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Harold P. Burke

Biography of Harold P. Burke

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Burke
  • First Name: Harold
  • Middle Name: P.
  • Date of Birth: June , 6 , 1895
  • Place of Birth (POB): Rochester , New York (US-NY, NY, 36, N.Y., N. York)
  • Date of Death: July , 17 , 1981
  • Place of Death (POD): Rochester , New York (US-NY, NY, 36, N.Y., N. York)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Harold P. Burke Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Western District of New York
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Franklin D. Roosevelt ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 04/27/1937
  • Seat vacated by: Rippey , Harlan W.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 04/27/1937
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 06/14/1937
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 06/15/1937
  • Commission Date: 06/18/1937
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1955
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1967
  • Retirement from Active Service: 06/15/1981
  • Date of Termination: 07/17/1981
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Harold P. Burke in the Law School

  • Name of School: Notre Dame Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1916

Harold P. Burke Career Path


  • U.S. Army
  • Private practice, Rochester, New York, 1920-1931
  • Assistant attorney general, State of New York, 1931-1934
  • Corporate counsel for Rochester, New York, 1934-1937


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