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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.


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., New York City, 1962-1985;executive director, Wallace Funds, New York City, 1985-1986;chairman New York state organizations, since 1986.


Trustee, president Boscobel Restoration, Inc., 1964. Trustee American Conservation Association, 1977, Saratoga Performing Arts Center, 1984, Aperture Foundation, 1986. Trustee emeritus Metropolitan Museum Art, 1980.

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

Chairman Hudson River Valley Greenway Council, 1989.


Married Marie Bannon Jones, December 13, 1952. Children: Thomas J.P., W.H. Davis, John W.H.