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Nathan Raper Burress

"History of Shelby County, Ohio"
by A.B.C. Hitchcock; Sidney, Ohio; 1913
Richmond-Arnold Pub. Co.; Chicago, IL.
Page 327

NATHAN RAPER BURRESS, was born in Turtle Creek township in 1845. He received such education as the country schools afforded and studied law with Edmund Smith. He was admitted to the bar in 1868, and in 1870 and 1872 was elected prosecuting attorney. He was made state senator in 1875, but declined a renomination and commenced the practice of law with Judge Conklin. He was married in 1876 to Miss Anna Stipp and had one son. He died December 15, 1883. He was a man of refined literary tastes, with a remarkable command of language, vivid imagination, and a mind of choice legal capabilities.


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