|John J. Barton|
|43rd Mayor of Indianapolis|
January 1, 1964 – January 1, 1968
|Preceded by||Albert H. Losche|
|Succeeded by||Richard Lugar|
|Born||June 23, 1906|
|Died||May 4, 2004 (aged 97)|
|Alma mater||Purdue University|
John J. Barton (June 23, 1906 – May 4, 2004) served one term as mayor of Indianapolis. During his time in office, plans were made for the construction of the Indiana Convention Center. He was defeated for re-election by Indianapolis Board of School Commissioners member and future United States Senator Richard Lugar in 1967.
Barton was an alumnus of Purdue University (class of 1930) and served in the military in World War II. He died on May 4, 2004, aged 97.
Election results[edit | edit source]
|Indianapolis mayoral election, 1963|
|Democratic||John J. Barton (incumbent)||68,316||48.1|
|Indianapolis mayoral election, 1967|
|Democratic||John J. Barton (incumbent)||63,284||46.7|
References[edit | edit source]
- The Purdue Alumnus. Purdue Alumni Association.. 2004. p. 42. https://books.google.com/books?id=0DftAAAAMAAJ.
- Bodenhamer, David J.; Barrows, Robert Graham (1994). The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis. Vanderstel, David Gordon. Indiana University Press. p. 1356. ISBN 0-253-31222-1. https://books.google.com/books?id=bg13QcMSsq8C&pg=PA1356. Retrieved June 8, 2016.
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- John J. Barton at Find a Grave
Albert H. Losche
|Mayor of Indianapolis
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