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Silas Reynolds Barton
Birth: May 21, 1872
New London
Henry County
Iowa, USA
Death: Nov. 7, 1916
Grand Island
Hall County
Nebraska, USA

U.S. Congressman. Moving with his parents to Hamilton County, Nebraska, in 1873, he attended the Peru State Normal School, engaged in agricultural pursuits and taught school. He was deputy treasurer of Hamilton County, (1898-1901), grand recorder of the Ancient Order of United Workmen of Nebraska, (1901-08) and Nebraska State Auditor (1909-13). In 1913, he was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-third Congress, serving until 1915. Running as a candidate for election to the Sixty-fifth Congress, he died suddenly before election day at age 44. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Eli B. Barton (1843 - 1910)
  Teresa E. Nugen Barton (1848 - 1922)
 
 Spouses:
  Adah Barton (1876 - 1909)
  Ellen Tazwell Metcalfe Conant (1886 - 1978)*
 
 Children:
  Infant Barton (1895 - 1895)*
  Edwin Barton (1901 - 1903)*
  Silas Reynolds Barton (1914 - 1964)*
 
 Siblings:
  Silas Reynolds Barton (1872 - 1916)
  Charles H. Barton (1875 - 1929)*
  Guy Cecil Barton (1880 - 1938)*
  Orpha Maudia Barton Moses (1885 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Aurora Cemetery
Aurora
Hamilton County
Nebraska, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 15, 2003
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