- Lorenzo Burrows
He attended the academies at
Plainfield, Connecticutand Westerly, Rhode Island. He moved to New York and settled in Albion,N.Y., in 1824. He was employed as a clerk until 1826, when he engaged in mercantile pursuits. He assisted in establishing the Bank of Albion in 1839 and served as cashier. He was Treasurerof Orleans County in 1840 and was Assigneein bankruptcyfor Orleans County in 1841. He was Supervisorof the Town of Barre in 1845, and was elected as a Whig to the 31st and 32nd United States Congresses, serving from March 4, 1849to March 3, 1853. In August 1852, he declined to be appointed United States Postmaster General, President Millard Fillmorechose Samuel D. Hubbardinstead.
He was director of the
Niagara FallsInternational Bridge Co. He was chosen as a regentof the University of New Yorkin 1858 and appointed one of the commissioners of Mount Albion Cemetery in 1862, serving in both of these capacities until his death in 1885. He was buried at the Mount Albion Cemetery in Albion, N.Y.
Daniel Burrowswas a United States Representative from Connecticut.
* [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/burrows.html] Political Graveyard
* [http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=9403E7DA1031E234BC4F51DFBE668389649FDE] His declination to be Postmaster General, in NYT on August 27, 1852
* [http://books.google.com/books?id=E3sFAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA34 Google Book] "The New York Civil List" compiled by Franklin Benjamin Hough (page 34; Weed, Parsons and Co., 1858)
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