The American Converts Database

Peter H. Burnett

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Title

Peter H. Burnett

Contributor

Mercado, Monica L.
Mullen, Lincoln

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Names

Burnett, Peter

Birth Date

1807-11-15

Birthplace

Nashville, TN

Death Date

1895-05-17

Place of death

San Francisco, CA

Sex

male

Race

white

Family Relations

Burnett, Harriet Rogers (wife)

Occupation

governor
politician
lawyer

Biographical Text

Peter Hardeman Burnett, politician and first governor of the state of California (1849-1851), converted to Roman Catholicism in Oregon during June, 1846. He had been raised as a Baptist, but became a member of the Disciples of Christ in 1840. He wrote several works about his conversion and new religion.

Bibliography

Peter H. Burnett, The Path Which Led a Protestant Lawyer to the Catholic Church (New York: D. Appleton, 1860).

Peter H. Burnett, Reasons Why We Should Believe in God, Love God, and Obey God (New York: Catholic Publication Society Co, 1884).

"Peter Hardeman Burnett," in The Catholic Encyclopedia Vol. 3. (New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1908).

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Citation

“Peter H. Burnett,” The American Converts Database, accessed January 19, 2018, http://americanconverts.org/items/show/725.

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