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