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Arthur Gipson Barton

Arthur Gipson Barton, American landscape architect.

Background

  • Barton, Arthur Gipson was born on October 2, 1907 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Archilles Arthur and Eva Viola (Campbell) Barton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Landscape Design, University of California, Berkeley, 1929.

    Career

    • Draftsman Yoch & Council, 1929-1930. Manager landscape department Theodore Payne Nursery, 1930-1935. Landscape architect Los Angeles County, 1935-1940.

      Private practice landscape architecture, Glendale, California, 1940-1942. Farm advisor 4-H clubs Los Angles County, 1943-1946. Private practice general landscape architectural work.

      Glendale, from since 1946. Visiting teacher California Polytechnic U., Pomona. Board directors Glendale Beautiful, Glendale Beautification, Los Angeles Beautiful.

      Scoutmaster Boy Scouts American.

    Works

    • Contributing author Azaleas and Camellias, 1962. Designer Memorial Court and Fountain, Kraemer Park, Placentia, California, 1974.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Fellow American Society Landscape Architects (past president California chapter). Member California Council Landscape Architects (president, board directors), National American Society Landscape Architects (vice president, trustee), California Parent-Teachers Association (honorary life), Architects of Glendale (honorary), Planning and Conservation League, Save-the-Redwoods League, California Roadside Council, National Parks Association, Destert Protective Council.

    Connections

    • Married Lucile Beach Brown, August 26, 1930.
    • father: Archilles Arthur Barton
    • mother: Eva Viola (Campbell) Barton
    • spouse: Lucile Beach Brown
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    Born October 2, 1907
    Died January 28, 1980
    (aged 72)
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