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 John Lawson Burnett

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John Lawson Burnett

  • Birth 20 Jan 1854 Cedar Bluff, Cherokee County, Alabama, USA
  • Death 13 May 1919 Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, USA
  • Burial Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, USA
  • Memorial ID 7340059

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Vanderbilt University Tennessee, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1876 and commenced to practice law in Gadsden, Alabama. He served in the Alabama State House of Representatives, in 1884 and a member of the Alabama State Senate, in 1886. In 1889, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-sixth Congress and to the next ten succeeding Congresses, serving until his death at age 65.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 8 Apr 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7340059
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Lawson Burnett (20 Jan 1854–13 May 1919), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7340059, citing Forrest Cemetery, Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .