Burton K. Wheeler

American politician and lawyer (1882-1975)
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Burton Kendall Wheeler (February 27, 1882 – January 6, 1975) was an American politician and lawyer. He was a member of the Democratic Party in Montana. He was a United States Senator from 1923 until 1947.[1] He was Robert M. La Follette's running mate for the 1924 election.

Burton K. Wheeler
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United States Senator
from Montana
In office
March 4, 1923 – January 3, 1947
Preceded byHenry L. Myers
Succeeded byZales Ecton
Member of the Montana House of Representatives
In office
1910–1912
Personal details
Born
Burton Kendall Wheeler

(1882-02-27)February 27, 1882
Hudson, Massachusetts, U.S.
DiedJanuary 6, 1975(1975-01-06) (aged 92)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Political partyDemocratic
Other political
affiliations
Progressive (1924)
Spouse(s)Lulu M. White (1883–1962)
Children3 sons: John, Edward, and Richard
3 daughters: Elizabeth, Frances (died 1957), and Marion
Alma materUniversity of Michigan

ReferencesEdit

  1. Howard, Joseph Kinsey (March 1947). "The decline and fall of Burton K. Wheeler". Harper's Magazine. Harper's. Retrieved 19 May 2019.