Location: Burleigh County ND

Biographical Sketch of Charles Emerson Burton

Burton, Charles Emerson; clergyman; born, Iowa, March 19, 1869; son of John Henry and Jane A. Simons Burton; educated, Carleton College, A. B., 1895, M. A., 1898, Chicago Theological Seminary, King; issue,B. D., 1898, Carleton College, D. D., 1911; married; Menoken, N. D., Oct. 17, 1898, Cora Viola Dorothy Viola, Lyndon David, Malcolm King and Myron Simons; preached before and during college course in the missions and churches of the Congregational order of Minneapolis; spent summer vacations preaching in home missionary churches in Minnesota and North Dakota; pastor Puritan Church, Chicago, 1895-1898, Lyndale Church, Minneapolis, 1899-1909; associate pastor to Dr. Washington Gladden, First Congregational Church, Columbus, O., 1909 and 1910; began pastorate Euclid Avenue Church, Cleveland, March 1, 1911; trustee Congregational Home Missionary Society, New York, Congregational Union, Cleveland, National Anti-Saloon League; former trustee of Carleton College and Chicago Theological Seminary; member Delta Sigma Rho (honor) Fraternity; member Business Men’s Club, Y. M. C. A., and Congregational Club, Cleveland and vicinity (pres. 1913-1914); won oratorical honors of college and state of Minnesota; interested in social and civic application of religion, helped organize Minneapolis Congregational Union, Council of Churches, Columbus, and Federated Churches,...

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Houses of the Mandan Tribe

As mentioned in the sketch of the houses of the Assiniboin, a small party of French accompanied by members of that tribe during the autumn of 1738 went southward from the Assiniboin country to the Mandan towns, where the French remained several weeks. The leader of the expedition, La Verendrye, prepared an account of the journey, this being the earliest record of a visit by Europeans to the Mandans known to exist, although it is easily conceived that French trappers may have been among the tribe earlier in the century. The expedition arrived among the Mandan November 28, 1738,...

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Kuchler, Windsor – Obituary

Windsor Kuchler, 91, of La Grande, died June 29 at the Grande Ronde Hospital. A service will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at Daniels-Knopp Funeral, Cremation & Life Celebration Center. Burial will follow in the Summerville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Blue Mountain Humane Association. A full obituary will be available later. The Observer – July 01, 2008 ____________________________________ Windsor M. Kuchler, 91, of La Grande, died June 29 at Grande Ronde Hospital. A funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at Daniels-Knopp Funeral, Cremation & Life Celebration Center, 1502 Seventh St. Viewing will run from 4 to 6 p.m. today at Daniels-Knopp. Windsor was born May 26, 1917, to Thomas Milton and Ruth (Day) Kuchler in Bismarck, N.D. He was educated in Flora. On Dec. 28, 1937, he married Gail Bull in La Grande. He logged on the coast for many years. They moved to La Grande in 1963 where he farmed. He liked the outdoors, hunting and fishing. He enjoyed his horses and cats. Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Linda Kuchler of La Grande; daughter, Marian Stuckman of La Grande; brother, Foster Kuchler of Seattle; cousin, Creston Shaw of Cove; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and other relatives. He was preceded in death by son-in-law, Bobby Stuckman; and sister, Donna Collins. In lieu of flowers, friends may make memorial...

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Norton, John Patrick – Obituary

John Patrick Norton, 88, a longtime Baker City resident, died May 31, 2006, at his home. His memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. Mr. Jack Pittman will officiate. Military rites will be accorded by members of the Oregon Army National Guard. John was born on Dec. 13, 1917, to Almon and Lubelle Wilson Norton. He was one of five children. He lived at Cavalier, N.D., until his family moved to Bismarck. He attended North Dakota School of Forestry for two years before enlisting in the service. During World War II, he was a pharmacist’s mate in the U.S. Navy, serving in the Pacific. In 1944, John met his future wife, Mildred Ryan. He was honorably discharged from the Navy in December of 1945 and returned to college at Montana State University in Missoula where he received a bachelor of science degree in pharmacy in August of 1949. After a long-distance romance of five years, John and Mildred were married on June 12, 1949, at Seattle, Wash. Later that summer, John and Mildred and his new step-daughter, Ardis, moved to Bozeman, Mont. John worked as pharmacist at Roecher Drug Co. for eight years. John and his family moved to Boise in 1957, where he worked at Ballou-Latimer’s, a large drug store. In November of 1961, John had the opportunity to purchase...

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