Rufus I. Dalton

Term Served

1911 to 1913

Accomplishments in Office

During his tenure a bond issue provided Mayor Dalton with considerable funds for a major street paving project. Property for City Hospital was purchased. The city agreed to purchase 100 garbage cans at $2.25 each to be sold to citizens of Winston at cost.

As Mayor his salary was $1,500 per year.

Personal Life

Dalton was a prominent tobacco warehouseman and manufacturer of tobacco. He was also connected with a large furniture and wholesale grocery concern. Dalton also served on the Board of Aldermen and was a former Sheriff of Stokes County.

Rufus I. Dalton