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Clarence Godber Burton
Birth: Dec. 14, 1886
Providence
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Jan. 18, 1982
Lynchburg
Lynchburg City
Virginia, USA

US Congressman. Born in Providence, Rhode Island, he moved with his parents to Lynchburg, Virginia, graduated from Piedmont Business College in 1907, then engaged in the manufacturing industry, cattle raising and banking. He was a member of the Lynchburg School Board (1938-43), member of the Lynchburg City Council (1942-48) and Mayor of Lynchburg, (1946-48). In 1948, he was elected as a Democrat to the Eightieth Congress, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of J. Lindsay Almond, Jr, reelected to the Eighty-first and Eighty-second Congresses, serving until 1953. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he was a member of the Lynchburg Board of Zoning Appeals, (1957-77) and director of the American Federal Savings and Loan Association, (1968-80). He died at age 95 in Lynchburg, Virginia. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Spring Hill Cemetery
Lynchburg
Lynchburg City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec-W Lot-23 Spc-6
GPS (lat/lon): 37.39699, -79.16263
 
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Record added: Oct 19, 2002
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Clarence Godber Burton
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Clarence Godber Burton
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Clarence Godber Burton
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