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Burton, James George, 1893-1953



  • Existence: 1893-1953

Biographical Note

James George Burton was born on May 26, 1893 in Nebraska. He served in the United States Army from 1918 to 1919 as a member of the United States Army Air Service, 52nd Balloon Company communications division. After his discharge Burton went on to have a career as an electrician. In 1926, he married Marguerite Shaeffer Burton (1896-circa 1978) in Bell, California and they had two children, Charles G. Burton and Evalyn Amirault. James George Burton died in Los Angeles, California at the age of 65 on October 20, 1958.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

James George Burton Photograph Collection

Identifier: 2015-11-25
Abstract The James George Burton Photographs are comprised of two panoramic photographs relating to the Balloon School at Ross Field, Arcadia, California.

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