Members from BPOE #249’s 125 Years of History — Burton L. French

Burton L. French

  • Attended Moscow Public Schools
  • Graduated from the University of Idaho –1901
  • Law Degree from the University of Chicago — 1903
  • Idaho State Legislature — 1898-1902
  • United States House of Representatives — 1903-1909, 1911-1915 & 1917-1933 — longest service of any Idaho Representative
  • Chairman, US House of Representatives Committee on Memorials — 1929-1933
  • US delegate to Interparliamentary Union — 1930-1931
  • Professor of government at Miami University (Ohio) — 1935-1947
  • Member of the Federal Loyalty Review Board — 1947-1953
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