Famous New Jersey Mason
David Gouverneur Burnet

David Gouverneur Burnet was born in Newark, N.J., April 14, 1788. He served as the President of the Texas Republic in 1836; Vice President of the Texas Republic from 1838 through 1841, was Texas Republic Secretary of State in 1839-40. He died December 5, 1870. Original interment and cenotaph at Lakeview Cemetery, Galveston, Tex.; reinterment to unknown location. Burnet County, Tex. is named for him.

Lodge: Newark #7
Residence: Newark