- Category : 1932-births
- Type : PSP
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Split - Small (17)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Tension 3
American politician, California's most prominent black and female political operative. She began her career by setting standards, as she was the first black woman on the County Board of Supervisors beginning on 6/14/1979. The first of her three terms as a U.S. Congresswoman began with her election on 11/07/1972.
Burke was married for the first time from 1957-1964. Her second marriage occurred on 6/14/1972 and has produced one daughter.