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BURTON (Soundex B635) — See also BARTEN, BARTINE, BARTON, BARTONE, BERTINE, BERTON, BERTONE, BORTON, BRUNOT, BRUTON, BUNTON, BURDON, BURNTON, BURON, BURSTON, BURT, BURTINE, FURTON, HALIBURTON, HALLIBURTON, HALYBURTON, LURTON, MOURTON, MURTON, TARBURTON, TURTON, URTON, WARBURTON.

  BURTON: See also Kimiko Burton-Cruz — Joe Cordell Carr — Charles Robert Crisp — William Charles Fraser — Beatrice Frost — Calvin N. Hall — Frank C. Hanrahan — Edwin Dilworth Hatch — Ira Sherwin Hazeltine — Owen McMahon Johnson — Evelyn Silliman Malone — H. Edward Maull, Sr. — Eli P. Pepper — Willard Spencer — Joseph Burton Spencer — Harry Lee Waterfield
  Burton, (need first name) — of Windham County, Conn. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state senate 29th District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Alexander (d. 1861) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y. U.S. Consul in Oporto, 1821-23. Died in Cadiz, Spain, November 29, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Alexander — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 2020. Still living as of 2020.
  Burton, Allan A. (1820-1878) — of Lancaster, Garrard County, Ky. Born in Garrard County, Ky., February 14, 1820. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1860; U.S. Minister to Colombia, 1861-66; Consul for Costa Rica in Louisville, Ky., 1866-77; Consul for Peru in Lancaster, Ky., 1868-77; member of Republican National Committee from Kentucky, 1868-72. Died in Garrard County, Ky., July 13, 1878 (age 58 years, 149 days). Interment at Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Sarah 'Sally' (Williams) Burton (1797-1878) and Robert A. Burton (1798-1871); married, October 4, 1842, to Elizabeth Warren.
  Epitaph: "I know not whence I came, or whither I go, I only know that I am!"
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burton, Anthony — of Tennessee. Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee 9th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Burton, Archibald O. — of Andover, Butler County, Kan. Democrat. Postmaster at Andover, Kan., 1885-89, 1893-97. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, B. B. — of Hardinsburg, Breckinridge County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Barney — of Chester County, S.C. Delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention from Chester County, 1868. African ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Benjamin — of Georgetown, Sussex County, Del. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1872, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Benjamin J. — Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 4th District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Benjamin T. — Republican. Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Bernard L. — of Patchogue, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention 1st District, 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Burton, Bradford — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Hawaii, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Burton, Burr — of Onondaga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Onondaga County 3rd District, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, C. L. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, C. R. — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 2nd District, 1933-34. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Charles A. — also known as Charlie Burton — Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state senate 31st District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Burton, Charles E. — of Ash Fork, Yavapai County, Ariz. Republican. Member of Arizona state senate, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Charles Germman (1846-1926) — also known as Charles G. Burton — of Nevada, Vernon County, Mo.; Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, April 4, 1846. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1884, 1900; U.S. Representative from Missouri 15th District, 1895-97; defeated, 1878 (6th District), 1896 (15th District); U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 6th Missouri District, 1909. Died, of uremia from nephritis, in the Chatham Hotel, Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., February 25, 1926 (age 79 years, 327 days). Interment at Deepwood Cemetery, Nevada, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Leonard Burton and Laura (Wilson) Burton; married to Alice Rogers.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burton, Charles H. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Charles O. — of Stockton, San Joaquin County, Calif. Republican. Postmaster at Stockton, Calif., 1861-76. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Charles W. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1915-17; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1916, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Charles W. — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Norwich, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Charlie See Charles A. Burton
  Burton, Clarence Godber (1886-1982) — also known as Clarence G. Burton — of Lynchburg, Va. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., December 14, 1886. Democrat. Mayor of Lynchburg, Va., 1946; U.S. Representative from Virginia 6th District, 1948-53. Died in Lynchburg, Va., January 18, 1982 (age 95 years, 35 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery, Lynchburg, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burton, Clarence Monroe (1853-1932) — also known as Clarence M. Burton — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Whiskey Diggins, Sierra County, Calif., November 18, 1853. Lawyer; member, Detroit Board of Education, 1900-11; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 2nd District, 1907-08. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Founder of the Burton Historical Collection at the Detroit Public Library. Died October 23, 1932 (age 78 years, 340 days). Interment at Grand Lawn Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Burton, Claude E. (1902-1972) — of Bellevue, Eaton County, Mich. Born in Bellevue, Eaton County, Mich., March 30, 1902. Democrat. Farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives 56th District, 1965-66; defeated, 1962 (Eaton District), 1966 (56th District), 1968 (56th District), 1970 (56th District). Presbyterian. Member, Grange. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., June 29, 1972 (age 70 years, 91 days). Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Clifford E. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 8th District, 1927-28; member of Delaware state senate from Sussex County 4th District, 1929-32. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Cossell — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Burton, Courtney — of Gates Mills, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1952 (alternate), 1956, 1960; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Dan See Danny Lee Burton
  Burton, Danny Lee (b. 1938) — also known as Dan Burton — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., June 21, 1938. Republican. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1967-68, 1977-80; member of Indiana state senate, 1969-72, 1981-82; U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1983-2006 (6th District 1983-2003, 5th District 2003-06); defeated, 1970, 1972. Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Jaycees. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Encyclopedia of American Loons
  Burton, DeWitt T. (1892-1970) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., November 15, 1892. Democrat. Physician; member of Wayne State University board of governors, 1960-68. Congregationalist. Member, Urban League; NAACP; Omega Psi Phi; American Medical Association. Died in 1970 (age about 77 years). Burial location unknown.
  Burton, E. B. — of Manchester, Bennington County, Vt. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, E. L. — of Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa. District judge in Iowa 2nd District, 1879-86. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, E. R. — of San Carlos, San Mateo County, Calif. Mayor of San Carlos, Calif., 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Edward — of Princeton, Bureau County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Edward F. — of Nevada County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 16th District, 1854-55. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Edward L. III — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Burton, Edward S. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Ellen Louhi See Ellen Louhi
  Burton, F. W. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Frank P. — of Stuart, Patrick County, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1940, 1952 (alternate); member of Virginia state senate 13th District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Frank W. — of Carlinville, Macoupin County, Ill. Circuit judge in Illinois 7th Circuit, 1919-25. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Fred — of Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Fred — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Burton, Fred E. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 7th District, 1898. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Freddie G. — of Detroit east side, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 2nd District, 1960; candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 5th District, 1961; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Burton, Frederick M. — U.S. Vice Consul in Birmingham, as of 1897-1905. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Frederick W. — of Ledyard, New London County, Conn. First selectman of Ledyard, Connecticut, 1919-27, 1947. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, George A., Jr. — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1960, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Burton, George C. — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, George L. — of Middlesex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Middlesex County, 1913-14. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Gina — of Cabot, Lonoke County, Ark. Republican. Chair of Lonoke County Republican Party, 2003. Female. Still living as of 2003.
  Burton, Glen — of Broadus, Powder River County, Mont. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Burton, H. B. See Harry Bennett Burton
  Burton, Harold — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Harold C. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 21st District, 1942; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1948 (22nd District), 1954 (16th District). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Harold Hitz (1888-1964) — also known as Harold H. Burton — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; Boise, Ada County, Idaho; East Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Jamaica Plain, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., June 22, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; assistant attorney, Utah Power & Light Company and Utah Light & Traction Company, 1914-16; attorney, Idaho Power Company and Boise Valley Traction Company, 1916-17; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1929; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1931-32, 1936-41; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1944; speaker, 1936; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1941-45; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1945-58; took senior status 1958. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; American Bar Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Phi Alpha Delta; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Eagles; Grange; Rotary; Kiwanis; Exchange Club. Died in Washington, D.C., October 28, 1964 (age 76 years, 128 days). Interment at Highland Park Cemetery, Highland Hills, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Edgar Burton (Dean of M.I.T.) and Gertrude (Hitz) Burton; married, June 15, 1912, to Selma Florence Smith.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burton, Harry B. — of North Platte, Lincoln County, Neb. Democrat. Member of Nebraska Democratic State Executive Committee, 1940; postmaster at North Platte, Neb., 1948-62 (acting, 1948-50). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Harry Bennett (b. 1887) — also known as Harry B. Burton; H. B. Burton — of Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan. Born in Climax, Greenwood County, Kan., October 12, 1887. Democrat. Mayor of Kansas City, Kan., 1921-23; defeated, 1923; candidate in primary for Governor of Kansas, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Henry H. — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Republican. Postmaster at San Diego, Calif., 1881. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Hiram A. — of Delaware. Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Hiram Rodney (1841-1927) — also known as Hiram R. Burton — of Lewes, Sussex County, Del. Born in Lewes, Sussex County, Del., November 13, 1841. Republican. Dry goods merchant; physician; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1884 (alternate), 1900, 1908; candidate for Delaware state senate, 1898; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1905-09. Died in Lewes, Sussex County, Del., June 17, 1927 (age 85 years, 216 days). Interment at St. Paul's Episcopal Churchyard, Georgetown, Del.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burton, Hutchins Gordon (c.1782-1836) — of Warren County, N.C.; Halifax, Halifax County, N.C. Born in Virginia, about 1782. Lawyer; member of North Carolina house of commons, 1809, 1817; North Carolina state attorney general, 1810-16; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 2nd District, 1819-24; resigned 1824; Governor of North Carolina, 1824-27. Died in Iredell County, N.C., April 21, 1836 (age about 54 years). Interment at Unity Churchyard, Beattys Ford, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of John Burton and Mary (Gordon) Burton; married to Sarah Jones; nephew of Robert Burton (1747-1825).
  Political family: Williams family of North Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burton, Isaac Watts (1805-1843) — of Texas. Born in Clarke County, Ga., 1805. Served in the Texas Army during the Texas War of Independence; member of Texas Republic Senate from District of Nacogdoches, 1837-40. Died in Crockett, Houston County, Tex., 1843 (age about 38 years). Burial location unknown.
  Burton, J. Van — of Batavia, Kane County, Ill. Mayor of Batavia, Ill., 1935-38. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, J. W. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, J. W. — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Jacob — of Fairfield County, Ohio. Member of Ohio state senate from Fairfield County, 1805-06. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, James R. — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 4th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Burton, John Christopher — of California. Lawyer; Independent candidate for Governor of California, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Burton, John Edward (b. 1908) — also known as John E. Burton — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in North Bloomfield, Trumbull County, Ohio, March 2, 1908. Republican. Economist; New York State Budget Director, 1943-50; chairman, New York State Power Authority, 1950-54 vice-president, Cornell University; member, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1953-55. Disciples of Christ. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Josh Henry Burton and Lena Eudora (Hyde) Burton; married, February 8, 1930, to Dorothy Jean Coleman.
  Burton, John H. — of Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1964; mayor of Ypsilanti, Mich., 1967-68; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1984. African ancestry. Still living as of 1984.
  Burton, John Lowell (b. 1932) — also known as John L. Burton — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, December 15, 1932. Democrat. Lawyer; member of California state assembly, 1965-74, 1989-94; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1968, 1972, 2004; California Democratic state chair, 1973-74; U.S. Representative from California, 1974-83 (6th District 1974-75, 5th District 1975-83); member of California state senate, 1990; President pro tempore of the California State Senate, 1998-. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Brother of Phillip Burton (who married Sala Galant Burton (1925-1987)).
  Political family: Burton family of San Francisco, California.
  Cross-reference: Kevin Shelley
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Burton, John S. — of Holly Springs, Marshall County, Miss. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1888, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, John T. — of Ocean County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Ocean County, 1893-94. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Jones W. — of Leaksville (now part of Eden), Rockingham County, N.C. Postmaster at Leaksville, N.C., 1842-65. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Joseph — of Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Whig. Postmaster at Augusta, Maine, 1849-53. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Joseph Ralph (1852-1923) — also known as Joseph R. Burton — of Abilene, Dickinson County, Kan. Born near Mitchell, Lawrence County, Ind., November 16, 1852. Republican. Member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1882-86; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1900; U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1901-06; resigned 1906. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 27, 1923 (age 70 years, 103 days). Cremated.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Burton, Joshua — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County, 1824-25; Speaker of the Delaware State House of Representatives, 1824-25. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Joyce — of Highland Park, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1988. Female. African ancestry. Still living as of 1988.
  Burton, Judy — of Rochester, Fulton County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1968 (alternate), 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Burton, Julia F. — Delegate to Delaware convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Kitty K. — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Utah 3rd District, 1998, 2000, 2002. Female. Still living as of 2002.
  Burton, Kristy — of Peyton, El Paso County, Colo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Burton, Larry — of Eastpointe, Macomb County, Mich. Candidate in primary for mayor of Eastpointe, Mich., 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Burton, Laurence Junior (1926-2002) — also known as Laurence J. Burton — of Ogden, Weber County, Utah. Born in Ogden, Weber County, Utah, October 30, 1926. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Utah 1st District, 1963-71; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1968; candidate for U.S. Senator from Utah, 1970. Mormon. Member, Kiwanis; American Legion. Died in Ogden, Weber County, Utah, November 27, 2002 (age 76 years, 28 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burton, Lawrence R. — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Leonard — of Downey, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Burton, Lester V. — of Millsboro, Sussex County, Del. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 8th District, 1945-48. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Lila O. — of Eagle, Waukesha County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin Republican State Central Committee, 1936; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1936. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Lloyd O., Jr. — of Alamosa, Alamosa County, Colo. Mayor of Alamosa, Colo., 1959. Still living as of 1959.
  Burton, Marion H. — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Republican. Member of Arizona state house of representatives, 1953-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Marvin L. — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Democrat. Member of Arizona state house of representatives, 1949-52, 1957-58. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Mary A. — of Leaksville (now part of Eden), Rockingham County, N.C. Postmaster at Leaksville, N.C., 1866-88. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Matt — of Farmers Branch, Dallas County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Burton, Nancy — of New York. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Burton, Nathan, Jr. — of Bethlehem, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bethlehem, 1823. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Orville B. — of Trumbull, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Trumbull; elected 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Oscar — of Tyler, Smith County, Tex. Mayor of Tyler, Tex., 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Paul — of California. Peace and Freedom candidate for U.S. Representative from California 38th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Burton, Phillip (1926-1983) — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, June 1, 1926. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict; lawyer; member of California state assembly, 1957-64; defeated, 1954; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1960 (alternate), 1964, 1968, 1972; U.S. Representative from California, 1964-83 (5th District 1964-75, 6th District 1975-83, 5th District 1983); died in office 1983. Died, from a ruptured aneurysm, in St. Francis Hospital, San Francisco, Calif., April 10, 1983 (age 56 years, 313 days). Cremated; ashes interred at San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, Calif.
  Relatives: Brother of John Lowell Burton; married to Sala Galant (1925-1987).
  Cross-reference: Josiah H. Beeman
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Phillip Burton: John Jacobs, A Rage for Justice : The Passion and Politics of Phillip Burton
  Burton, Porter (b. 1821) — of Barry County, Mich. Born in 1821. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Barry County 1st District, 1879-80. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, R. A. — of Lebanon, Marion County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1876, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Raymond S. — of Bath, Grafton County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire Governor's Council 1st District; elected 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Burton, Robert (1747-1825) — of North Carolina. Born near Chase City, Mecklenburg County, N.C., October 20, 1747. Delegate to Continental Congress from North Carolina, 1787. Died in Granville County (part now in Vance County), N.C., May 31, 1825 (age 77 years, 223 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Vance County, N.C.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of John Williams of Montpelier (1731-1799); uncle of Hutchins Gordon Burton.
  Political family: Williams family of North Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burton, Robert T. — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Republican. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Utah, 1867. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Ronald E. — of Framingham, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972; candidate for Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Burton, Ronzel — of near Auburn, Doddridge County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Doddridge County Democratic Party, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Burton, Rufus C. — of Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Sala Galant (1925-1987) — also known as Sala Burton; Sala Galant — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Bialystock, Poland, April 1, 1925. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1956, 1976, 1980, 1984; U.S. Representative from California 5th District, 1983-87; died in office 1987. Female. Jewish. Died, of colon cancer, at George Washington University Hospital, Washington, D.C., February 1, 1987 (age 61 years, 306 days). Interment at San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, Calif.
  Relatives: Married to Phillip Burton (1926-1983) (brother of John Lowell Burton).
  Political family: Burton family of San Francisco, California.
  Cross-reference: Kevin Shelley
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burton, Shirley — of Broadus, Powder River County, Mont. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Burton, Silas — of Stratford, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Stratford, 1825. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Sim — of Elizabeth, Wirt County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Wirt County Democratic Party, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Stephen F. — of New York. Socialist. Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Stephen G. — of Sullivan County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, T. H. — of Nephi, Juab County, Utah. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Terry — of Newton, Newton County, Miss. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
Theodore E. Burton Burton, Theodore Elijah (1851-1929) — also known as Theodore E. Burton — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Jefferson, Ashtabula County, Ohio, December 20, 1851. Republican. U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1889-91, 1895-1909, 1921-28 (21st District 1889-91, 1895-1909, 22nd District 1921-28); resigned 1909, 1928; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1904, 1908 (speaker), 1912, 1924 (Temporary Chair; speaker), 1928; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1909-15, 1928-29; died in office 1929; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1916. Died in Washington, D.C., October 28, 1929 (age 77 years, 312 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of William Burton and Elizabeth (Grant) Burton.
  Cross-reference: Wesley Frost
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, July 1908
  Burton, Thomas W. — of Springfield, Clark County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Travis C. — of Jordan, Scott County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Burton, Tyre W. — of Howard County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Howard County, 1931-34. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Van See J. Van Burton
  Burton, Vernon P. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 8th District, 1939-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, W. H. — of Buckskin, Humboldt County, Nev. Socialist. Member of Socialist National Committee from Nevada, 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, W. H. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 7th District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, W. P. — of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tex. Mayor of Fort Worth, Tex., 1924-25. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Walter — of Terry, Prairie County, Mont. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Walter — of Smithville, DeKalb County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Walter C. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state senate 6th District, 1903-04; postmaster at Brooklyn, N.Y., 1915-23 (acting, 1915-16). Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Walter L. — of Liberty, DeKalb County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Walter Moses (c.1829-1913) — also known as Walter M. Burton — of Fort Bend County, Tex. Born in slavery in North Carolina, about 1829. Fort Bend County Sheriff, 1869-73; member of Texas state senate, 1874-75, 1876-82. African ancestry. Died in 1913 (age about 84 years). Interment at Morton Cemetery, Richmond, Tex.
  Burton, Wayne — of Durham, Strafford County, N.H. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Burton, William (1789-1866) — of Milford, Sussex County, Del. Born in Sussex County, Del., October 16, 1789. Democrat. Physician; Sussex County Sheriff, 1830-34; Governor of Delaware, 1859-63; defeated, 1854. Episcopalian. Died in Milford, Sussex County, Del., August 5, 1866 (age 76 years, 293 days). Interment at Christ Episcopal Churchyard, Milford, Del.
  Relatives: Married to Eliza Sorden and Ann C. Hill.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burton, William — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan, 1948 (13th District), 1952 (13th District), 1956 (1st District). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, William G. (b. 1875) — of Bay County, Mich. Born in Lisbon, Kent County, Mich., August 31, 1875. Republican. School teacher; superintendent of schools; candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Bay County 2nd District, 1942. Presbyterian. Member, Grange. Died in Bay City, Bay County, Mich. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lester Burton; married, January 7, 1903, to Ellen Margaret French.
  Burton, William H. — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1956, 1960 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burton, Mrs. William P. — of Piedmont, Wayne County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Burton, William R. J. — of Camden County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Camden County, 1942-43. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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