Biographical Sketch of Capt. Alexander Barton
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Capt. ALEXANDER BARTON, son of Benjamin Barton, Esq., was born June 14, 1804, After leaving Croydon he spent a few years at Ludlow, Vt., and from thence removed to Boston, where, immersed in business, has been spent the greater portion of his active life. He is courteous and genial in his intercourse with others, and hence was always quite a favorite. In his earlier days he was much in office. He was Representative from his native town for the years 1836, 1837 and 1843, and was in 1850 a member of the Constitutional Convention of Vermont.