Harvey William Burk
|Harvey William Burk|
|Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Durham West
|Preceded by||Edmund Burke Wood|
|Succeeded by||Edward Blake|
Darlington Township, Upper Canada
|Died||October 13, 1907|
Burk was educated in Darlington Township. He was married twice: to Roley Williams in 1848 and to Susan Armour in 1859. He operated a farm near Bowmanville. Burk served on the township council and was reeve from 1873 to 1874. He was elected to the Canadian House of Commons as a Member the Liberal Party to represent Durham West in 1874. He won a landslide victory in 1878. Burk resigned October 18, 1879 to allow Edward Blake to be elected.
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- Brown, Robert Craig (2005). "Samuel Hughes". Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online. Retrieved 2009-09-22.
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