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Transcribed biography of Job Barnard


Jurist; born in Porter County. Ind., June 8, 1844; son of William and Sally (Williams) Barnard. He was educated in the district school and at the Valparaiso (Ind.) Male and Female College; served in the Civil War, 1861-1865, becoming first sergeant of Company K, 73d Indiana Volunteers. After the war he took the law course in the University of Michigan, from which he was graduated as LL.D. in 1867, and received the honorary degree of LL.D. He engaged in the practice of law until appointed by President McKinley to the office of justice of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia. Justice Barnard is president of the Audubon Society of the District of Columbia ; president of the Board of Trustees of Howard University; vice-president of the General Convention of the New Church (Swedenborgian) in the United States. He is deputy governor of the Society of Colonial Wars, and a member of the Grand Army of the Republic and the Society of the Army of the Cumberland. He married, at Berrien Springs, Mich., Sept. 25, 1867, Florence A. Putnam, and has three sons. Residence 1306 Rhode Island Avenue. Office address: United States Court House, Washington, D. C.

Source: L.R. Hamersly & Company. 1909. Men and Women of America: A Biographical Dictionary of Contemporaries. New York, New York: L. R. Hamersly & Company. 1592 p.
Page(s) in Source: 95

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