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Horatio Chapin Burchard Edit Profile

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Horatio Chapin Burchard, American lawyer. awards in mines and metallurgy, World’s Columbian Expn. member Illinois legislature, 1863-1865; member Congress, 6th Illinois district, 1869-1879; member State Revenue Commission, 1886.

Background

Burchard, Horatio Chapin was born on September 22, 1825 in Marshall, New York, United States. Son of Horatio and Frances (Chapin) Burchard.

Education

Graduate Hamilton College, New York, 1850, law course same, 1852.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1852. Member Illinois legislature, 1863-1865. Member Congress, 6th Illinois district, 1869-1879.

Director of the mint, 1879-1885. Member State Revenue Commission, 1886. In charge awards in mines and metallurgy, World’s Columbian Exposition, 1893.

Census supervisor, 1900. Author: Production of the Precious Metals in the United States, 1881. Home: Freeport, Ill.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Production of the Precious Metals in the United States, 1881.

Membership

Member Illinois legislature, 1863-1865. Member Congress, 6th Illinois district, 1869-1879. Member State Revenue Commission, 1886.

Connections

Married Jane Lawver, May 1860.

father:
Horatio Burchard

mother:
Frances (Chapin) Burchard

spouse:
Jane Lawver