Burleigh, Walter Atwood

Maine born doctor, Indian Agent, and lawyer who represented Montana Territory as its non-voting delegate in the U.S. Congress for two terms following the Civil War.

Life Span
to
Full name
Walter Atwood Burleigh
Place of Birth
Burial Place
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Free State
No. of Siblings
5
No. of Spouses
2
Family

John H. Burleigh (father), Ann Atwood Burleigh (mother), Elizabeth Colcord Low (first wife - died 1855), Caroline Faulk (second wife)

Education
Other
Other Education
Castleton Medical College (VT)
Occupation
Politician
Attorney or Judge
Doctor, Dentist or Nurse
Other
Other Occupation
Indian Agent
Relation to Slavery
White non-slaveholder
Political Parties
Republican
Government
Lincoln Administration (1861-65)
US House of Representatives
State legislature
Other state government
Military
US military (Pre-Civil War)
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