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Bobby James Barnhart

Bobby James Barnhart was American thermal insulation contracting and distribution company executive, air conditioning company executive. Registered professional engineer, Texas.


  • Barnhart, Bobby James was born on September 5, 1927 in Hondo, Texas, United States. Son of George Bob and Sadie Gwendolyn (Earnest) Barnhart.

  • Education

    • Postgraduate, Central Missouri State College, 1945. Postgraduate, Brown University, 1946. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University Texas, 1949.


    • Sales engineer Fulcher Air Conditioning Company, Austin, Texas, 1949—1950. Estimator & engineer Barnhart Plumbing & Heating Company, 1953. Founder & president Cinbar Corporation, from 1953, Barnhart Manufacturing & Supply Company Inc., Austin, from 1959.

      Brangus & longhorn cattle breeder. Real estate investor. With United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946, China, with United States Naval Reserve, 1951-1953, Republic of Korea.

    Major achievements

    • Registered professional engineer, Texas.


    Every Christian should seek to bring industry, government, and society as a whole under the sway of the principles of righteousness, truth, and brotherly love.


    Because of their sinful state, all human beings stand in need of salvation, and God's gracious provision for this consists in the life and work of Jesus Christ.

    Denomination: Baptist


    People are called to love God not only with their hearts, but also with their minds. All things should be considered through the light of reason. In order to do that, it is necessary to become aware of different points of view and be able to develop critical thinking in relation to any political or social problem.


    Member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society of Heating (president, chapter 1961-1962), National & Texas Societies Professional Engineers, Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, Confederate Air Force, Elks Club, Shriners Club, Masons Club, Headliners Club (Austin).


    • Married Alice Lorene Fritts, July 4, 1947. Children: Bobby James, Marie Adele, Thomas Roy.
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    Born September 5, 1927
    Died October 15, 2005
    (aged 78)
    • 1945
      Central Missouri State College
    • 1946
      Brown University
    • 1949
      University Texas
    • 1949 - 1950
      Sales engineer, Fulcher Air Conditioning Company
      Austin, Texas, United States
    • 1953
      estimator & engineer, Barnhart Plumbing & Heating Company