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chemist , paper manufacturing executive

John Selby Barton was American paper manufacturing executive, former chemist. Patentee in field. Recipient Westbrooke Steele Gold medal Institute Paper Chemistry, 1948. Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Industrial Research Institute, Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry, Sigma, Xi.

Background

Barton, John Selby was born on March 23, 1918 in Boise, Idaho, United States. Son of Everett H. and Loraine (Selby) Barton.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University Washington, 1940. Master of Science, Institute Paper Chemistry, 1942. Doctor of Philosophy, Institute Paper Chemistry, 1948.

Career

Research chemist, Crown Zellerbach Corporation, Camas, Washington, 1948-1950;group leader, Crown Zellerbach Corporation, 1950-1955;manager paper research, Crown Zellerbach Corporation, 1955-1956;director packaging research, Crown Zellerbach Corporation, San Leandro, California, 1956-1960;director research central research division, Crown Zellerbach Corporation, Camas, 1960-1969;vice president research, Crown Zellerbach Corporation, 1969-1974;vice president research and development, Crown Zellerbach Corporation, San Francisco, 1974-1985;retired, Crown Zellerbach corporation, 1985. President Empire State Paper Research Associates.

Achievements

  • Patentee in field.

Membership

Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Industrial Research Institute, Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry, Sigma, Xi.

Connections

Married Irene E. Brooks, December 5, 1942. Children: Katherine L. Barton Lucas, John S., Lawrence B., Patricia I. Barton Bayer, Halbert E.

father:
Everett H. Barton

mother:
Loraine (Selby) Barton

spouse:
Irene E. Brooks

child:
Katherine L. Barton Lucas Barton

child:
John S. Barton

child:
Lawrence B. Barton

child:
Patricia I. Barton Bayer Barton

child:
Halbert E. Barton