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George William Burton

George William Burton, American banker.

Background

  • Burton, George William was born on February 22, 1858 in Manchester, Vermont, United States. Son of William Benedict and Angeline M. (Straight) Burton.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education, Burr & Burton Seminary, Manchester. Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1878.

    Career

    • Settled in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, 1879, and began as teller National Bank of LaCrosse same year, president, 1905-1931, Chairman of the Board, 1931-1933 (retired). President and trustee Burr & Burton Seminary. Vice-president and treasurer Pettibone Park Commission.

      Director LaCrosse Industrial Association. Treasurer and vice president La Crosse Public Library.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Clubs: LaCrosse Country.

    Connections

    • Married Belle D. Cone, of Stockbridge, Massachusetts, September 24, 1884.
    • father: William Benedict Burton
    • mother: Angeline M. (Straight) Burton
    • spouse: Belle D. Cone
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