Donald Elmer Barton
Donald Elmer Barton, the son of Elmer E. and Annabelle (Fowler) Barton, was born Aug. 20, 1925, in Newton, Iowa. He graduated from the Newton Senior High School with the class of 1943. Don served his country in the United States Navy from 1943 to 1946. He returned to college, obtaining a bachelor of science degree from the University of Iowa in 1948.