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 Holm Olaf Bursum

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Holm Olaf Bursum Famous memorial

Birth
Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa, USA
Death
7 Aug 1953 (aged 86)
Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, USA
Burial
Socorro, Socorro County, New Mexico, USA
Memorial ID
7099174 View Source

US Senator. Born in Fort Dodge, Iowa, he moved to New Mexico in 1881 and engaged in stock raising. He was a member of the Iowa Territorial Senate (1899-1900), chairman of the Iowa Territorial central committee (1905, 1911) and a member of the Iowa State constitutional convention in 1910. In 1921, he was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Albert B. Fall and served until 1925. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he engaged in the newspaper business at Washington, D.C. and other business interests until his death at age 86 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

US Senator. Born in Fort Dodge, Iowa, he moved to New Mexico in 1881 and engaged in stock raising. He was a member of the Iowa Territorial Senate (1899-1900), chairman of the Iowa Territorial central committee (1905, 1911) and a member of the Iowa State constitutional convention in 1910. In 1921, he was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Albert B. Fall and served until 1925. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he engaged in the newspaper business at Washington, D.C. and other business interests until his death at age 86 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 20 Jan 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7099174
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7099174/holm-olaf-bursum: accessed ), memorial page for Holm Olaf Bursum (10 Feb 1867–7 Aug 1953), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7099174, citing Socorro Cemetery, Socorro, Socorro County, New Mexico, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.