Sir Thomas John Burke, 3rd Baronet DL (7 June 1813 – 9 December 1875) was an Irish landowner and politician from County Galway.
Born at Marble Hill, he sat as an independent liberal Member of Parliament for the Galway County for eighteen years. His father, John Burke, was MP for the same constituency from 1830 to 1832.
Sometime a Captain in the 1st Royals, he was best known for his love of sport, and his connection with horse racing is preserved through the Marble Hill Stakes annually run for at the Curragh. He has been described as "a genial, handsome man, exceedingly popular with the country people, but by no means as prudent and business like as his father". He married Lady Mary Nugent, daughter of Anthony Nugent, 9th Earl of Westmeath.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Thomas Burke
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
Thomas Barnwall Martin and
John James Bodkin
|Member of Parliament for Galway County
1847 – 1865
With: Christopher St. George 1847–1852
Thomas Bellew 1852–1857
William Henry Gregory from 1857
Ulick de Burgh-Canning and
William Henry Gregory
|Baronetage of Ireland|
(of Marble Hill)
1847 – 1875
John Charles Burke
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