John L. Burnett
Studies and Early Politics
He served as chairman of the Committee on Immigration and Naturalization (Sixty-second through Sixty-fifth Congresses). On April 5, 1917, John Lawson Burnett was one of the 50 representatives who voted against declaring war on Germany (WWI).
He served as member of the United States Immigration Commission 1907-1910.
John L. Burnett died in Gadsden, Alabama, May 13, 1919 and was interred in Forest Cemetery.
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