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Don Byron COLTON, American Congressman. Member, Latter Day Saint Church. Club: Lions.


COLTON, Don Byron was born on September 15, 1876 in Mona, Utah, United States. Son of Sterling D. and Nancy A. (Wilkins) Colton.


Utah Academy, Vernal, Utah. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. University of Michigan, Bachelor of Laws, Ann Arbor, Michigan.


Principal, Utah Academy, 1901-1902. Member, House of Representative, Utah Legislature, 1903. Receiver, United States Land Officer.

Vernal, Utah, 1905-1914. State Senator, 1915-1918. Food and Fuel Administrator, Utah Company, Utah, during World War.

Member. Council of Defense. Company chairman. Red Cross. Elected to Congress, since 1920.

Practiced law.


Member, Latter Day Saint Church. Club: Lions.


Spouse Grace Stringham, June l7, 1908, Salt Lake City, Utah.