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Not to be confused with Samuel D. Burchard (clergyman)
Samuel Dickinson Burchard
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Born: July 17, 1836(1836-07-17)
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Samuel Dickinson Burchard (July 17, 1836 – September 1, 1901) was a nineteenth century politician and manufacturer from Wisconsin.

Born in Leyden, New York, Burchard moved to Beaver Dam, Wisconsin with his father in 1845, attended Madison University and engaged in the manufacturing of wool in Beaver Dam. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he entered the Union Army as a lieutenant in the Missouri State Militia, was later appointed assistant quartermaster of volunteers with the rank of captain, being stationed in New York, and was mustered out with the rank of major. Burchard served in the Wisconsin Senate from 1872 to 1874 and was elected a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives in 1874, serving from 1875 to 1877. Afterwards, he engaged in agricultural pursuits until his death in Greenwood, Texas on September 1, 1901. He was interred in Greenwood Cemetery in Greenwood.

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