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  Burnham, Henry E.
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NameHenry E. Burnham
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Manchester, New Hampshire , United States
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Born November 08, 1844
DiedFebruary 08, 1917 (72 years)
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Oct 22, 2007 03:59pm
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InfoBURNHAM, Henry Eben, a Senator from New Hampshire; born in Dunbarton, Merrimack County, N.H., November 8, 1844. Parents: Henry L. and Maria A. Burnham; married Elizabeth H. Patterson on October 22, 1874.

Attended the public schools and Kimball Union Academy; graduated from Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., in 1865; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1868 and commenced practice in Manchester; engaged in banking and insurance

NH State House (R-Manchester) 1873-1874

Treasurer of Hillsboro County 1875-1877; judge of probate for Hillsboro County 1876-1879; chairman of the Republican State convention in 1888; member of the constitutional convention of 1889; served as ballot-law commissioner 1892-1900

U.S. Senator (R-NH) 1901-1913; was not a candidate for reelection; chairman, Committee on Cuban Relations (Fifty-eighth through Sixtieth Congresses), Committee on Claims (Sixty-first Congress), Committee on Agriculture and Forestry (Sixty-second Congress)

Resumed the practice of law; died in Manchester, N.H., February 8, 1917; interment in Pine Grove Cemetery.

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