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us: Wheeler, Burton K. (Burton Kendall), 1882-1975


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  • Fuller Name

    • Burton Kendall
  • Variants

    • us: Wheeler, Burton Kendall, 1882-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18820227
    • Death Date

        19750106
    • Birth Place

        Hudson, Mass.
    • Death Place

        Washington, D.C.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Michigan. Law School
        • Affiliation End: 1905
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Montana. Legislature. House of Representatives
        • Affiliation Start: 1910
        • Affiliation End: 1912
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 19230304
        • Affiliation End: 19470103
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Democratic Party (U.S.)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Legislators
          (lcsh) Lawyers
            (lcsh) Public prosecutors
        • Earlier Established Forms

            Wheeler, Burton Kendall, 1882-Wheeler, Burton Kendall,1882-
        • Sources

          • found: NUCMC data from Univ. Wash. Lib. for Burke, R.E. R.E. Burke collection, 1930-1945 (Burton K. Wheeler)
          • found: LC data base, 9-21-87 (hdg.: Wheeler, Burton Kendall, 1882- ; usage: Burton K. Wheeler; U.S. Senator from Mont.)
          • found: NUCMC files (Wheeler, Burton Kendall, 1882-1975; US Sen., Mont.)
          • found: Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, September 4, 2013: (Wheeler, Burton Kendall, Senate years of service: 1923-1947; a Senator from Montana; born in Hudson, Middlesex County, Mass., February 27, 1882; attended the common schools; worked as a stenographer in Boston, Mass.; graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1905; admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont.; member, State house of representatives 1910-1912; United States district attorney for Montana 1913-1918; resumed the practice of law in Butte; unsuccessful Democratic candidate for governor of Montana in 1920; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1922 for the term ending March 3, 1929; unsuccessful candidate for Vice President of the United States in 1924 on the Progressive Party ticket; reelected to the United States Senate in 1928, 1934 and 1940 and served from March 4, 1923, to January 3, 1947; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1946; chairman, Committee on Indian Affairs (Seventy-third Congress), Committee on Interstate Commerce (Seventy-fourth through Seventy-ninth Congresses); resumed the practice of law; died in Washington, D.C., January 6, 1975; interment in Rock Creek Cemetery)
        • Change Notes

          • 1987-09-21: new
          • 2013-09-07: revised
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