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Investment company executive

Blayney Jones Barton, American investment company executive. Bar: Utah 1938, District of Columbia 1938, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1964. Recipient Meritorious Achievement award for stabilizing labor-management relations, Philadelphia, 1965.


Barton, Blayney Jones was born on October 22, 1910 in Beaver City, Utah, United States. Son of Ray Hunter and Emma Jay (Jones) Barton.


Student, University Utah, 1929—1930. Student, University Utah, 1933. Bachelor of Laws, George Washington University, 1938.


Lawyer Reconstrn. Finance Corporation, Washington, 1938—1940. Special agent Federal Bureau of Investigation, New York, 1940—1944, Virginia, Nebraska, California, Utah. Director industrial and public relations Bayer Aspirin, Winthrop-Stearns Pharmaceutical Company, Sterling-Winthrop Research Institute, Rensselaer, New York, 1945—1951.

Director employee relations M & M Woodworking Company, Portland, Oregon, 1952—1953. Director labor relations Acme Markets, Inc. (formerly American Stores Company), Philadelphia, 1954—1956, vice president labor relations, 1957—1968.

Acting director federal labor-management relations Department Labor, Washington, 1968—1970. President Barton Investment Company, 1971—1984. President, chief negotiator Food Industry Council, 1957—1968.


  • Bar: Utah 1938, District of Columbia 1938, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1964.


National committeeman Boy Scouts American, 1950—1951. Assistant director Albany Community Chest, 1949—1951. Vice president Young Men’s Christian Association, 1950—1951.

Commissioner Fort Orange council, Albany, New York, 1948—1951. Missionary Church Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints, 1930—1933. Member of Albany Chamber of Commerce (board directors 1949-1951), Capitol District Personnel Association (president 1946-1951), American Arbitration Association, Rotarian, Kiwanian (vice president Albany, New York ).


Married Hazel Lavina Whitaker, July 31, 1937. 1 child John Whitaker.

Ray Hunter Barton

Emma Jay (Jones) Barton

Hazel Lavina Whitaker

John Whitaker Barton