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Burton K. Wheeler

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Burton K. Wheeler
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
Personal details
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.
Political partyDemocratic
Other political
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

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.

References[change | change source]

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