John J. Barton
|John J. Barton|
|43rd Mayor of Indianapolis|
January 1, 1964 – January 1, 1968
|Preceded by||Albert H. Losche|
|Succeeded by||Richard Lugar|
|Born||June 23, 1906
|Died||May 4, 2004
|Alma mater||Purdue University|
John J. Barton (June 23, 1906 in Indianapolis, Indiana – May 4, 2004 in Indianapolis) served one term as mayor of Indianapolis. During his time in office, plans were made for the construction of the Indiana Convention Center. He was defeated for re-election by Richard Lugar.
Barton was an alumnus of Purdue University and served in the military in World War II.
John Barton died on May 4, 2004, aged 97, just over seven weeks before his 98th birthday.
|Indianapolis mayoral election, 1967|
|Democratic||John J. Barton (incumbent)||63,284||46.7%|
Albert H. Losche
|Mayor of Indianapolis
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