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Lawyer

Charles Germman Burton, American lawyer. member 54th Congress (1895-1897), 15th Missouri District.

Background

Burton, Charles Germman was born on April 4, 1846 in Cleveland. Son of Leonard and Laura Burton.

Education

Educational public schools, Warren, O. Enlisted as private Company C, 19th Ohio Infantry, September 7, 1861. Honorary discharge, October 29, 1862.

Corporal Company A, 171st Ohio National Guard in 100 days’ campaign, 1864. Admitted to bar, 1867.

Career

2d, Alice A. Rogers, January 1, 1874. Located at Nevada, Missouri, 1871. Circuit attorney, 1872.

Judge 25th Judicial Circuit, Missouri, 1881-1887. Member 54th Congress (1895-1897), 15th Missouri District. Delegate Republican National convs., 1884, 1906.

Collector of internal revenue for 6th (western) District of Missouri, 1907-1915 (resigned). Commander-in-chief G.A.R., 1907-1908. Home: Nevada, Mo.

Membership

Member 54th Congress (1895-1897), 15th Missouri District.

Connections

Married Elsie W. Meyers, 1870 (died 1870).

father:
Leonard Burton

mother:
Laura Burton

spouse:
Elsie W. Meyers