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

Background

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

Education

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

Career

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.

Membership

Member, Latter Day Saint Church. Club: Lions.

Connections

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