Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Barton, Bruce

Barton, Bruce, a Representative from New York; born in Robbins, Scott County, Tenn., August 5, 1886; educated in the public schools of Ohio, Massachusetts, and Illinois; graduated from Amherst (Mass.) College in 1907; moved to Chicago, Ill., in 1900 and engaged in literary and editorial pursuits; moved to New York, N.Y., in 1912 and continued literary work; also engaged in the magazine and advertising business; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Theodore A. Peyser; reelected to the Seventy-sixth Congress and served from November 2, 1937, to January 3, 1941; was not a candidate for renomination in 1940, having become a candidate for United States Senator; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1940 to the United States Senate; delegate to the Republican State convention in 1938 and to the Republican National Convention at Philadelphia in 1940; presently engaged in the advertising business and resides in New York City, N.Y.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Barton, Bruce," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.822 Original Sources, accessed January 24, 2020, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3TBN4VNEI266LPS.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Barton, Bruce." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.822, Original Sources. 24 Jan. 2020. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3TBN4VNEI266LPS.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Barton, Bruce' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.822. Original Sources, retrieved 24 January 2020, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3TBN4VNEI266LPS.