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John Lawson Burnett
Birth: Jan. 20, 1854
Cedar Bluff
Cherokee County
Alabama, USA
Death: May 13, 1919
Gadsden
Etowah County
Alabama, USA

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Vanderbilt University Tennessee, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1876 and commenced to practice law in Gadsden, Alabama. He served in the Alabama State House of Representatives, in 1884 and a member of the Alabama State Senate, in 1886. In 1889, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-sixth Congress and to the next ten succeeding Congresses, serving until his death at age 65. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Forrest Cemetery
Gadsden
Etowah County
Alabama, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 08, 2003
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John Lawson Burnett
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John Lawson Burnett
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John Lawson Burnett
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- Tom A. Hawk
 Added: Jan. 20, 2014
Born in Cedar Bluff, Ala., the son of W. E. J. and Mary N. Burnett. Married Bessie Reader of Tenn. Dec. 13, 1896.
- JH
 Added: Oct. 2, 2012
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- Carol
 Added: Jan. 20, 2012
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