R. N. BURWELL
R. N. BURWELL, county treasurer elect of Miami County, Ohio, is a native of this State, and the son of the late William P. Burwell. Born in Buena Vista, Scioto County, Ohio, April 15, 1869, Mr. Burwell received his education in the public schools at Buena Vista, later locating in Troy. His first business experience was gained as a clerk in a hardware store, he resigning this position after eight years service to take a commercial course in a business college. His interests broadened as he grew older and he began to be active in politics. His first official position in public life was being appointed deputy county auditor, he later accepting the position of deputy treasurer. Mr. Burwell's large acquaintance throughout the county and his experience in county affairs made him a formidable candidate for the nomination for county treasurer, which he received May 23, 1908, and was elected county treasurer in November, 1908, the responsible duties of which office he will assume in September, 1909.
Mr. Burwell takes a great interest in lodge affairs and is past chancellor commander of the Knights of Pythias and also belongs to the Junior Order of American Mechanics and is a member of the Troy Club.
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