WILLIAM F. NEWTON (1938-1940) #51As part of #KCParks125, we are featuring all 104 Park Board Commissioners in order of their service.William Fronzigle Newton (1884-1948) was born in eastern Jackson County, Missouri near Blue Springs. He graduated from the Kansas City Dental College in 1919. His dental office was located at 5400 Independence Avenue from the time he graduated until his death.Dr. Newton and his wife Hilda had three children. They lived in the northeast area of the city. Their son Warren also became a dentist and worked with his father.William was involved with the Northeast Citizens Association, the Shriners, and several dental organizations. Mayor Bryce Smith appointed Dr. Newton to the Park Board to replace Chester Cooke who had resigned from the Board to run for city council. Dr. Newton was sworn in June 2, 1938 and served until 1940. #KCParks #FromTheArchives

WILLIAM F. NEWTON (1938-1940) #51As part of #KCParks125, we are featuring all 104 Park Board Commissioners in order of their service.William Fronzigle Newton (1884-1948) was born in eastern Jackson County, Missouri near Blue Springs.  He graduated from the Kansas City Dental College in 1919.  His dental office was located at 5400 Independence Avenue from the time he graduated until his death.Dr. Newton and his wife Hilda had three children.  They lived in the northeast area of the city.  Their son Warren also became a dentist and worked with his father.William was involved with the Northeast Citizens Association, the Shriners, and several dental organizations. Mayor Bryce Smith appointed Dr. Newton to the Park Board to replace Chester Cooke who had resigned from the Board to run for city council.  Dr. Newton was sworn in June 2, 1938 and served until 1940. #KCParks #FromTheArchives

WILLIAM F. NEWTON (1938-1940) #51As part of #KCParks125, we are featuring all 104 Park Board Commissioners in order of their service.William Fronzigle Newton (1884-1948) was born in eastern Jackson County, Missouri near Blue Springs.  He graduated from the Kansas City Dental College in 1919.  His dental office was located at 5400 Independence Avenue from the time he graduated until his death.Dr. Newton and his wife Hilda had three children.  They lived in the northeast area of the city.  Their son Warren also became a dentist and worked with his father.William was involved with the Northeast Citizens Association, the Shriners, and several dental organizations. Mayor Bryce Smith appointed Dr. Newton to the Park Board to replace Chester Cooke who had resigned from the Board to run for city council.  Dr. Newton was sworn in June 2, 1938 and served until 1940. #KCParks #FromTheArchives
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