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John Henry Burford, American lawyer. member Oklahoma State Senate, 1913-1917; member Burford, Miley, Hoffman & Burford.

Background

Burford, John Henry was born on February 29, 1852 in in Parke Company, Indiana, United States. Son of James and Sarah Ann (Reddish) Burford.

Education

Educated Waveland Collegiate Institute, 1870-1872. Bachelor of Laws, Indiana U., 1874.

Career

Prospective attorney 22d Circuit, Indiana, 1880. Appointed register United States Land Office, Oklahoma City, 1890. Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Oklahoma Ty., 1892-1896, chief justice, 1898-1907.

Member Oklahoma State Senate, 1913-1917. Republican nominee for United States Senator, 1914. Then senior member Burford, Miley, Hoffman & Burford.

Home: Oklahoma City, Okla.

Membership

Member Oklahoma State Senate, 1913-1917. Member Burford, Miley, Hoffman & Burford.

Connections

Married Mary A. Cheek, February 14, 1876.

father:
James Burford

mother:
Sarah Ann (Reddish) Burford

spouse:
Mary A. Cheek