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Thomas Burke, American judge.

Background

Burke, Thomas was born on December 22, 1848 in in Clinton Company, New York, United States. Son of James and Bridget Delia Burke.

Education

Graduate Academy Ypsilanti, Michigan, 1870. Student literature department University of Michigan, 1870-1871, law department, 1871-1872. (Doctor of Laws, Whitman College, Washington, 1902).

Career

Admitted to bar, 1873. In practice at Seattle, Washington, since 1875. Judge Probate Court, King Company, Washington, 1876-1880.

Candidate for Congress, 1880. Chief justice Supreme Court, Washington Ty., December 1888-April 1889.

Connections

Married Caroline E. McGilvra, October 6, 1879.

father:
James Burke

mother:
Bridget Delia Burke

spouse:
Caroline E. McGilvra