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Julius C. Burrows


Julius C. Burrows, American senator. member 43d (1873-1875), 46th, 47th (1879-1883), 49th to 54th (1885-1895) Congresses; member National Monetary Commn.


Burrows, Julius C. was born on January 9, 1837 in Northeast, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William and Maria Burrows.


Burrows was born in North East, Pennsylvania and moved then with his parents to Ashtabula County, Ohio. He attended district school.

Kingsville Academy, and Grand River Institute in Austinburg, Ohio. He studied law and was admitted to the bar at Jefferson, Ohio in 1859. He moved to Richland, Michigan in 1860. He was principal of the Richland Seminary and commenced the practice of law in nearby Kalamazoo in 1861.


Admitted to bar, 1861, and began practice at Kalamazoo, Michigan Prospective attorney Kalamazoo Company, 1865-1867. Was appointed, 1867, supervisor internal revenue for Michigan and Wisconsin, declined.

Tendered office of solicitor of the treasury and declined. Delegate-at-large Republican National Convention, Chicago, 1884. Member 43d (1873-1875), 46th, 47th (1879-1883), 49th to 54th (1885-1895) Congresses.

Twice elected speaker pro-tem. 51st Congress; elected United States senator, 1894, for unexpired term (1895-1899), of Francis B. Stockbridge, deceased. Resigned from House of Representatives, 54th Congress, January 23, 1895.

Reëlected to the Senate for terms 1899-1905, 1905-1911. Temporary chairman Republican National Convention, Chicago, 1908. Member National Monetary Commission Home: Kalamazoo, Mich.


n 1872, Burrows was elected as a Republican from Michigan's 4th congressional district to the U.S. House of Representatives for the 43rd Congress, serving from March 4, 1873 to March 4, 1875. He was chairman of the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Navy.


Quotations: "I did not have sexual relations with that woman", said by Bill Clinton regarding Monica Lewinsky.


Member 43d (1873-1875), 46th, 47th (1879-1883), 49th to 54th (1885-1895) Congresses. Member National Monetary Commn.


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Married Jennie S. Hibbard, January 29, 1856.

William Burrows

Maria Burrows

Jennie S. Hibbard