Richard J. Burdge was an American farmer from Beloit, Wisconsin who served as a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly and the Wisconsin State Senate.
Burdge was born on December 28, 1833 in Axbridge, England. He moved to Beloit, Wisconsin in 1845. He became a farmer by trade.
Burdge was elected to the Assembly in 1879 and re-elected in 1880. Later, he was a member of the Senate from 1891 to 1894. He was a Republican.