Burnham, Claude G. (Died on 22 Jun 1928)
appeared in Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Jun 1928, p. 18


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Claude G. Burnham, executive vice president of the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy railroad, died Friday, June 22, at his home, 536 Roslyn road, Kenilworth. An attack of heart disease, followed by pneumonia, caused his death.

Mr. Burnham has had an active railroad career. He started with the Great Northern in 1895, entered the service of the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy in 1902, and eight years later was made traffic manager of the latter railroad. He is a native of England and was forty-seven years of age at the time of his death.

Members of his family who survive him are: his widow, Mrs. Mary Gillis Burnham; and three sons, David and Philip, Princeton university students, who were here for the funeral, and James, who arrived Wednesday from England, where he is attending Oxford university.

Funeral services were held Monday morning at 11 o’clock in St. Francis Xaxier church, Wilmette. Burial was in All Saints’ cemetery.

Relatives from out of town who attended the funeral included the following: two brothers, James L. Burnham of Seattle, Wash., and Percy H. Burnham, of St. Paul, Minn.: and two sisters, Mrs. Arthur Barnes and Mrs. Charles Couling, also of St. Paul. Another sister, Miss Irene Burnham, of St. Paul, was unable to attend the services.


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Newspaper
Item Types:
Obituaries
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Death notices
Date of Publication:
29 Jun 1928
Date Of Event:
22 Jun 1928
Last Name(s):
Burnham
Local identifier:
Wilmette.BMD.1336
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Burnham, Claude G. (Died on 22 Jun 1928)