Referee Arthur W. Barton bio

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from National Portrait Gallery, London
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Born
1899-09-14
Intl. since
0000-01-01
Hometown
Country
England
Speaks
English
Occupation
head master
Hobbies
 
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2011-10-04

Dr Arthur Willoughby Barton took charge of two matches at the 1936 Olympic tournament. Barton died in 1976.

Adolf H.
Adolf Hitler, watched the match Germany - Norway at the Olympics but left early, probably because Norway was winning. It was the first time he ever saw a football match.

schools
Dr Barton was a headmaster (City of London School and King Edvard school, Sheffield) where he taught science.

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