Bio: Burton, George F. (1881)

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Surnames: Burton, Irvine

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 317

GEORGE F. BURTON, Eau Claire, was born in Westfield, Chautauqua Co., N. Y., Oct. 23, 1844, and when but two years old came to Plymouth, Sheboygan Co., with his parents. He served six months in Co. B, 27th Wis. V. I., in 1865, and the following year moved to Menomonie, Dunn Co., where he worked at the trade of pattern-maker for Knapp, Stout & Co., for eight years. In August, 1880, he came to Eau Claire, and has since been employed as superintendent of pattern department of Shaw's foundry and machine shops. He was married in Menomonie, July 22, 1876, to his present wife, Maria J. Irvine. They have three children George Howard, William K. and Jesse G. Mr. Burton is a member of the A. O. U. W.

 

 


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