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Robert Elliot Burns
Birth: May 10, 1892
Death: Jun. 5, 1955

American Folk Figure. His experiences and story in escaping a Georgia State prison chain gang became the basis for the book and movie "I Am A Fugitive From A Chain Gang". He was a combat veteran of World War I. 
 
Burial:
Beverly National Cemetery
Beverly
Burlington County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Section S, Grave 126
 
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Record added: Feb 25, 2000
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