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freelance/self-employed writer

Pauline Barton, American freelance/self-employed writer. Named Tri-Lakes Retired Teacher of Year, 2000-2001.


Barton, Pauline was born on April 13, 1923 in Hollister, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Clinton Ben and Rosa Victoria (Kaneaster) Layton.


Bachelor of Science in Education, Southwest Missouri State University, 1960. Master of Science in Education, Drury College, 1967.


Wartime assembly line, General Motors, Anderson, Indiana, 1942-1944;teacher, Hollister (Missouri) Schools, 1945-1946, 49-51, 56-59;business teacher, Branson (Missouri) Schools, 1959-1977;adult education, Branson (Missouri) Schools, 1981-1983;home bound educator, Branson (Missouri) Schools, 1983-1984;freelance writer, Missouri, since 1984. Chairman Taney County Business Teachers, 1960-1961, Southwest Missouri Business Teachers, 1976-1977. Historian, White River Valley History Society, Missouri, 1987-1990, secretary, treasurer, since 1994.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals, books.


Leader Boy Scouts of America, Branson, Missouri, 1954-1962. Counselor American Field Service Exchange student, Branson, Missouri, 1972-1980. Board and aide Christian Action Ministry, Branson, Missouri, since 1986. member American Association of University Women, Ozark Writer's League, Tri-Lakes Community theatre, League of Women Voters, American Cancer Society, Women of the Church, American Legion Auxiliary, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations; reading, sewing, traveling.


Married Benjamin Lee Barton, December 22, 1945. Children Ben Lee, John Paul.

Clinton Ben Layton

Rosa Victoria (Kaneaster) Layton

Benjamin Lee Barton