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Hiram Rodney Burton
Birth: Nov. 13, 1841
Lewes
Sussex County
Delaware, USA
Death: Jun. 17, 1927
Lewes
Sussex County
Delaware, USA

U.S. Congressman. He attended St. Peterís Academy, taught school for several years in Sussex County and engaged in the dry goods business in Washington, D.C., (1862-65). Graduating from the medical department of the University of Pennsylvania, in 1868, he then practiced medicine in Frankford, Delaware. He was the deputy collector of customs for the Port of Lewes, (1877-88) and acting assistant surgeon in the U.S. Marine Corps Hospital Service, (1890-93). In 1905, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-ninth and Sixtieth Congresses, serving until 1909. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of medicine and was the director of Lewes National Bank, until his death at age 85. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Joshua S. Burton (1808 - 1880)
  Ruth Hunn Rodney Burton (1818 - 1896)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Virginia Rawlins Burton (1847 - 1897)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Burton (____ - 1886)*
  Leah Anderson Burton Paynter (1878 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Charlotte Burton (____ - 1855)*
  Rodney K. Burton (1840 - 1857)*
  Sarah L. Burton (1840 - 1925)*
  Hiram Rodney Burton (1841 - 1927)
  Walter Burton (1844 - 1921)*
  Frank Burton (1846 - 1919)*
  Emma Burton (1854 - 1902)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Pauls Episcopal Cemetery
Georgetown
Sussex County
Delaware, USA
 
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Record added: Sep 16, 2003
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