Burton, Harold Hitz

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Born: Jun 22, 1888 AD
Died: 1964 AD, at 76 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician


1888 - Born on June 22nd in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. American jurist and politician.

1909 - Graduated from Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine.

1912 - Graduated from the law department of Harvard University.

         - He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Cleveland, Ohio.

1914-1916 - Became an assistant attorney for a power company in Salt Lake City, Utah.

         - Was an attorney for a power company in Boise, Idaho.

1917-1918 - Served in the army as lieutenant, and later as captain during World War I.

1919 - He resumed the practice of law in Cleveland, Ohio.

1923 - Became an instructor in Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.

1928-1929 - Was a member of the board of education of East Cleveland.

         - Became a member of the State house of representatives.

         - Director of law of Cleveland.

1935 - Elected as mayor of Cleveland.

1940 - Elected as a Republican to the United States Senate.

1964 - Died on October 28th in Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C.
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