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 John Henry Burroughs

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John Henry Burroughs

Birth
Robert Lee, Coke County, Texas, USA
Death 21 May 1978 (aged 71)
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial Portales, Roosevelt County, New Mexico, USA
Plot Sect. E2, Row 3, Space 12
Memorial ID 14193436 View Source
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Governor of New Mexico. He was an American businessman and the 18th governor of New Mexico. Burroughs, a Democrat, served one-term and is remembered for honest government and introduction of the concept of a state Personnel Act to improve the quality of state workers and limit somewhat the effect of political patronage.

Bio by: Keith McCrary


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Joyce Gore Locke
  • Added: 6 May 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 14193436
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/14193436/john-henry-burroughs : accessed ), memorial page for John Henry Burroughs (7 Apr 1907–21 May 1978), Find a Grave Memorial ID 14193436, citing Portales Cemetery, Portales, Roosevelt County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .