William Austin Burt: inventor. 1920.


William Austin Burt: inventor. 1920.

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SNAC Resource ID: 7268266

Marquette County Historical Society

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Burt, William Austin, 1792-1858

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Born in Worcester, Massachusetts, June 13, 1792; received a good education; was for some time an engineer in Erie, New York; came to Michigan, 1822; member of territorial council, 1826-27; settled in Washtenaw County, 1824; engaged in mill-building and local surveying, 1824-33; County surveyor, Macomb Co., 1831-34; Postmaster of Mt. Vernon for 24 years; invented solar compass; surveyed Upper Peninsula 1840-27; discovered 20 beds of iron ore, 1844-46; representative from Macomb County, 1853-1843;...

Burt, Horace Eldon.

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