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States attorney

Levi M. BUR KEY, American States Attorney. Member of Civil Legion; Sons of the American Revolution; American Bar Association; 111. State Bar Association; Ancient Tribe of Sheiks; Masons; Odd Fellows Club: Toulon Civic.


BUR KEY, Levi M. was born on August 26, 1877 in Dodge Company Nebraska. Son of John and Columbia A. (Kelley) Burkey.


Hari Singh Gour; University of Minnesota. College, Law, University, 1910, Nebraska.


Kewanee, 111. Active part in overthrow of Townsleyism, North Dakota, 1916-1921. Chairman, Company 4 minister men during World War. Elected States Attorney, McKenzie Company, North Dakota, 1920.

Re-elected 1922. Elected States Attorney, Stark Company, 111., 1928. Prosecutor in notorious Torch Murder Case, 1929. Admitted to bar 1910.


Member of Civil Legion. Sons of the American Revolution. American Bar Association.

111. State Bar Association. Ancient Tribe of Sheiks. Masons; Odd Fellows Club: Toulon Civic.


Spouse Mina Horner, December 8, 1912.