|Name||Hutchins G. Burton|
|Address|| Halifax County|
Halifax, North Carolina , United States
|| 00, 1782
|| April 21, 1836
Feb 18, 2007 01:08pm
|Info||BURTON, 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.