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Burton K. Wheeler

AKA Burton Kendall Wheeler

Born: 27-Feb-1882
Birthplace: Hudson, MA
Died: 6-Jan-1975
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: Stroke
Remains: Buried, Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, DC

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Montana, 1923-47

Father: Asa Leonard Wheeler
Mother: Mary Elizabeth Tyler
Wife: Lulu M. White (b. 28-Nov-1883, m. 7-Sep-1907, d. 5-Sep-1962)
Son: John Leonard Wheeler (b. 15-May-1909)
Daughter: Elizabeth Hale Colman (b. 17-Apr-1911)
Son: Edward Kendall Wheeler (b. 1915)
Daughter: Frances L. Wheeler Sayler (b. 1916, d. 1957)
Son: Richard Wheeler (b. 1920)

    High School: Hudson High School, Hudson, MA (1900)
    Law School: LLB, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (1905)

    US Senator, Montana (4-Mar-1923 to 3-Jan-1947)
    US Attorney for Montana (1913-18)
    Montana State House of Representatives (1910-12)
    America First Committee
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Silver Bow Club
    State Bar of Montana 1905
    Bribery indicted (8-Apr-1924), acquitted (29-Apr-1925)
    Conspiracy indicted (27-Mar-1925), acquitted
    Risk Factors: Smoking

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