political biographies – Burlock, Samuel James
Burlock, Samuel James
1877 – 1941
Born, March 25th, 1877, at Gordonsville, Carleton County, N.B. Of Irish ancestry. Son of Samuel T. Burlock, and his wife, Catherine Corcoran.
Educated at the Gordonsville Pubic School.
Located at Gordonsville, Carleton County, N.B. and engaged in farming. Was Director of the Farmer’s Co-operative Co.; and Pres. of the United Farmers Association of Carleton County.
Married, April 9th, 1902, to Miss Frances Clair, daughter of Randolph Clair, Esq., Gordonsville, N.B. by this marriage there was no family.
First elected to the House of Assembly of N.B., as one of the members for Carleton County, at the G.E. of October 9th, 1920, and sat as member in the legislature until dissolution in 1925. At the G.E. of August 10th, 1925, he was defeated, and subsequently retired from active politics.
Shortly afterwards he moved to Jackonsville, Carleton County, N.B. and resided there until his decease.
He died August 18th, 1941, at his residence, Coldstream, N.B., aged sixty-four years. Survived by an adopted daughter. Buried in the Baptist Cemetery, Gordonsville, N.B.
His wife pre-deceased him, dying September 6th, 1934, aged forty-nine years.
In Politics: a Liberal Progressive.
In Religion: a Baptist.
1. Adopted Dau: Eva
MC1156 – Graves Papers