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Bill Orton

AKA William Orton

Born: 22-Sep-1948
Birthplace: North Ogden, UT
Died: 18-Apr-2009
Location of death: Little Sahara Sand Dunes, Sevier Desert, UT
Cause of death: Accident - Misc [1]

Gender: Male
Religion: Mormon
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Utah, 1991-97

Defeated in 1996 by Chris Cannon.

[1] Driving an ATV down a sand dune, Orton was fatally injured when he lost control of the vehicle and it overturned on top of him.

Father: Donald W. Orton
Mother: Carroll
Wife: Jacquelyn (m. 1994, two sons)
Son: Will
Son: Wes

    University: Weber State College
    University: BS Anthropology/Archaeology, Brigham Young University (1973)
    Law School: JD, Brigham Young University (1979)

    Advantage Associates, Inc. Lobbyist
    US Congressman, Utah 3rd (3-Jan-1991 to 3-Jan-1997)
    Internal Revenue Service Attorney (1966-77)
    American Bar Association
    Utah State Bar 1979

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