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Joseph R. Burton

Joseph R. BurtonAKA Joseph Ralph Burton

Born: 16-Nov-1852
Birthplace: Mitchell, IN
Died: 27-Feb-1923
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated, Abilene Cemetery, Abilene, KS

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Kansas, 1901-06

Father: Allen C. Burton
Mother: Elizabeth Holmes
Wife: Carrie Mitchell Webster (m. 10-Oct-1875)

    University: Franklin College
    University: DePauw University

    US Senator, Kansas (4-Mar-1901 to 4-Jun-1906)
    Kansas State House of Representatives (1882-86)
    Indiana State Bar Association 1875
    Bribery 1904 (convicted, overturned by US Supreme Court)
    Bribery 1906 (convicted, retrial)
    Exhumed 1928
    English Ancestry Paternal
    Scottish Ancestry Maternal
    German Ancestry Maternal

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