Legislation Quick Search
06/19/2019 01:09 PM
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/BiosHistory/MemBio.cfm?ID=2854&body=H

ROGERS LEVERING BURNETT


 

Sessions

Session Year Position District Party
1899- 1900 Democrat
1901- 1902 Democrat
 Counties   Monroe

Biography

10/25/1856 - 07/09/1930

BURNETT, Rogers Levering, a Representative from Monroe County; born in Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pa., October 25, 1856; graduated, West Point Military Academy, 1878; lawyer; elected, district attorney, Monroe County (1884-1890); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1898 and 1900 serving 2 consecutive terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1902); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1910); presidential appointee, United States Attorney, Middle District of Pennsylvania (1913-1921); died, July 9, 1930 in Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania; interred, Stroudsburg Cemetery, Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.