Frank H., son of Hiram and Eliza Ann (Parsons) Burnette, was born in the town of Phelps, Ontario county, New York, March 21. 1867, and is now (1910) living there. He was educated in the district school and in Cornell University. For eighteen years he was engaged in the state experimental work, having charge of the horticultural work in Louisiana until 1907. In that year he returned to the town of Phelps, where he is engaged in farming. He is a member of the American Pomological Society; a fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science: a member of the National Geographical Society, of Washington, D. C. ; and of the National Nut Growers’ Society. He is a member of the Universalist church of Newark, New York. He married, in 1898, Elvia M., daughter of George L. Rice, who died in 1899.
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