Senator Samuel H. Burton View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 5/17/1970
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 56 (1955) - 57 (1957)
Home County: Wapello
Samuel H. Burton
Wapello County
Ottumwa Democrat 13th District Wapello County. Born July 30, 1914, at Ottumwa, Iowa, son of Frank H. and Ruth A. Burton. Graduated from Ottumwa high school in 1933. Was deputy collector in internal revenue office in Des Moines and Davenport for four years. Member of the Kiwanis club. Member of the board of administration of First Lutheran church and finance chairman. Owns and operates Burton beverage company, Ottumwa last fourteen years. Married Pauline B. Trautwein August 23, 1936. The Burtons have a son, Larry, and a daughter, Sally Jo. Serving first term.