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Brig. Gen. Paul Lawrence Barton, USAF[1]

Male 1911 - 1985  (74 years)


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  • Name Paul Lawrence Barton 
    Title Brig. Gen. 
    Suffix USAF 
    Born 1911  Plymouth, Windsor Co., Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1930  Ludlow, Windsor Co., Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Education 1934  USMA West Point, Orange Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Class of 1934 
    Military Information WWII veteran. Flew 35 combat missions as a bomber group commander.  [4
    Residence Feb 1937  Schofield Barracks, Oahu, Hawaii, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 01 Sep 1937  Fort Benning, Chattahoochie Co., Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Military Information 11 Nov 1944  [6
    Col. Barton received a Unit Citation in Italy while commanding the 15th Air Force B-17 Bomber Group as reported in the Spanish language newspaper PRENSA in Laredo, Texas 
    Military Information 1930-1964  [4
    served on active duty, firstly in infantry regiments in Hawaii and Georgia, then pilot training in Texas, followed by a decorated career in the USAAC and USAF. 
    Died 13 May 1985  Arlington, Arlington Co., Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21397  Barton Database
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2011 

    Father Lawrence W. Barton,   b. Abt 1875, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Helen J. unknown female,   b. Abt 1887, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Family ID F8058  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ara Roxana Armstrong,   d. 1977 
    Married 11 Jul 1937  Belmont, Rutland Co., Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Paul Lawrence Barton, Jr.
     2. Stephanie Barton,   d. 1961
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2011 12:21:34 
    Family ID F12736  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Helen Blount 
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2009 21:28:55 
    Family ID F12737  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1911 - Plymouth, Windsor Co., Vermont, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Ludlow, Windsor Co., Vermont, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - Class of 1934 - 1934 - USMA West Point, Orange Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Feb 1937 - Schofield Barracks, Oahu, Hawaii, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Jul 1937 - Belmont, Rutland Co., Vermont, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 01 Sep 1937 - Fort Benning, Chattahoochie Co., Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 May 1985 - Arlington, Arlington Co., Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Cadet Paul L. Barton (1911-1985)
    Cadet Paul L. Barton (1911-1985)
    Photo taken for his 1934 Howitzer Yearbook at the United States Military Academy, West Point (Class of 1934). He retired as a Brigadier General, USAF.

  • Notes 
    • INFO from the website www.af.mil/bios/bio_4620.shtml on 13 Jan 2004.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3557] Heroes of the 483rd, Jacob L. Grimm, pg. 7.

    2. [S3499] 1930 U. S. Census, T626_2432 pg 1A ED 15.

    3. [S3922] United States Military Academy West Point - Howitzer Yearbook, 1934.

    4. [S3921] Washington Post, The [DC], 16 May 1985.

    5. [S4651] Journal and Republican, The [Lowville NY], p. 5, 22 Jul 1937.

    6. [S3923] Prensa [Laredo, TX].