Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Burton, Hiram Rodney

Burton, Hiram Rodney, a Representative from Delaware; born in Lewes, Sussex County, Del., November 13, 1841; attended the public schools and St. Peter’s Academy at Lewes; taught for two years in the schools of Sussex County; engaged in the dry goods business in Washington, D.C., 1862-1865; was graduated from the medical department of the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia in 1868 and practiced in Frankford, Del., from 1868 until 1872, when he moved to Lewes, Del.; deputy collector of customs for the port of Lewes 1877-1888; acting assistant surgeon in the United States Marine Hospital Service 1890-1893, stationed at Lewes; unsuccessful candidate for the State senate in 1898; delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1896, 1900, and 1908; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-ninth and Sixtieth Congresses (March 4, 1905-March 3, 1909); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1908; resumed the practice of medicine in Lewes, Del.; director of Lewes National Bank; died in Lewes June 17, 1927; interment in St. Paul’s Episcopal Churchyard, Georgetown, Sussex County, Del.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Burton, Hiram Rodney," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.924 925. Original Sources, accessed November 29, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KPUHPG7FRZNBEBT.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Burton, Hiram Rodney." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.924, page 925. Original Sources. 29 Nov. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KPUHPG7FRZNBEBT.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Burton, Hiram Rodney' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.924, pp.925. Original Sources, retrieved 29 November 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KPUHPG7FRZNBEBT.