Burke, Nicholas Charles was born on March 27, 1854 in Washington, District of Columbia. Son of Honorary Nicholas Burke.
Educated Mount St. Mary’s College, Emmitsburg, Maryland.
Edward H. Ady, of Baltimore, Maryland., November 21, 1878. Admitted to bar, 1875, and began practice at Towson, Maryland. State’s attorney, Baltimore Company, 1883-1889.
Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1888. Appointed associate judge Circuit Court Maryland, August 8, 1889, and elected for full term, 1889-1904. Associate judge Court of Appeals Maryland, term 1905-1920.