Samuel P. Burre was born in Chicago, IL on Aug. 18, 1900. Burre settled in Eureka, CA in 1905. After graduation from medical school, he established a medical practice there. In his leisure he became a skilled painter and active in the local art scene. In 1934 he organized the Humboldt Art Club and served as its first president. Dr. Burre was a resident of Eureka until his demise on Oct. 24, 1989.
Member: American Physicians AA.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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