Barton, Dr. Clarence E. Baker City physician in early 1900s.

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Description Dr. Clarence E. Barton. Baker City physician in early 1900s. Son of Joseph Barton, the superintendent for SVRy. He opened a practice in the First National Bank building. On September, 30, 1905, at Baker, Oregon, Dr. Barton married Miss Beatrice Vera, a native of New York City and daughter of Harris and Anna Vera, who came to this country from Germany.
From Gaston's 1912 "Centennial History of Oregon": "His birth occurred in Kaysville. Utah, on the 10th of July, 1875, his parents being .Joseph and Mary Ann Barton, natives of England, who came to this country in early life and were married in Utah. Clarence E. Barton obtained his early education in a grammar school at Salt Lake City and attended the Ogden high school at Ogden, Utah, from 1890 until 1893. In the years 1893 and 1894 he conducted an electrical supply and wiring business in Ogden and then spent two years with an engineering corps during the construction of the power plant in Ogden canyon. In the fall of 1896 he went to New York city, where he was engaged as a commercial traveler until 1900. In that year he entered the Bennett Medical College of Chicago, Illinois, for the study of medicine and surgery, being graduated from that institution with the highest honors of his class in 1904 and winning the degrees of Doctor of Medicine and Master of Surgery. In 1905 he opened an office at Baker, Oregon."
Object ID 1980.1.896
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