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Lawyers and Poetry

Jean La Rue Burnett

New York

Jean La Rue Burnett was b orn in Canandaigua, New York and contiuned to live there. He graduated from the Canadaigua Academy in 1889 and then, after preliminary study, entered the Law Department of the University of Michigan where he graduated in 1892. He was admitted to practice in Michigan iin 1892, and admitted to the Bar of New York on March 30, 1893. He practiced law in Canadaigua. [Source: The Magazine of Poetry (1894)][Service in the State Legislature: The New York Red Book(1908)]

Jean La Rue Burnett
A History of Ontario County, New York and Its People


"A Lawyer's Appetite"
The Green Bag

"A lawyer sat idly in his chair"

"Sunrise in the Catskills"


Burke A. Hinsdale, History of the University of Michigan 101
(Ann Arbor: Published by the University, 1906)