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 William Edward Barton

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William Edward Barton

Birth
Pickens County, South Carolina, USA
Death 29 Jul 1955 (aged 87)
Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA
Burial Houston, Texas County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 7279067 View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Moving to Missouri, he attended the Steelville Normal and Business Institute, was employed in a railroad office and taught school near Bourbon, Missouri, (1889-92). He graduated from the law department of the Missouri University, in 1894, was admitted to the bar and proceeded to practice law in Houston, Missouri. During the Spanish-American War, he served as a Sergeant in Company M, 2nd Regiment, Missouri Volunteer Infantry. After the war, he was prosecuting attorney of Texas County, (1901- 02) and judge of the nineteenth judicial circuit of Missouri, (1923-28(. In 1931, he was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-second Congress, serving until 1933. An unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination, he again served as judge of the nineteenth judicial circuit of Missouri, (1934-46) and practiced law until his death at age 87.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/7279067/william-edward-barton : accessed ), memorial page for William Edward Barton (11 Apr 1868–29 Jul 1955), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7279067, citing Pine Lawn Cemetery, Houston, Texas County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .