Strangers to Us All
Lawyers and Poetry

E.J. Burns

North Dakota

"E.J. Burns came from Missouri and homesteaded. He was an attorney and wrote poetry. A poem he wrote during World War I was entitled 'Wave Flag, Wave.' He wrote many others." [The Wonder of Williams: The History of Williams County, North Dakota quoted in, Ian Franzier, Great Plains 76 (Picador, 2001)]