Frederick Walton Burton ’34

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.