Lewis W. Barton, MD

5428. Lewis Willard11 BARTON MD (George Steel10, George Mead9, Samuel T.8, David7, Caleb6, John5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Matthew2, Edward1) was born in Winchester, Middlesex, MA November 5, 1913.(2535) Lewis died May 22, 1964 in Albany, Albany, NY, at 50 years of age. His body was interred 1964 in Menands, NY.(2536)

He married Helen Mary LEARY June 28, 1941 in Burlington, Chittenden, VT.(2537) Helen was born April 9, 1916 in Burlington, Chittenden, VT.(2538) Helen was the daughter of Matthew George LEARY and Modesta Ellen (Maude) GLEASON. Helen died May 23, 1962 in Albany, Albany, NY, at 46 years of age. Her body was interred 1962 in Menands, NY.(2539) Helen had her will probated in Albany, Albany, NY. Helen was a graduate of the University of Vermont where she was a sister in Alpha Xi Delta sorority. In the 1940 census she was a labor investigator for the state of Vermont. She was involved in many alumni events and was an amature artist.

Lewis was listed as a son in George Steel BARTON's household on the 1920 Census in Billerica, Middlesex, MA. The following individuals are also linked to this event: Lewis Franklin WILLARD (brother-in-law); Sarah Ruth MANNING (sister-in-law); Evelyn Willard BARTON (daughter); Florence BARTON (daughter); Albert Edward WILLARD (father-in-law); Florence Lucinda SALMOND (mother-in-law); Florence Mae WILLARD (wife). Lewis was listed as a son in George Steel BARTON's household in the 1930 census. The following individuals are also linked to this event: Florence BARTON (daughter); Edward B. HAMLIN (grandson); Florence Mae WILLARD (wife). Was enumerated as the head of household in the 1940 census on April 1940) at in Worcester, Worcester, MA. Lewis had his will probated 1964 in Albany, Albany, NY. In his teen age years Lewis left home and lived with his aunt Ruth and uncle Louis Willard. The reasons for this have been obscured by time but seem to be associated with the crash of '29 which wiped out the family fortune and the depression. He graduated from Hebron Academy in Hebrun, ME in 1933 and obtained his BS in 1937 from the University of Vermont. In 1940 he obtained is MD from the same institution. He served his internship at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford and his residency at Albany Medical Center. Upon completion of his internship, Dr. Barton enlisted in the Medical Department of the Army Air Corps achieving the rank of Lieutenant Colonel seeing action the Indo-Burma-China theater. He was awarded a purple heart and Bronze Star for his service. He was chief of staff at St. Peter's and Childs Hospitals in Albany, founded the Conservation of Hearing Clinic at the Albany Medical Center and was assistant professor of otolaryngology at Albany Medical College. An enthusiastic supporter of "Project Hope," he and his sons Thomas and Paul served during July and August of 1962 on the hospital ship "Hope" at Trujillo, Peru.

Lewis Willard BARTON MD and Helen Mary LEARY had the following children:

child + 6067 i. Thomas Lewis12 BARTON (still alive).


Paul Barton is the compiler of this family site

child 6068 ii. Paul Willard BARTON (still alive).

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