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 Bruce Fairchild Barton

Bruce Fairchild Barton

Birth
Robbins, Scott County, Tennessee, USA
Death 5 Jul 1967 (aged 80)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Foxboro, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 7252315 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Amherst College Massachusetts, in 1907, and then engaged in literary and editorial pursuits. He moved to New York City in 1912 and became successful in the magazine and advertising business. In 1937, he was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Theodore A. Peyser, was reelected to the Seventy-sixth Congress, serving until 1941. An unsuccessful candidate for election, he resumed advertising business and authored several books until his death at age 80.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 7252315
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bruce Fairchild Barton (5 Aug 1886–5 Jul 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7252315, citing Rock Hill Cemetery, Foxboro, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .