David Barker Edit Profile
Graduated from Harvard, 1815. Studied law.
He began attending Harvard University at the age of fourteen and earned a degree in 1815. He began the study of law with John P. Hale, Esq. Earned a second degree and was admitted to the bar in 1819.
Upon his admission to the bar, Barker began his law practice in Rochester, New Hampshire. Elected as an Adams candidate to the Twentieth Congress, Barker served as a United States Representative for New Hampshire from March 4, 1827 to March 3, 1829. Barker died in Rochester, Strafford County, New Hampshire, on April 1, 1834 (age 37 years, 83 days).
He is interred at Old Rochester Cemetery, Rochester, New Hampshire. Barker married Mary Upham on October 2, 1823, and they had two children, David and Mary.
He served as member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 1823, 1825, and 1826. He resumed the practice of law after his term in Congress and was an original member of the New Hampshire Historical Society.