Daniel Dee Burnes

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Daniel Dee Burnes (January 4, 1851 – November 2, 1899) was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.

Born in Ringgold, Missouri, Burnes received his early schooling in Weston, Missouri. He graduated from St. Louis University, in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1873 and from the law department of Harvard University in 1874. Later, he moved to Germany and studied at Heidelberg University. He returned to the United States and settled in St. Joseph, Missouri, where he engaged in the practice of law.

Burnes was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-third Congress (March 4, 1893-March 3, 1895). He declined to be a candidate for reelection in 1894, and resumed the practice of law. He died on his estate, "Ayr Lawn," at St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri, November 2, 1899. He was interred in Mount Mora Cemetery.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Robert Patterson Clark Wilson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Missouri's 4th congressional district

1893-1895
Succeeded by
George Calhoun Crowther