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George Burnham
Birth: Dec. 28, 1868, England
Death: Jun. 28, 1939
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA

U.S. Congressman. In 1881, he came to America, located in Minnesota and began his business experience in merchant retail. In 1903, he came to San Diego, California, followed the real estate business, was an executive head in many banking institutions and involved political affairs. As a Republican district candidate in 1932, he was elected to the seventy-third Congress and re-elected to the seventy-fourth, serving March 4, 1933 to January 3, 1937. In the Congress Legislative, he was responsible for the measures passed in adding U.S. Naval expenditure on the west coast prior to WW II. His other public services included; being a member of the Honorary Commercial Commission to China in 1910, member of the San Diego Library Commission 1926-1932, the San Diego Scientific Library 1926-1932, a member of the City Council and as vice-president of the Panama-California Exposition of 1915-1916 and the 1935-36 Exposition. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Agnes Florence Kennett Burnham (1876 - 1971)*
 
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Burial:
Greenwood Memorial Park
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
Plot: Cathedral Mausoleum, Corridor E-3, Private Room B
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Apr 15, 2005
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George Burnham
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
George Burnham
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
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