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Burton K. Wheeler
Sen. B.K. Wheeler, 12-8-22 LOC npcc.07484 (cropped).jpg
United States Senator
from Montana
In office
March 4, 1923 – January 3, 1947
Preceded byHenry L. Myers
Succeeded byZales Ecton
Member of the Montana House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Burton Kendall Wheeler

February 27, 1882(1882-02-27)
Hudson, Massachusetts, U.S.
DiedJanuary 6, 1975(1975-01-06) (aged 92)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Other political
Progressive (1924)
Spouse(s)Lulu M. White (1883–1962)
Children3 sons: John, Edward, and Richard
3 daughters: Elizabeth, Frances (died 1957), and Marion
Alma materUniversity of Michigan

Burton Kendall Wheeler (February 27, 1882 – January 6, 1975) was an American politician and lawyer. He was a member of the Democratic Party in Montana. He was a United States Senator from 1923 until 1947.[1] He was Robert M. La Follette's running mate for the 1924 election.


  1. Howard, Joseph Kinsey (March 1947). "The decline and fall of Burton K. Wheeler". Harper's Magazine (Harper's). Retrieved 19 May 2019.