United States
Edwin A Jr Burke
Born: around 1921
Pennsylvania, United States
Edwin C Burke
Born: around 1918
New York, Limited Service Or (ceylon Or India Or Maldive Islands), United States
Edwin D Burke
Born: around 1908
New York, United States
Edwin M Burke
Born: around 1927
Massachusetts, United States
Edwin J Burke
Born: around 1913
Maine, United States
Edwin J Burke
Born: around 1919
Massachusetts, United States
Edwin J Burke
Born: around 1917
Massachusetts, United States
Edwin A Burke
Born: around 1928
Iowa, United States
Edwin L Burke
Born: around 1921
Kansas, United States
Edwin F Burke
Born: around 1923
Illinois, United States
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Born: around 1918
United States

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Michael J Burke
Jun 4, 1909 - Aug 13, 1994
Matlock, WA
Nathaniel Burke
May 31, 1909 - May 27, 1991
Calexico, CA
Dorothy L Burke
Apr 13, 1918 - Feb 25, 2002
Camano Island, WA
Beulah Burke
May 24, 1897 - May 1975
Yakima, Washington
Stephen Burke
Oct 27, 1894 - December 1974
Yakima, Washington
Virginia Burke
Jun 12, 1884 - April 1978
Portland, Oregon
Stewart Burke
Nov 18, 1911 - September 1976
George J Burke
Mar 21, 1918 - Aug 17, 2007
Alpharetta, GA
James Burke
Jan 7, 1879 - June 1967
Tacoma, Washington
Thomas Burke
Jun 27, 1908 - May 1973
Tacoma, Washington
William E Burke
Apr 5, 1913 - Jun 30, 1996
Mountlake Terrace, WA
James C Burke
Jul 30, 1913 - May 6, 2001
Novato, CA
William M Burke
Oct 31, 1924 - Oct 12, 2008
James Burke
Jun 12, 1921 - November 1984
Gig Harbor, Washington
Marie J Burke
Oct 7, 1919 - Sep 17, 1999
Bellingham, WA
Delbert Burke
Nov 19, 1922 - Nov 20, 2009
Arlington, WA
William F Burke
Oct 7, 1922 - Mar 22, 1998
Bothell, WA
Robert Burke
Aug 24, 1922 - July 1966
Port Angeles, Washington
Harold G Burke
Nov 22, 1921 - Jun 27, 1997
Portland, OR
Jean Burke
Feb 15, 1922 - Sep 3, 2005
Selah, WA

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William Bell
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Thomas W Maughan
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P M Carlough
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Vashon, WA
William Troughten
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Seattle, Washington
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Milton Freewater, Oregon
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