Thomas A. Burke

Thomas A. Burke

Thomas Aloysius Burke
United States Senator
from Ohio
In office
November 10, 1953 – December 2, 1954
Appointed by Frank Lausche
Preceded by Robert A. Taft
Succeeded by George H. Bender
Personal details
Born (1898-10-30)October 30, 1898
Cleveland, Ohio
Died December 5, 1971(1971-12-05) (aged 73)
Cleveland, Ohio
Political party Democratic

Thomas Aloysius Burke (October 30, 1898 – December 5, 1971) was a Democratic Party politician from Ohio. He served as the 48th mayor of Cleveland, Ohio and in the United States Senate from November 10, 1953 until December 2, 1954. Cleveland Burke Lakefront Airport is named after him.

Born in George H. Bender by a very narrow margin. Bender in turn lost to Lausche