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Burdett Aden Packard

miner , cattleman

Burdett Aden Packard, American miner, cattleman. Member Arizona Legislature 2 terms.; Mason.

Background

Packard, Burdett Aden was born on November 1, 1847 in Portville, New York, United States. Son of Ashley G. and Virtue V. (Crandall) Packard.

Education

Educated Alfred (New York) Academy.

Career

At 16 went into lumber business with his father, at 18 began merchandising. In oil business in Pennsylvania, 1870-1882. Then in mining and cattle business in Arizona.

Owned, developed and sold several mines at Tombstone. In cattle business from 1884, operating in Sonora, Mexico, and Arizona. Became president First National Bank, Douglas, Arizona, 1907 (Chairman of the Board and president).

Membership

Member Arizona Legislature 2 terms.

Connections

Married Ella L. Lewis, December 27, 1879 (died 1893). Married second, Carlota W. Holbrook, May 1903.

father:
Ashley G. Packard

mother:
Virtue V. (Crandall) Packard

spouses:
Ella L. Lewis

Carlota W. Holbrook