ebook  History of Watertown, Wisconsin


Richard Burke Jr


The History of Jefferson County, Wisconsin, Chicago: Western Historical Company. 1879;
1880 Watertown City Directory


Richare H. Burke, druggist, agent for rubber and paints, and dealer in toilet articles, perfumeries, wines, liquors, cigars, etc., northeast corner of Main and Washington streets, prescriptions carefully compounded.


Mr. Burke was born in Canada West May 15, 1854; in 1863, he came with his parents to Emmet Township, Dodge Co., Wis., where he was engaged as a farmer until he commenced the study of medicine at Rush Medical College, where he attended two courses of lectures


He graduated from the College of the Sacred Heart in 1876.  His father, Richard Burke, died in town of Emmett in 1874.