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Ira T. Burton ( Missoula 1968 )

posted: Oct 31, 2003

Ira passed away October 12, 2003. He grew up in Lake Creek, Idaho and went to Freeman High School where he was student body president and quarterbacked the football team to three district championships. Ira jumped while attending Gonzaga University and the University of Idaho College of Law. After having his education interrupted by service in Viet Nam, he returned to Moscow and received his law degree.
After a couple years Ira opened his own law firm and won election as Washington County prosecutor. He was the longest-re-elected prosecutor in Idaho.