08/24/1888 - 07/07/1953

BARTON, Harper Peter, a Representative from Fulton County; born in Breezewood, Bedford County, Pa., August 24, 1888; graduated, Cumberland Valley State Normal School (now Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania), 1911; public school teacher; elected, auditor, Hustontown (2 terms); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1929 and 1931 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1933 term; died, July 7, 1953 in McConnellsburg, Fulton County, Pennsylvania; interred, Hustontown Methodist Cemetery, Hustontown, Fulton County, Pennsylvania

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