Bruce Fairchild Barton
American authorDied when: 80 years 334 days (971 months)
Star Sign: Leo
Bruce Fairchild Barton (August 5, 1886 – July 5, 1967) was an American author, advertising executive, and Republican politician.He represented Manhattan in the U.S.
House of Representatives from 1937 to 1941.In 1940, he ran for election to the U.S.Senate, but was defeated by incumbent Senator James M.
Mead.During the 1940 campaign, Barton became a high-profile target of President Franklin D.Roosevelt, who was running for re-election to a third term and identified his opposition with the epithet "Martin, Barton, and Fish!"
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