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 – May 4, 2004) 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 Indianapolis Board of School Commissioners member and future United States Senator Richard Lugar.
Barton was an alumnus of Purdue University and served in the military in World War II. He died on May 4, 2004, aged 97, just over seven weeks before his 98th birthday.
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Albert H. Losche
|Mayor of Indianapolis
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