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Burr W. Jones
Birth: Mar. 9, 1846
Evansville
Rock County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Jan. 7, 1935
Madison
Dane County
Wisconsin, USA

US Congressman. In 1871, he was admitted to the Wisconsin Bar Association, and opened a law practice in Portage, Wisconsin. He moved to Madison, Wisconsin and was the prosecuting attorney of Dane County in 1872 and 1874. In 1883, he was elected as a Democrat to represent Wisconsin's 3rd Congressional District in the United State House of Representatives, serving from 1883 to 1885. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he became a professor of law at the University of Wisconsin, 1885 to 1915 and served as city attorney in 1891. In 1892, he was chairman of the Democratic State Convention, delegate to the National Convention in 1896 and member of the Wisconsin Tax Commission in 1897 and 1898. He was appointed an Associate Justice of the Wisconsin State Supreme Court in 1920 and served until his retirement in 1926. He resumed the practice of law until his death. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Olive Hoyt Jones (1850 - 1906)*
 
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Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery
Madison
Dane County
Wisconsin, USA
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Jul 22, 2007
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