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John Stuart "Jack" Burgess
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Birth: May 10, 1920
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 20, 2007
Keene
Cheshire County
New Hampshire, USA

Vermont Lieutenant Governor. He was a bomber navigator in the US Army Air Corps during World War II, served on active duty again during the Korean War, and attained the rank of Major in the Air Force Reserve. Burgess graduated from the University of Vermont, received a law degree from Northeastern University in 1949, and became an attorney. He served as Windham County State's Attorney from 1952 to 1957. He also served in numerous local government positions in Brattleboro, including Town Agent, Town Attorney and Justice of the Peace. He was elected to the Vermont House of Representatives in 1966 and was Chairman of the Judiciary Committee before serving as Speaker. In 1970 Burgess was the successful Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor and served two terms, 1971 to 1975. He lost the 1974 Republican primary for the US House of Representatives, afterwards continuing to practice law. 
 
Burial:
Meeting House Hill Cemetery
Brattleboro
Windham County
Vermont, USA
 
Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: May 22, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27002321
John Stuart Jack Burgess
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John Stuart Jack Burgess
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