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  Burton, Hutchins G.
NameHutchins G. Burton
Address Halifax County
Halifax, North Carolina , United States
Born 00, 1782
Died April 21, 1836 (54 years)
Last ModifedRBH
Dec 31, 2015 07:29pm
InfoBURTON, Hutchins Gordon, (nephew of Robert Burton), a Representative from North Carolina; born in Virginia in 1782; when three years of age his father died and he was sent to Granville County, where he was reared by his uncle, Col. Robert Burton; moved to Mecklenburg County, N.C., in 1803; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1806 and practiced

Burton was a non-controversial Quid by political temperament, and in his public career he was supported by both the Federalist and Democratic Republican parties.

NC House of Commons 1809

Attorney general (NC) 1810-1816

Removed to Halifax, N.C., in 1816

NC House of Commons 1817

U.S. Representative (F-NC) 1819-24

Governor (F, NR-NC) 1824-7.

Resumed the practice of law in Halifax; was the host of General Lafayette when the latter visited Raleigh during his tour of the United States in 1825; died while on a visit to relatives in Iredell County, N.C., April 21, 1836; interment in Unity Churchyard, Beattys Ford, Lincoln County, N.C.



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