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Park High School, 1914. Address: 388 Franklin St., Buffalo, New York.
Barbey, John, banker, maltster, brewer; born in Philadelphia, Oct., 1850; son of Peter and Rosa Barbey; educated in Reading public schools; married, Reading, Pa., Mary E. Garst. President Keystone National Bank; vice-president Farmers National Bank; director Colonial Trust Co. Lutheran. Mason, 32°, Knight Templar, Shriner. Clubs: Wyomissing, Berkshire Country. Residence: 725 Centre Av. Office: 430 Court St., Reading.
Barbour, George Harrison, manufacturer and banker; born Collinsville, Conn., June 26, 1846; son of Samuel T. and Phoebe Barbour; educated in Collinsville; married, Collinsville, Conn., June 26, 1870, Kate L. Hawley; four children (one deceased). President The Michigan Copper and Brass Co., The Ireland & Mathews Co.; lst vice-president and general manager of The Michigan Stove Co.; also vice-president of The Dime Savings Bank; director The People's State Bank, Michigan Fire and Marine Insurance Co. Has been alderman, president City Council, 1887; refused nomination for mayor. Member Sons of Revolution, Society Colonial Wars; vice-president Board of Trustees Art Museum. Mason. Clubs: Detroit Athletic Club (ex-president), Fellow Craft (life member), Country. Residence: Grasse Pointe Farms. Office: Jefferson Avenue, care Michigan Stove Co., Detroit.
Barbour, Thomas, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Cambridge, Mass., was born, Martha's Vineyard, Mass., Aug. 19, 1884. A.B., Harvard, 1906, A.M., 1908, Ph.D., 1910. Curator Oceanica, Harvard Library, 1908-. Associate Curator, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, 1910-; member Faculty Peabody Museum, Harvard University, 1911-; Gold medal, Harvard Travellers Club, 1907. Delegate, Pan-Am. Scientific Cong., Santiago, Chile, 1908-09. Delegate Founding National University of Mexico, 1910. F.A.A.; assoc. mem. Ornith. Union; fel. N. Y. Zool. Soc.; Phila. Acad. ; Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.; Wash. Biol. Soc.; Nuttall Ornith. Club; fel. Royal Geog. Soc. Herpetology; geographical distribution ; fishes and reptiles.
Barchfeld, Andrew Jackson, congressman, was born May 18, 1863, in Pittsburgh, Pa. He has been a life-long republican; in 1884 was elected a school director; and in 1886-87 was a member of the common council of Pittsburgh, Pa. He was a delegate to the republican state conventions of 1886, 1894 and 1901; and for many years was a member of the Pennsylvania Republican State Committee. In 1902 he was nominee of his party for congress; and in 1904 was elected to the fifty-ninth and sixty-second congresses. He is prominent in the medical profession; is a member of the leading medical societies and president of the board of directors of the South Side Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pa. He was re-elected to the sixty-third congress from the thirty-second district of Pennsylvania for the term of 1913-15; and resides in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Bardwell, Darwin L., district superintendent of high schools, N.Y. City; born, Shelburne, Mass., March 30, 1860; son of Zenas
D. and Melissa J. (Long) Bardwell; graduated Amherst Coll., A.B., 1883; A.M., 1888 (Phi Beta Kappa, 1882); married, Champaign, I., Dec. 28, 1885, Alice Margaret Babb; children: Harold Edmond, born Dec. 12, 1886; Darwin Eugene, born June 8, 1896. Taught in district school, Champaign Co., ill., 1883-84; classical teacher, Greenwich (Conn.) Acad., 1884-85; principal Union and High School, Greenport, N.Y., 1885-90; head science dept., State Normal School, Cortland, N.Y., 1890-98; lecturer, Summer Inst., Thousand Island Park, N.Y., 1896-1902; appointed high school inspector under Univ. State of N.Y., Feb., 1898; conductor teachers' institutes and member State Board of Examiners for Teachers' Licenses, 1898-99; superintendent schools, Binghamton, N.Y., 1899-1902; district superintendent of schools, N.Y. City, assigned to Richmond Borough, 1902-09; assigned to high schools, N.Y. City, since 1909. Pres. N.Y. State Teachers' Assn., 1908; member School Masters' Club (N.Y. City), Nat. Geog. Soc. (Washington, D.C.); Phi Beta Kappa Soc., Mason, Blue Lodge chapter, Knight Templar, 32d degree, and Shriner. Recreation: fishing and photography Club: Staten Island. Address: 131 St. Mark's Pl., New Brighton, N.Y.
Barkley, Alben William, United States congressman from the first district of Kentucky, was born Nov. 24, 1877, in Graves County, Ky. He has been judge of his county. He was elected to the sixty-third congress for the term of 1913-15; and resides in Paducah, Ky.
Barnes, Albert Asro, manufacturer and banker; born Stockbridge, Vt., Feb. 14, 1839; son of Joseph and Eliza (Simpson) Barnes; educated common schools; married, Rockford, Ill., April 2, 1861, Abby Clayton; two daughters (now deceased). Occupied various positions before the age of 20, when engaged in photography business; 1869, commission business; 1881, bought out Udell Works, of which he is now president; chairman building committee of the first Young Men's Christian Ass'n, 1886; rebuilt the Udell Works, 1893; was on committee for the building of Clayport Hotel, 1891; established 1901, and now vice-president Columbia National Bank; built Ben Hur Railroad to Crawfordsville, Ind. ; director Union Trust Co. Republican; Baptist. Trustee Franklin College (college and library were rebuilt in 1903); trustee Baptist Church, Young Men's Christian Ass'n, and Young Women's Christian Ass'n, Crawford Baptist Orphan Home, Benevolent Society, Crown Hill Cemetery. Clubs: Columbia, Commercial. Residence: 1740 North Meridan St. Office: 286 Barnes Av., Indianapolis,
Barnes, Albert Mallard, president and general manager; born Lancaster, Mass., 1848; son of John W. and Adaline (Mallard) Barnes; attended Lancaster Academy, and Harvard College, A. B., 1871; married, Cambridge, Mass., 1874, Emily L. Carter; children: Allan F., Karl S., Donald C. Engaged in importing business 1871-96; with Cambridge Gas Light Co., since 1897, as treasurer, and since January, 1913, as president and general manager; also director Harvard Trust Co. Member Cambridge School Committee nine years; trustee Cambridge Public Library
twenty years. Independent; Unitarian. Trustee Cambridge Hospital. Recreations: Music, golf. Club: Oakley Country; Harvard of Boston, Engineers. Residence: 17 South Lancaster St. Office: 719 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge.
Barnes, Harry Lee, physician and surgeon of Wallum Lake, R. I., was born Aug. 10, 1877, in Adams, Mass. He was assistant physician of the Danvers Insane Hospital in 1899-1902; and in 1904 became medical superintendent of the Stony Wold Sanatorium. In 1910-12, he was president of the Burrillville AntiTuberculosis Association. Since 1905, he has been resident phy. sician and superintendent of the Rhode Island State Sanatorium; and since 1910 has also been secretary and treasurer of the American Sanatorium Association.
Barnes, Jonathan L., General Agent Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. Office, Chanute, Kan. Born June 12, 1835, in Dutchess County, N. Y. Entered railway service 1857 as conductor of George M. Pullman's first car on Chicago & Alton Rd., since which he has been consecutively brakeman, train baggage master and passenger conductor on same road; Dec., 1868, to May 30, 1882, passenger conductor, trainmaster and assistant superintendent Kansas City, Fort Scott & Gulf Rd.; May 30, 1882, to June 17, 1888, superintendent Southern Kansas Rd.; June 17, 1888, to Nov., 1910, superintendent Southern Kansas division Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Rd., now the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Ry.; Nov., 1910, to date, general agent same road at Chanute.
Barnes, William, chairman of the Republican State Committee of New York, was born Nov. 17, 1866, in Albany, N. Y.; and is the youngest son of William Barnes, the celebrated lawyer of Albany, N. Y. He is the editor of the Albany Evening Journal; and contributed extensively to current literature. The Evening Journal is published every evening except Sunday; and also issues a semi-weekly edition. It is one of the foremost journals in the state of New York; and always advocates the principles of the republican party. It is published by the Journal Publishing Company, of which he is one of the largest individual stockholders. He has been chairman of the executive committee of the republican state convention of New York. Since 1899 he has been surveyor of customs for the port of Albany, N. Y.
Barnhart, Henry A., congressman, was born near Twelve Mile, Ind. He has been president and manager of the Rochester Telephone Company, and president of the National Telephone Association, holding that position for two years; was a director of the Northern Prison at Michigan City for three years; a trustee of the hospital for the insane at Longcliff for seven years, and looks after the interests of a farm in Fulton County. He is married and has two sons and a foster daughter. He was elected to fill a vacancy in the sixtieth congress, was re-elected to the sixty-first and sixty-second congresses as a democrat and sixtythird ; and resides in Rochester, Ind.
Barr, William John, lawyer, banker; born Philadelphia, Oct. 5, 1850; son of John and Jane (McClelland) Barr; educated Cen
tral High School of Philadelphia; graduated Univ. of Pennsylvania, LL.B.; married, Philadelphia, June 9, 1880, Sallie Wiley; children: Emma (now Mrs. G. Ayres Swayze), Mary McClelland, Grace Lake (now Mrs. Edward A. Muschamp), Florence King. President and director Southwestern National Bank, Philadelphia. Republican. Presbyterian. Member Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Alumni Society of Central High School and Univ. of Pennsylvania. Mason. Clubs: Penn, Athletic Association of the University of Pennsylvania. Residence: 1433 S. Broad St. Office: 601 S. Broad St., Philadelphia.
Barrett, Charles Simon, president Farmers' Union, Union City, Ga., was born Jan. 28, 1866, in Pike County, Ga. For many years he was engaged in general farming and teaching; became president of the Georgia Farmers' Union; and since 1906 has been national president of the Farmers' Union, having received the unanimous election seven times. He is a member of the Country Life Commission; and is the author of Mission, History and Times of the Farmers' Union.
Barrett, Edward Kirk, Supervisor of Bridges and Buildings Florida East Coast Ry. Office St. Augustine, Fla. Born Sept. 6, 1869, at Orange, N. J. Graduated from Duval high school 1885. Entered railway service 1885, since which he has been consecutively rodman one month, transitman and levelman eleven months Jacksonville & Atlantic; 1886 and part of 1887, surveyor, 1888 to 1894, with Geo. S. Morison of Chicago as bridge inspector and engineer; 1895 to 1896, resident engineer Florida East Coast Ry. at Palatka and Palm Beach ; 1896 and part of 1897, superintendent of construction and inspector Commercial, Cable and Queen buildings at New York; 1897 to 1902, shop inspector Union Bridge Co., Athens, Pa., and Pencoyd Bridge Works; 1902 to 1906, general foreman and inspector Florida East Coast Ry.; 1906 to date, supervisor of bridges and buildings, same road. July, 1914, title changed to supr. of B. and B. and Water Supply.
Barrett, Richard Fay, insurance president, banker; born Concord, Mass., Aug. 4, 1848, son of Richard and Lois Jane (Wheeler) Barrett; educated in Concord public schools; married at Concord, Dec. 26, 1872, Cora Belle Rice. President and treasurer Middlesex Mutual Fire Insurance Co.; vice-president Concord National Bank, Chairman board of directors Concord Municipal Light Board; member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 18911892. Served from private to captain, Fifth Regiment Massachusetts Militia; colonel on staff Gov. Ames, 1887-1889; inspector on staff Gov. Brackett. Republican; Unitarian. Trustee Public Library. Clubs: Algonquin, Country, Middlesex. Address: Concord.
Barrett, Robert S., journalist and publisher of Alexandria, Va., was born March 30, 1877, in Richmond, Va. He is the editor of the Alexandria Gazette, the oldest daily newspaper in America. This paper was established in 1784. Ile is also editor and publisher of the “Mexico City Daily Record” 1904-1907, and District Deputy; Grand Exalted Ruler of Elks for West Virginia.
Barry, James Victor, insurance commissioner of Michigan; b. in Monroe, Mich., Sept. 21, 1861; attended the public schools, and then became a newspaper correspondent. He was commissioner of insurance of Michigan from 1901 to 1911, when he became Asst. Secy of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. Address : No. 1 Madison Ave., New York City.
Bartch, George Washington, lawyer and jurist of Salt Lake City, Utah, was born March 15, 1849, at Dushore, Pa. He graduated from Bloomsburg State Normal and received academic degree of master of science. For several terms he was superintendent of public schools of Shenandoah, Pa.; in 1884-86 he practiced law in Pennsylvania; in 1886-88 in Colorado; and in 1888-89 practiced law in Salt Lake City. In 1889-93 he was a probate judge of Salt Lake County by appointment of President Harrison; in 1893-96 was associate justice of the supreme bench until he resigned. In 1896-1906 he was a member of the State Supreme Court of Utah; and in 1899-1900 and 1905-06 was chief justice.
Bartholdt, Richard, congressman, was born Nov. 2, 1855, in Germany. He came to this country when a boy; received a classical education ; learned the printing trade; and has remained a newspaper man ever since. He was connected with several eastern papers as reporter, legislative correspondent, and editor of the St. Louis Tribune. He was elected to the board of public school of St. Louis, and in 1891 was chosen its president. He is regarded as the leader of the peace movement in the United States; was president of the Interparliamentary Union; and is now president of the arbitration group in congress. He was a member of the fifty-third, fifty-fourth, fifty-fifth, fifty-sixth, fiftyseventh, fifty-eighth, fifty-ninth, sixtieth, sixty-first and sixtysecond congresses as a republican. He was re-elected to the sixty-third congress from the tenth district of Missouri for the term of 1913-15; and resides in St. Louis, Mo.
Bartholomew, Pliny Webster, lawyer and jurist of Indianapolis, Ind., was born Aug. 4, 1840, in Cabotville, Mass. graduated in 1864 from the Union College of Schenectady, N. Y. He is an able lawyer of Indianapolis, Ind. He has been commissioner for New York and Connecticut, in Indiana; and trustee of the American College of Indianapolis. He was judge of the Superior Court in 1892-96; and is now serving his second term of 1908-14.
Bartlett, Charles Lafayette, lawyer, jurist, congressman, was born Jan. 31, 1853, in Monticello, Ga. He was prosecuting attorney for the Macon judicial court in 1877-81. He was a member of the house of representatives of Georgia in 1882-83 and in 1884-85 and was a member of the state senate in 1889. He was elected judge of the Superior Court of the Macon Circuit in 1893. In 1895-1915, he was a representative from Georgia to the fiftyfourth, fifty-fifth, fifty-sixth, fifty-seventh, fifty-eighth, fifty-ninth, sixtieth, sixty-first, sixty-second and sixty-third congresses.
Bartlett, Frank L., banker of Olean, N. Y., was born in December, 1858, in Belfast, N. Y. Since 1879 he has been engaged in