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John Webster Dayton, American entrepreneur. Named Minnesota Restaurateur of Year, Adams Public, Minneapolis, 1989. President The Dallas Opera, 1987-1989; board directors The Hockaday School, Dallas, since 1988, The Dallas Zoological Society, since 1987. Member American Institute Wine and Food, Bent Tree Country Club.

Background

Dayton, John Webster was born on August 11, 1945 in Minneapolis. Son of Donald Chadwick and Lucy (Jackson) Dayton.

Education

Bachelor, University Minnesota, 1968. Juris Doctor, Texas Technology University, 1975.

Career

Assistant director admissions University Minnesota, Morris, 1968-1972. Partner Thompson & Knight, Dallas, 1975-1982. Co-owner Routh Street Investments, since 1983, Routh Street Cafe & Baby Routh, Dallas, since 1983, Goodfellows & Tejas, Minneapolis, since 1983.

Membership

President The Dallas Opera, 1987-1989. Board directors The Hockaday School, Dallas, since 1988, The Dallas Zoological Society, since 1987. Member American Institute Wine and Food, Bent Tree Country Club.

Connections

Married Arlene Johnson, June 28, 1969. Children: Chadwick, Whitney.

father:
Donald Chadwick Dayton

mother:
Lucy (Jackson) Dayton

spouse:
Arlene Johnson

children:
Chadwick Dayton

Whitney Dayton