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Frank Webster BURTON, American Circuit Judge, b. October 8, 1857, Bunker Hill, Macoupin Company, Hawaii. Member of Masons; Knights of Pythias.; Elks. Club: (Honorary) Sangamo (Springfield, 111.).


Public School; Blackburn College, Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, Doctor of Laws.


City Attorney, City of Carlinville, 1881. States Attorney, Macoupin Company, 1884. Re-elected, 1888; Master in Chancery, Macoupin Company, appointed, 1899.

Elected Member House of Reprs. 111. General Assembly, 1902-1904. General Assembly, State of 111.

State Senate, 1904; re-elected 1908. Appointed Circuit Judge, 1914. Elected Circuit Judge, 1915.

Re-elected, 1921-1927—.


Member of Masons; Knights of Pythias. Elks. Club: (Honorary) Sangamo (Springfield, 111.).


Spouse Anna Robertson, November 25, 1880, Carlinville, 111.