Biography of William J. Barto
Cambria County, PA Biographies

William John Barto is a successful and well known dentist of Johnstown, with offices in the Medea Building, Market Street. He was born at Pittston, Pa., June 24, 1888, and is a son of I. N. and Anna M. (Holland) Barto, both of whom are deceased.

After attending the public and high schools of Philadelphia, William John Barton entered the Dental College of the University of Pittsburgh, from which he received his degree in 1909. He then practiced his profession at Pittsburgh for six years. During the World War Doctor Barton enlisted in May, 1917, and was a first lieutenant. He was stationed at Camps Taylor, Sherman and Mills. He went to France with the 84th Division, and later was a member of the U. S. Military Mission that went to Russia. He was promoted from first lieutenant to captain and later was made a major. After his return from Russia he was stationed for a time in Germany with the First Air Squadron, Army of Occupation. Doctor Barto was honorably discharged Aug. 15, 1919, and returned to Johnstown, where he has an excellent practice.

On March 31, 1913, Doctor Barto was married to Miss Mary Linck, a native of Hooversville, Pa.

Doctor Barto is a member of the American Legion and Delta Sigma Delta fraternity. His home is at Hershberger Road, Southmont.

History of Cambria County, Pennsylvania
By: John E. Gable
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis, 1926

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