Biography of Albert H. Burgess

One of the representative business men of Coweta, Wagoner County, is Albert H. Burgess, manager of the Minnetonka Lumber Company here. He was born in Pottsboro, Grayson County, Texas, on the 15th of July, 1880, a son of Connor and Sallie (Reeves) Burgess, also natives of that county. For many years the father engaged in agricultural pursuits but he is now living retired in Pottsboro. The mother died in 1918. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now Albert H. Burgess was reared in Pottsboro and attended the public schools of that community. At the age of twenty-one years he made his initial step into the lumber business and has since been identified with that trade with the exception of the years 1914, 1915 and 1916, when he operated a truck farm at Denison, Texas. On the 1st of January, 1917, he came to Coweta, Oklahoma, as manager of the Minnetonka Lumber Company, in which position he is now active. Mr. Burgess is one of the alert and...

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