Historical Rosters Database
Ben A. BurtonRoster ID 4308
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1917|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Ben A. Burton, Class of 1917 (non graduate). The photograph shown at right was taken in April 1913. Genealogy: Born circa 1894/1895, Richmond, VA. His father- Reuben Burton, b. circa 1850, Chesterfield Co., VA; d. Feb 8, 1922, Richmond VA; owner of sheet metal manufacturing companies in Richmond. His mother- Emma Cornelia Grimes, died July 1905. Names of grandparents not in our records. He is the brother of Reuben Burton, Jr., Class of 1913. Marriage: Anna Craddock; children- B. Albert Burton, II. VMI Record: Entered on September 9, 1912 and resigned January 1916; he did not graduate. Military Record: none. Career: businessman (sheet metal/roofing) in Richmond, VA. Died January 5, 1968 at Richmond, VA.|