William Burton. He graduated from Oberlin College in His first public office was member of Cleveland City Council. He was not the Republican nominee in , but was nominated again in and won election to the Fifty-fourth United States Congress , this time defeating his erstwhile opponent and still incumbent, Tom L. He was re-elected seven times, serving in the House until He was noted for his work in preserving Niagara Falls and for opposing wasteful waterways projects. He also sponsored the legislation authorizing construction of the Panama Canal. He opposed wasteful spending in general, and despite his background as a corporate lawyer, he resisted the influence of big business. In his first term he co-sponsored the Sherman Anti-Trust Act.
Prior to his retirement and recall, he served as Area Chair for the Information Systems faculty. Earlier he worked with IBM, primarily in application system development. Professor Swanson's research examines the life cycles of systems in organizations, addressing issues of innovation, implementation, utilization, and maintenance. He has authored more than one hundred scholarly articles. His most widely known work addresses organizing visions for innovating with IT, which seeks to explain patterns in the waves of innovation that characterize and sweep across the information systems field.
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John E Burton has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. Publication number: Abstract: Presenting a plurality of windows on a display of a mobile device can comprise displaying a first window on the display. The first window can be a dual-display window displayed on both a first and second display portion of the display. In response to a touch gesture, a second window can be presented on at least one of the first and second display portions. When the second window is a dual-display window, the second window can be displayed in the first and second display portions.
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