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Arthur Gipson Barton

landscape architect.

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.

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