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Barnabas McHenry

Barnabas McHenry, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1957.


  • McHenry, Barnabas was born on October 30, 1929 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Cecil and Louise (Perkins) McHenry.

  • Education

    • AB, Princeton University, 1952. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1957.


    • Associate Lord, Day, & Lord, New York City, 1957-1962. General counsel The Reader's Digest Association, Inc., 1962-1985. Executive director Wallace Funds, 1985-1986.

      Chairman New York state organizations, since 1986.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1957.


    Trustee, president Boscobel Restoration, Inc., 1964. Trustee American Conservation Association, 1977. Trustee emeritus Metropolitan Museum Art, 1980.

    Council member Villa I Tatti, Harvard School Renaissance Studies, 1982. Regent emeritus Smithsonian Institution, 1985. Commissioner Palisades Interstate Park Commission, 1987.

    Chairman Hudson River Valley Greenway Council, 1989. Co-chair Hudson River Valley National Heritage Association, 1996.


    • Married Marie Bannon Jones, December 13, 1952. Children: Thomas J.P., W.H. Davis, John W.H.
    • father: William Cecil McHenry
    • mother: Louise (Perkins) McHenry
    • spouse: Marie Bannon Jones
    • children: Thomas J.P. McHenry
    • W.H. Davis McHenry
    • John W.H McHenry
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