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Orlando Burrell
Birth: Jul. 26, 1826
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 7, 1921
White County
Illinois, USA

US Congressman. During the Civil War, he served as a Captain in the 1st Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Cavalry, Union Army. After the war, he served as judge of White County, Illinois, 1873 to 1881 and as Sheriff of White County, 1892 to 1894. In 1895, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth Congress, serving until 1897. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he engaged in agricultural pursuits until his death. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Maple Ridge Cemetery
White County
Illinois, USA
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Jul 08, 2009
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Orlando Burrell
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
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 Added: Jul. 19, 2013

- DB Johnson
 Added: Jun. 14, 2012
Orlando Burrell was 8 years old when his family arrived in Carmi, Illinois. Within two years both his parents were dead. Even at the age of 10 he worked hard. He chopped wood for 25 cents a cord in order to pay for his schooling. When he was older he farm...(Read more)
- michellerenee68
 Added: Jan. 20, 2012
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