Rodeo Whirlwind – Emma “Pee Wee” Burge

2020-12-14T22:29:12+00:00May 15th, 2017|Categories: Features, People|Tags: , , |

Emma “Pee Wee” Burge Ott was born in 1919 in Giswil, Switzerland. At the age of 9 her family immigrated to the United States. Arriving at Ellis Island, the family established roots in California. Emma’s parents worked at a dairy farm. Emma began riding the calves and as a teenager she was hired to ride steers [...]