Walter E. Barton papers
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- Barton, Walter E. (Walter Elbert) (Person)
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During World War I, Barton served as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army and was stationed in France. In 1920, he moved to Washington, D.C. to practice tax law before the federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. On April 1, 1955, he married his second wife, Isabelle Stockett Nixon. Barton wrote numerous articles and books on tax law. Late in his life, he wrote two historical memoirs, The Lost Heritage (1978) and In the Twilight of My Memory (1981). He died on October 21, 1983, in Washington, D.C.
Thompson, Donald E., comp. Indiana Authors and their Books, 1917-1966. Crawfordsville, IN: Wabash College, 1974.
0.6 Cubic Feet (2 manuscript boxes)
Series 1: Articles & speeches Series 2: Legal briefs Series 3: Manuscripts
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