Frederick Walton Burton ’34 died on March 8, 2006, in Auburndale, Massachusetts.
Born on November 9, 1910, in Hartford, CT, he prepared for college at Newton High School and became a member of Delta Upsilon Fraternity at Bowdoin.
After working for four years as a sales supervisor with the Coca-Cola Bottling Company in Boston, he was for two years a salesman with Filter Queen Company, also in Boston. In 1942, he became a sales supervisor with American Home Foods, where he remained employed until 1946, when he joined the Edwards Golden Company as director of retail sales. After two years as a salesman-broker with MacDonald-O’Brien in Boston, he became a distributor in 1949 with Filter Queen Sanitation, where he continued to be employed, working out of his home in Auburndale, MA, until his retirement.
He was a deacon at the Auburndale Congregational Church and a member of the New England Track and Field Officials Association.
In 1940, he was married to Wilhelmina Braswell, who died in 1987. Surviving are a stepson, W. Earl Braswell of Framingham, MA; four grandchildren; and a great-grandson.