Raymond S. Burton

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Raymond S. Burton
New Hampshire Executive Council
District 1
In office
1981–2013
Preceded by Paul M. Mayette
Succeeded by Joseph Kenney
In office
1977–1979
Preceded by Lyle E. Hersom
Succeeded by Paul M. Mayette
Personal details
Born (1939-08-13)13 August 1939
Burlington, Vermont
Died 12 November 2013(2013-11-12) (aged 74)
Bath, New Hampshire
Political party Republican
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",[1] 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.

Burton lived in the town of Bath, New Hampshire, where he died on November 12, 2013.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kenny, Jack (March 3, 2006). "Granite Plates". New Hampshire Magazine. 
  2. ^ DiStaso, John (November 12, 2013). "NH 'legend' Ray Burton remembered as passionate, relentless, kind". The NH Union Leader. 

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