John E. Burbage
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|John E. Burbage|
|Born||3 December 1834|
|Died||21 January 1903 (68)|
Baltimore, Maryland 
|Burial||Druid Ridge Cemetery, Pikesville, Maryland |
|Alma mater||Washington College|
|Affiliations||Knights of the Golden Eagle|
John Emory Burbage (December 3, 1834 - January 21, 1903) was an American fraternalist, founder of the Knights of the Golden Eagle, in addition to holding membership in similar orders, including the Royal Arcanum.
- "John E. Burbage, Sr. (obituary)", Chestertown Transcript (Chestertown, MD), 24 January 1903, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=104112384&PIpi=139372699, "Mr. John Emory Burbage, Sr., died in Baltimore this week, aged 68 years. The following is from the Baltimore Sun: 'Mr. Burbage was born on December 3, 1838, near Chestertown, Md. He was educated at Washington College, in that town[...] Mr. Burbage founded in 1873 the Knights of the Golden Eagle, of which, at the time of his death, has was past supreme chief. He also recognized the Legion of the Red Cross about 16 years ago. He was a member of the Royal Arcanum and had been connected extensively with other fraternal organizations.'"
- John Emory Burbage, Sr (1834 - 1903), findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=104112384