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Walter Atwood Burleigh
Birth: Oct. 25, 1820
Death: Mar. 7, 1896

US Congressman. Elected as a Delegate from the Dakota Territory to the United States House of Representatives, serving in 1865. Served as a member of the Republican National Committee from Dakota Territory from 1870 to 1872, as a member of the Dakota Territorial Council from 1877 to 1878, as President of the Dakota Territorial Council in 1877, as a member of the Montana State House of Representatives in 1890, and as a member of the South Dakota State Senate in 1893. (bio by: K) 
 
Burial:
Yankton City Cemetery
Yankton
Yankton County
South Dakota, USA
 
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Record added: Feb 07, 2003
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Walter Atwood Burleigh
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Burleigh County was organized in 1873. It was named for Dr. Walter Burleigh. Burleigh was a physician, Indian agent, trader and delegate to the 39th & 40th Congress. Dr. Burleigh was born in Waterville, Maine in 1820. Dr. Burleigh was an ardent Republican...(Read more)
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