Raymond S. Burton
|Raymond S. Burton|
|New Hampshire Executive Council
|Preceded by||Paul M. Mayette|
|Succeeded by||Joseph Kenney|
|Preceded by||Leon G. Yeaton|
|Succeeded by||Paul M. Mayette|
|Born||August 13, 1939
|Died||November 12, 2013 (aged 74)
Bath, New Hampshire
|Residence||Bath, New Hampshire|
Raymond S. "Ray" Burton (August 13, 1939 – November 12, 2013) was a New Hampshire politician who served from 1977-79 and 1981-2013 on the Executive Council as the representative of District 1, or "The North Country". Known as the "Dean of the Council", Burton, a Republican, was the longest-serving Executive Councilor in New Hampshire history. Burton also served for 22 years as a Grafton County Commissioner, representing District 2.
- Kenny, Jack (March 3, 2006). "Granite Plates". New Hampshire Magazine.
- DiStaso, John (November 12, 2013). "NH 'legend' Ray Burton remembered as passionate, relentless, kind". The NH Union Leader.
- Grafton County Commissioner Ray Burton (District 2) official government site
- List of Former Members of the Executive Council of the State of New Hampshire official government site
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