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BURNETT (Soundex B653) — See also BARNETT, BRUNETT, BUNNETT, BURETT, BURN, BURNET, BURNETTE, BURNITE, BURTNETT, BUTNER, BUTTNER, DEJOURNETT, FOURNET, FOURNETT, GURNETT, MCBURNETT, NETT.

  BURNETT: See also Burnett James Abbott — Sidney Miller Ballou — Francis Burnett Bangs — William Burnett Benton — Burnett J. Bergeson — Burnett B. Bignall — Mrs. Burnett Bloodworth — Cecil Farris Bryant — Burnett Bush — Burnett Mitchell Chiperfield — Claude Burnett Chiperfield — Chase Addison Clark — Lincoln E. Clement — Burnett Hayden Crawford — Wade H. Crowder, Jr. — Isham Burnett Dodson — John Evans — Burnett S. Johnson — Edward Burnett Lawson — Robert Louis Leggett — R. Burnett Miller — Isaac Newton Mills — Tom P. Pace — William Jamieson Pape — David Auburn Peery — Darlena Williams-Burnett
  Burnett, A. C. — of Cadiz, Trigg County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1932 (alternate), 1936, 1944. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, Alexander S. — of New Albany, Floyd County, Ind. Postmaster at New Albany, Ind., 1836-41, 1842-45. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, Arthur — of Cadiz, Trigg County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, C. A. — of Girard, Crawford County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, Charles H. — of Albion, Calhoun County, Mich. Democrat. Laundry owner; mayor of Albion, Mich., 1913-14; defeated, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, Charlton (b. 1826) — of Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pa. Born in Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pa., August 31, 1826. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1864; member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1867-69, 1876-78 (10th District 1867-69, 22nd District 1876-78). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Rogers Levering Burnett (1856-?).
  Burnett, Edmund — of Canal Dover (now Dover), Tuscarawas County, Ohio. Republican. Postmaster at Canal Dover, Ohio, 1881. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, Edward (1849-1925) — of Southborough, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 16, 1849. Democrat. Farmer; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 9th District, 1887-89; farm architect. Died in Milton, Norfolk County, Mass., November 5, 1925 (age 76 years, 234 days). Interment at St. Mark's Churchyard, Southborough, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Burnett (1820-1894); married to Mabel Lowell (daughter of James Russell Lowell (1819-1891)).
  Political family: Lowell-Dunlap family of Massachusetts.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Burnett, Edward M. — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Republican. Postmaster at Baton Rouge, La., 1910-13. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, Effie (1896-1973) — of Charlotte, Eaton County, Mich. Born April 1, 1896. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 3rd District, 1944; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1944, 1948. Female. Died in Charlotte, Eaton County, Mich., January 21, 1973 (age 76 years, 295 days). Interment at Maple Hill Cemetery, Charlotte, Mich.
  Burnett, Emily — of Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, F. P. — of Globe, Gila County, Ariz. Born in Illinois. Republican. Postmaster at Globe, Ariz., 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, G. C. — of Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, S.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Burnett, George Henry (1853-1927) — also known as George H. Burnett — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born in Yamhill County, Ore., May 9, 1853. Republican. Lawyer; District Attorney, 3rd Judicial District, 1876-78; circuit judge in Oregon 3rd District, 1892-1910; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1911-27; died in office 1927; chief justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1921-22, 1927; died in office 1927. Member, Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Elks. Died September 10, 1927 (age 74 years, 124 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George William Burnett and Sidney Ann (Younger) Burnett; married, December 31, 1879, to Miriam Belt.
  Burnett, George N. — of Greenwood, Greenwood County, S.C. Democrat. Postmaster at Greenwood, S.C., 1933-44 (acting, 1933-34). Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, Guy A., Jr. — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Furniture business; candidate for mayor of Tampa, Fla., 1963. Still living as of 1963.
  Burnett, H. C. — of Princeton, Caldwell County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, H. Prince See Henry Prince Burnett
  Burnett, Henry — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1880 (Convention Vice-President). Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, Henry Cornelius (1825-1866) — also known as Henry C. Burnett — of Cadiz, Trigg County, Ky. Born in Essex County, Va., October 5, 1825. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1st District, 1855-61; delegate to Kentucky secession convention, 1861; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Delegate from Kentucky to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; Senator from Kentucky in the Confederate Congress, 1862-65. Died in Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky., October 1, 1866 (age 40 years, 361 days). Interment at East End Cemetery, Cadiz, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Isaac Burnett and Martha (Garnett) Burnett; married to Mary A. Terry.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burnett, Henry Lawrence (1838-1916) — also known as Henry L. Burnett; "Lightning Eyes Burnett" — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, December 26, 1838. Lawyer; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1898-1906. Investigated the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, and helped prosecute the conspirators. Died, of pneumonia, in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 4, 1916 (age 77 years, 9 days). Interment at Slate Hill Cemetery, Goshen, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Agnes Suffern Tailer.
  Burnett, Henry Prince — also known as H. Prince Burnett — of Galax, Va. Republican. Member of Virginia state house of delegates from Grayson County, 1938-39; delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1944; delegate to Virginia limited constitutional convention 14th District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, Herman See Otis Herman Burnett
  Burnett, I. G. — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Mayor of Dayton, Ohio, 1809. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, J. Lester — of Orange County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Orange County 2nd District, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, James — of Scotland, Windham County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 13th District, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, James — Socialist. Delegate to Socialist National Convention from Young People's Socialist League, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Burnett, James B. — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Republican. Postmaster at Baton Rouge, La., 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, Jean La Rue (d. 1907) — also known as Jean L. Burnett — of Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y. Born in Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Ontario County, 1899-1907; died in office 1907; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904. Died in February, 1907. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, Jim — of Brentwood, Williamson County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Burnett, Jim — of Clinton, Van Buren County, Ark. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from Arkansas, 2008; delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 2008; Presidential Elector for Arkansas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Burnett, Jody — of Logan, Cache County, Utah. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Burnett, John — Justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1874-76. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, John — of Macon County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Macon County, 1907-08. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, John D. — of Clark County, Ohio. Member of Ohio state house of representatives from Clark County, 1850; member of Ohio state senate 11th District, 1852-53. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, John D. — U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama, 1885-89. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, John Houston (1844-1934) — of Marion, Williamson County, Ill. Born in Marion, Williamson County, Ill., September 19, 1844. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of Marion, Ill., 1895-97, 1911-13. Baptist. Died, following a fall which broke his hip, in Marion, Williamson County, Ill., July 13, 1934 (age 89 years, 297 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Marion, Ill.
  Relatives: Father of Otis Herman Burnett (1872-1909).
  Burnett, John Lawson (1854-1919) — also known as John L. Burnett — of Gadsden, Etowah County, Ala. Born in Cedar Bluff, Cherokee County, Ala., January 20, 1854. Democrat. Member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1884; member of Alabama state senate, 1886; U.S. Representative from Alabama 7th District, 1899-1919; died in office 1919. Died in Gadsden, Etowah County, Ala., May 13, 1919 (age 65 years, 113 days). Interment at Forrest Cemetery, Gadsden, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of W. E. J. Burnett and Mary N. Burnett; married 1896 to Bettie Reader.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burnett, John M. — of San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, John T. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, Jonathan — of Essex County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Essex County, 1853-54. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, K. King — Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Maryland 1st District, 1971. Still living as of 1971.
  Burnett, King See K. King Burnett
  Burnett, L. A. — of Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, Leander W. — U.S. Consular Agent in Amherstburg, as of 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, Leslie G. — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Burnett, Lester See J. Lester Burnett
  Burnett, Lightning Eyes: See Henry Lawrence Burnett
  Burnett, Mary Elizabeth — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 50th District, 1946-53. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, Nahum (1894-1951) — of Charlotte, Eaton County, Mich. Born in 1894. Socialist. Candidate for Michigan state board of agriculture, 1935, 1939; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1936; candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1938; candidate for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1940; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1940; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 3rd District, 1948. Died October 12, 1951 (age about 57 years). Interment at Maple Hill Cemetery, Charlotte, Mich.
  Burnett, Orville L. — of Bourbon, Crawford County, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Crawford County, 1949-54; defeated, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, Otis Herman (1872-1909) — also known as Herman Burnett — of Illinois. Born in Marion, Williamson County, Ill., January 7, 1872. Member of Illinois state senate 50th District, 1901-07. Died in Marion, Williamson County, Ill., August 10, 1909 (age 37 years, 215 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Marion, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of John Houston Burnett (1844-1934).
  Burnett, Patricia — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1979. Female. Still living as of 1979.
  Burnett, Peter Hardeman (1807-1895) — also known as Peter H. Burnett — Born in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., November 15, 1807. Banker; justice of Oregon territorial supreme court, 1848-49; Governor of California, 1849-51; justice of California state supreme court, 1857-58. Died in San Francisco, Calif., May 17, 1895 (age 87 years, 183 days). Interment at Santa Clara Mission Cemetery, Santa Clara, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of George Burnet and Dorothy (Hardeman) Burnet; married 1828 to Harriet Rogers.
  Burnett, Prince See Henry Prince Burnett
  Burnett, R. A. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, R. L. — of Tennessee. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee 3rd District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, Rad — of Illinois. Union Progressive candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois at-large, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, Rogers Levering (b. 1856) — also known as Rogers L. Burnett — of Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pa. Born in Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pa., October 25, 1856. Lawyer; Monroe County District Attorney, 1884-90; U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1913-21. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charlton Burnett (1826-?) and Jane Caroline (Levering) Burnett; married, June 15, 1910, to Leonora Miller Pritchard.
  Burnett, Ruth E. — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Mayor of Fairbanks, Alaska, 1980-82. Female. Still living as of 1982.
  Burnett, Stephen F. — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Mayor of Youngstown, Ohio, 1852-53. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, Mrs. T. A. — of California. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, T. J. — of Greenville, Butler County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, Mrs. Theo A. — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, Theodore Legrand (1829-1917) — of Kentucky. Born in Spencer County, Ky., November 14, 1829. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; delegate to Kentucky secession convention, 1861; Delegate from Kentucky to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; Representative from Kentucky in the Confederate Congress, 1862-65. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., October 30, 1917 (age 87 years, 350 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burnett, Thomas P. (1800-1845) — of Mt. Hope Township, Grant County, Wis. Born in Pittsylvania County, Va., September 3, 1800. Lawyer; walked with a limp due to a leg injury during a fire; present for the surrender of Black Hawk (Indian chief), August 2, 1832; member Wisconsin territorial council, 1836. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died, of typhoid, in Mt. Hope Township, Grant County, Wis., November 7, 1845 (age 45 years, 65 days). Interment at Hermitage Cemetery, Mt. Hope Township, Grant County, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of John Burnett and Judith Burnett; married, December 29, 1836, to Lucia Maria Brunson.
  Burnett County, Wis. is named for him.
  Burnett, Tod — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Burnett, Tom — of Gallatin County, Mont. Republican. Member of Montana state house of representatives 63rd District; elected 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Burnett, V. G. — of Hannibal, Marion County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Marion County Democratic Party, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, Vivian (1876-1937) — of Denver, Colo.; Plandome Manor, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Paris, France, April 5, 1876. Newspaper reporter; author; editor; music composer; Dry candidate for delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Christian Scientist. Model for the title character in his mother's book, Little Lord Fauntleroy. While sailing his yawl, Delight III, he helped rescue people from an overturned sailboat, and then collapsed and died, probably of a heart attack, on Long Island Sound, July 25, 1937 (age 61 years, 111 days). Interment at Roslyn Cemetery, Roslyn, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Swan Moses Burnett (1847-1906) and Frances Eliza (Hodgson) Burnett (1854-1924); married, November 21, 1914, to Constance Clough Buel (1893-1975).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burnett, W. R. — of Springfield, Clark County, Ohio. Democrat. Mayor of Springfield, Ohio, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, Warren DuPre — of Spartanburg County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state senate from Spartanburg County, 1933-40. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, Wiley B. — of Athens, Clarke County, Ga. Democrat. Postmaster at Athens, Ga., 1886-90; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1892, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, William — of Scio Township, Washtenaw County, Mich. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Washtenaw County, 1848; supervisor of Scio Township, Michigan, 1854-55, 1856-57. Burial location unknown.
  Burnett, William F. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1996. Still living as of 1996.


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