Burton Lee French

Burton Lee French

Birth
Delphi, Carroll County, Indiana, USA
Death 12 Sep 1954 (aged 79)
Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio, USA
Burial Moscow, Latah County, Idaho, USA
Memorial ID 8052647 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from the University of Idaho, in 1901, was a fellow in the University of Chicago, (1901-03), studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Moscow, Idaho. He was also a member of the Idaho State House of Representatives, (1898-1902). In 1903, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-eighth, Fifty-ninth and Sixtieth Congresses, serving until 1909. He was elected to the Sixty-second and Sixty-third Congresses, serving (1911-15) and elected to the Sixty-fifth Congress and to the next seven succeeding Congresses, serving (1917-33). After his term, he was a professor of government at Miami University Ohio, (1935-47) and appointed by President Truman a member of the Federal Loyalty Review Board, serving (1947-53). He died from leukemia at age 79.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 2 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8052647
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Burton Lee French (1 Aug 1875–12 Sep 1954), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8052647, citing Moscow Cemetery, Moscow, Latah County, Idaho, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .