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Julius C. Burrows

Background

  • Son of William and Maria Burrows

  • Education

    • Burrows was born in North East, Pennsylvania and moved then with his parents to Ashtabula County, Ohio. He attended district school.

      Kingsville Academy, and Grand River Institute in Austinburg, Ohio. He studied law and was admitted to the bar at Jefferson, Ohio in 1859. He moved to Richland, Michigan in 1860. He was principal of the Richland Seminary and commenced the practice of law in nearby Kalamazoo in 1861.

    Career

    • Burrows raised an infantry company in 1862 to fight in the American Civil War and served as its captain until the fall of 1863. He was elected circuit court commissioner in 1864 and was prosecuting attorney for Kalamazoo County 1866-1870. He declined appointment as supervisor of internal revenue for Michigan and Wisconsin in 1868.

    Politics

    n 1872, Burrows was elected as a Republican from Michigan's 4th congressional district to the U.S. House of Representatives for the 43rd Congress, serving from March 4, 1873 to March 4, 1875. He was chairman of the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Navy.

    Party affiliation: Republican Party

    Views

    Quotations: "I did not have sexual relations with that woman", said by Bill Clinton regarding Monica Lewinsky.

    Personality

    Interests

    Politicians: Henry F. Thomas

    Sport & Clubs: Football

    Julius C. Burrows
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    Born January 9, 1837
    Died November 16, 1915
    (aged 78)
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