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John Montgomery Dalton, American lawyer. member of the board visitors U. Missouri, 1949-1953; member board curators Stephens College; Member National Association Attorneys Gen (past president), Am College Trial Lawyers, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Gamma Delta.; Mason.; Club: Lions (governor Missouri 1931-1932).

Background

Dalton, John Montgomery was born on November 9, 1900 in Vernon Company, Missouri, United States. Son of Fred A. and Ida Jane (Poage) Dalton.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University Missouri, 1923. Doctor of Laws, Drury College, University of Missouri, Westminster College, William Jewell College.

Career

Admitted to Missouri bar, 1923, practiced, Kennett, Missouri, 1923-1952. City counselor, Kennett, 1944-1953. Legislative counsel Missouri Rural Electrification Cooperative Association, 1951-1952.

Attorney general Missouri, 1952-1960. Governor Missouri, 1961-1965. Practice of law, Jefferson City, Missoury, since 1965.

Chairman, Federal Home Loan Bank, Des Moines, Iowa.

Membership

Member of the board visitors U. Missouri, 1949-1953. Member board curators Stephens College. Member National Association Attorneys Gen (past president), Am College Trial Lawyers, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Gamma Delta.

Mason.; Club: Lions (governor Missouri 1931-1932).

Connections

Married Geraldine Hall, November 22, 1925. Children: John Hall, Julia Hall.

father:
Fred A. Dalton

mother:
Ida Jane (Poage) Dalton

spouse:
Geraldine Hall

child:
John Hall Dalton

child:
Julia Hall Dalton