Baptist minister; Born– April 25, 1870, near Jonesboro, Ark. Parents– William Henderson and Eliza Martha (Mortan) Barton. Married– Rosa Belle Hurt, 1899. Children– Four. Education– Union University in Jackson, Tenn., A.M., 1898; D.D., 1911; attended Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1898-1899. Ordained to the ministry in the Baptist Church, 1896; served churches in Hope and Fayette, Ark.; Suffolk and Norfolk, Va.; Quitman and Atlanta, Ga.; West Point, Miss.; and Andalusia and Jasper, Ala. Served as general secretary to the executive board of the Arkansas Baptist Convention, first vice-president of the Alabama Baptist Convention and in many other positions in the Baptist Church in Alabama. Editor of the Walker County Tribune, 1937; presidential elector for the Prohibition Party, 1940; nominated for vice-president of the United States by the Prohibition Party in 1944 but declined the nomination.  Died May 3, 1965.


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Amazing Grace. Boston; Christopher Pub. House, 1954.

Help for Soul Winners. Montgomery, Ala.; Paragon Press, 1945.

Take Heed. Nashville; Broadman, 1942.

Three Dimensions of Love and Other Sermons. Boston; R. G. Badger, 1929.

(Pamphlet) Four Pillars of the Baptist Temple.