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  Burr, Albert George
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NameAlbert George Burr
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Carrollton, Illinois , United States
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Born November 08, 1829
DiedJune 10, 1882 (52 years)
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Infoa Representative from Illinois; born near Batavia, Genesee County, N.Y., November 8, 1829; moved to Illinois with his mother, who settled near Springfield, Sangamon County, in 1830; completed preparatory studies; taught school for several years at Vandalia, Ill.; moved to Winchester, Scott County, in 1850 and engaged in mercantile pursuits; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1856 and commenced practice in Winchester; member of the State house of representatives 1861-1864; moved to Carrollton, Greene County, in 1868 and continued the practice of law; member of the State constitutional convention in 1870; elected as a Democrat to the Fortieth and Forty-first Congresses (March 4, 1867-March 3, 1871); was not a candidate for renomination in 1870; resumed the practice of law in Carrollton, Ill.; elected circuit judge of the seventh judicial circuit in 1877 and served until his death; died in Carrollton, Ill., June 10, 1882; interment in the Carrollton Cemetery.


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