Alfred Avery Burnham

Alfred Avery Burnham

Birth
Windham, Windham County, Connecticut, USA
Death 11 Apr 1879 (aged 60)
Windham, Windham County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Windham, Windham County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 7370278 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. After completing law school, he was admitted to the bar in 1843 and commenced to practice law in Windham, Connecticut. He was a member of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, (1844-45, 50, 58), clerk of the Connecticut State Senate, in 1847 and Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, in 1857. In 1859, he was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth and Thirty-seventh Congresses, serving until 1863. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was again a member of the Connecticut State House of Representatives in 1870 and practiced law until his death at age 60.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 7370278
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alfred Avery Burnham (8 Mar 1819–11 Apr 1879), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7370278, citing Windham Center Cemetery, Windham, Windham County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .