George Burnham

George Burnham

Birth
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Death 28 Jun 1939 (aged 70)
San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
Burial San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
Plot Cathedral Mausoleum, Corridor E-3, Private Room B
Memorial ID 10788827 · View Source
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US Congressman. In 1881, he came to the United States, located in Minnesota and began his business experience in merchant retail. In 1903, he came to San Diego, California, followed the real estate business, was an executive head in many banking institutions and involved political affairs. As a Republican district candidate in 1932, he was elected to the seventy-third Congress and re-elected to the seventy-fourth, serving March 4, 1933 to January 3, 1937. In the Congress Legislative, he was responsible for the measures passed in adding United States Naval expenditure on the west coast prior to World War II. His other public services included; being a member of the Honorary Commercial Commission to China in 1910, member of the San Diego Library Commission, the San Diego Scientific Library, a member of the City Council and as vice-president of the Panama-California Exposition of 1915-1916 and the 1935-36 Exposition.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 15 Apr 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 10788827
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Burnham (28 Dec 1868–28 Jun 1939), Find a Grave Memorial no. 10788827, citing Greenwood Memorial Park, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .