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Martha Jane Burk
c. 1886 photograph by
Henry R. Locke

Burk

or Burke  (bûrk), Martha Jane Known as Ca·lam·i·ty Jane (kə-lăm′ĭ-tē jān′) 1852?-1903.
American frontierswoman who gained fame first as a cavalry scout and eventually as a performer with Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show.

burk

(bɜːk)
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slang Brit a variant spelling of berk
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Noun1.burk - United States frontierswoman and legendary figure of the Wild West noted for her marksmanship (1852-1903)Burk - United States frontierswoman and legendary figure of the Wild West noted for her marksmanship (1852-1903)
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Santa Ana Federal Credit Union, Santa Ana, Calif., announced that longtime board member John Burk has decided to step aside after more than 50 years of volunteering.
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Melissa Danielle Barrows and John Phillips Burk were united in marriage on May 31.
From the outset Rovers piled on the pressure and Rangers keeper Michael Burk was quickly called into action to stop a 20-yard effort from Rovers skipperNoah Robson.
"That's not enough," said Patrick Burk, chief policy officer with the superintendent's office of the Oregon Department of Education, who flew to Mexico with Oregon curriculum officials in August to take part in discussions about the proposed program.
Como Lake Resort owner and operator Sue Burk has found it a marked improvement from the four-way radio phone service she previously endured.
"We have a great group of hardworking people here, and we don't look at ourselves as just employees," said Gary Burk, president of Western Printing Ink.
Let The River Run Silver Again!: How One School Helped Return The American Shad To The Potomac River--And How You Too Can Help Protect And Restore Our Living Waters by elementary school classroom teacher Sandy Burk is an informative and profusely illustrated exploration of the difference one school made to greatly impact the environment and nature of the Potomac River.
Frederick Burk, 42, was accused of slapping his live-in girlfriend in an argument over a pack of cigarettes.
Patrick Burk, a bodyguard who has protected moviemaker Michael Moore, was arrested yesterday (20 January) at New York's John F.
The registrar of Washoe County is Daniel Burk. "An official of the Republican Party" came to his office one day with a small group, he says.
Burk, a professor of pathology and director of the Clinical Nutrition Research Unit at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Gerd P.