Edwin Burke originates from Jersey City, New Jersey.

His Norwegian connection is through his mom (1st generation Norwegian American). He worked his high school summers at a Norwegian American community (Rowland, Pennsylvania, part of the Pocono Mountains). Where Norwegian Americans from Brooklyn, New York had their second home. 

Years later (1979) he made his transition to the American Southwest: Santa Fe – Albuquerque area of New Mexico. He eventually became involved in the Scandinavian Club of Albuquerque, where he served as 1st Vice President – Program Chair 2012-13 and President 2013-2015. He is still serving on the board as immediate past president. 

For fun, Ed enjoyes cycling, casual kayaking, hiking, and snowshoeing and travel. 

If you have any questions or want to get involved in Norwegians Worldwide in New Mexico, please contact Ed at methesquarehead@aol.com.