Albert G. Burr

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"(November 8, 1829 -- June 10, 1882) Albert George Burr was a(n) teacher, merchant, lawyer, public servant, judge, and American politician. Burr was born close to Batavia, Genesee County, New York and moved to Illinois. Albert studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1856. He was a member of the state house of representatives (1861-1864), member of state constitutional convention (1870), and elected circuit judge of the 7th judicial circuit (1877 - death June 10, 1882). Burr was elected as a Democrat to the 40th and 41st Congresses (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1871), was not reelected. [Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at]"

Member of Illinois Delegation—The Civil Rights Act of 1875, Illinois Delegation—United States Fifteenth Amendment.

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