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Burke, L. A.


Biographical Information

Major L. A. Burke, of New Harmony, was appointed to the Board of Trustees for the creation of Purdue University when the Board was expanded on January 31, 1871. He served until June 2, 1874. Burke began servings as the Superintendent of the Purdue University Farm on April 1, 1874. the first years of the University. He was in charge of buildings, residences, implements, tools, and grounds, including their furnishment, labor, and maintenance.


Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of Purdue University, for the Year Ending October 31, 1873-1882. Indianapolis, IN: Sentinel Company Printers.

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L. A. Burke papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 17, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSF 60
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one folder of articles written by L. A. Burke.
Dates: 1875 - 1877