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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1880

Vol. III
p329
2832

(Born Mich.)

Charles Sumnerº Burt

(Ap'd Mich.)

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Born Mount Vernon, MI.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1876, to June 11,º 1880, when he was graduated, and, availing himself of the provisions of Sec. 5 of the Act of Congress approved June 23, 1879, was

Honorably Discharged, June 11, 1880.

Civil History. — Unknown, nothing authentic having been received.

Vol. IV
p325
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Post-graduate student, Sheffield Scientific School, Yale College, New Haven, Ct., 1880‑81. — Chemist Midvale Steel Works, Nicetown, Philadelphia, Pa., 1881‑82. — Life member American Institute of Mining Engineers, 1882. — Superintendent of blast furnaces in Michigan, manufacturing charcoal pig iron, 1882‑90. — Member of firm of Cramer and Burt, Chicago, Ill., dealers in metals and mining supplies, since July, 1890. — Tendered his services to Adjutant-General U. S. Army, in event of war with Spain, April 6, 1898.

Vol. V
p304
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — Purchased partner's interest in business, as given in Vol. IV, and continuing it under firm name, Nov., 1907 to –––––.

Vol. VI
p289
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born Dec. 3, 1857.)

Military History. —

Cadet at the Military Academy, Sept. 1, 1876, to June 11,º 1880, when he was graduated, and, availing himself of the provisions of Sec. 5, Act of Congress approved June 23, 1879 he was

Honorably Discharged, June 11, 1880.

Civil History. — Post-graduate student, Sheffield Scientific School, Yale University, 1880‑81; at Philadelphia, Pa., Chemist Midvale Steel Works, 1881‑82; Superintendent of Blast Furnaces in Michigan, manufacturing charcoal pig iron, 1882‑90; at Chicago, Ill., member of firm of Cramer and Burt, dealers in metals and mining supplies, July, 1890, to 1907, when he purchased partner's interest in the business and continued it alone under the firm name until he retired in 1911; resided at Iowa City, Iowa, 1911 to 1913, and since then at Ann Arbor, Mich. Address, 1322 Hill St., Ann Arbor, Mich.

Vol. VII
p167
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Cadet at the Military Academy, Sept. 1, 1876, to June 11,º 1880, when he was graduated, and availing himself of the provisions of Sec. 5, Act of Congress approved June 23, 1879 he was

Honorably Discharged, June 11, 1880.

Died, Apr. 12, 1921, at Ann Arbor, Mich.: Aged 63.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1921.


Thayer's Note:

a Cadet Burt's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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