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Henry A. Barnhart

Henry A. Barnhart, American congressman.

Background

  • Barnhart, Henry A. was born on September 11, 1858 in near Twelve Mile, Indiana, United States. Son of Jacob and Mary (Fisher) Barnhart.

  • Education

    • Educated Amboy Academy and Wabash Normal Training School.

    Career

    • Taught school several terms. Company surveyor, Fulton Company, 1885-1887. Editor public Rochester Sentinel, 35 years.

      President Rochester Telephone Сompany, since 1896. President National Telephone Association, 1901-1903. Director Northern Indiana Prison, Michigan City, 1893-1896.

      Trustee Hospital for the Insane, Longcliff. Elected to 60th Congress for unexpired term (1908-1909). Reëlected 61st to 65th Congresses (1909-1919), 13th Indiana District.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Connections

    • father: Jacob Barnhart
    • mother: Mary (Fisher) Barnhart
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    Born September 11, 1858
    Died March 26, 1934
    (aged 75)
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