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George Hunt Barton

Birthplace: Sudbury, MA, USA
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of George Washington Barton and Mary Susan Barton
Husband of Eva May Barton
Father of Harold Beede Barton; Donald Clinton Barton and Helen Mary Barton

Managed by: Lizzie Saunby
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About George Hunt Barton

George Hunt Barton (1852-1933) was an American geologist, arctic explorer, and college professor. He was an alumnus and faculty member in geology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, served as the director of the Teachers' School of Science in Boston and was the founding president of the Boston Children's Museum. He was an explorer of Greenland with Robert E. Peary in the 1896, and in 1916 was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.[


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George Hunt Barton's Timeline

July 8, 1852
Sudbury, MA, USA
October 14, 1887
Age 35
Stow, MA, USA
June 29, 1889
Age 36
Stow, MA, USA
October 17, 1891
Age 39
Age 80