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Edward M. Burke
|City of Chicago Alderman|
March 12, 1969
|Born||December 29, 1943
|Spouse(s)||Anne M. Burke|
Burke was first elected to the Chicago City Council in 1969, and represents part of the city's Southwest Side. Burke has been called Chicago's "most powerful alderman" by the Chicago Sun-Times. Burke was named one of the "100 Most Powerful Chicagoans" by Chicago Magazine.
Burke is the longest-serving aldermen in Chicago history.
Burke is the lead partner in a law firm that works in property tax appeals. On November 29, 2018, Burke's office at Chicago City Hall and his Aldermanic ward office were seized by federal agents, who ejected staff and papered over the doors and windows.
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