Glendy Burke

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Glendy Burke was the 29th mayor of New Orleans (June 8, 1865 – June 28, 1865).

Even before he became mayor he had had a paddle steamer named for him[1] and the name of the boat was used by Stephen Foster in his song The Glendy Burk.


  1. ^ List of documents on Louisiana State University in Shreveport website
Political offices
Preceded by
Samuel Miller Quincy
Mayor of New Orleans
June 8, 1865 – June 28, 1865
Succeeded by
Hugh Kennedy