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George Butler Barnes, American lawyer. Fellow American College Probate Lawyers, American College Trial Lawyers; member American (commission on credentials and admissions house of deals), Maine (president 1954) bar associations, American Arbitration Association (national panel arbitrators), Delta Kappa Epsilon.; Mason, Elk.

Background

Barnes, George Butler was born on October 17, 1904 in Norway, Maine, United States. Son of Charles Putnam and Annie (M. Richardson) Barnes.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Ricker Classical Institute, 1922. Bachelor of Arts, Colby College, 1926, Master of Arts (honorary), 1946. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1929.

Doctor of Laws, Ricker College, 1961.

Career

Admitted to Maine bar, 1929. States attorney for Aroostook County (Maine), 1933-1939. Member House of Representatives, 1943-1947, speaker, 1945.

Member Maine Senate, 1947-1953. Member Maine Judicial Council, 1953-1970. President board of trustees Ricker Classical Institute and Ricker College, 1952-1962.

Chairman visiting commission on government, history and economics Colby College, 1950-1958. Assistant appeal agent County Draft Board, 1943-1946. Delaware Republican National Convention, 1952.

Politics

Baptist churches should celebrate the racial, cultural and theological diversity witnessed within its membership.

Views

Just as a human body contains different limbs and organs that depend on each other, so members of a Christian society should be close and caring enough to feel each other's pain and delight.

Membership

Fellow American College Probate Lawyers, American College Trial Lawyers. Member American (commission on credentials and admissions house of deals), Maine (president 1954) bar associations, American Arbitration Association (national panel arbitrators), Delta Kappa Epsilon. Mason, Elk.

Connections

Married Ada Flora Wheeler, June 27, 1931. Children: Forrest Wheeler, Ann Butler, George Butler.

father:
Charles Putnam Barnes

mother:
Annie (M. Richardson) Barnes

spouse:
Ada Flora Wheeler

child:
George Butler Barnes

child:
Ann Butler Barnes

child:
Forrest Wheeler Barnes