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Edna Selzer Barton ’29

Edna Selzer Barton ’29, December 10, 1999, in Arcata, California. She taught school for a year before marrying George Barton in 1930, and then spent 13 years as a homemaker in Rainier, Oregon. She taught in public schools in Columbia County, Oregon, for nine years and was a librarian, audiovisual coordinator, and teacher at Rainier Union High School for 18 years, retiring in 1970. In 1963, she received a master’s in library science from the University of Washington. After retiring, she served on the Rainier Public Library Board and the county retired teachers’ organization, and learned to play the organ. After her husband’s death, she moved to Arcata, California.

Appeared in Reed magazine: November 2000

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