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Government official , lawyer

John Potts Barnes, American government official, lawyer. Member American, California, Illinois, Los Los Angeles Chicago bar associations, Chicago Tax Forum. Order of Coif. Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Phi Alpha Delta.

Background

Barnes, John Potts was born on August 13, 1902 in Montgomery. Alabama. Son of Justus McDuffy and Ethel (Rawdon) Barnes.

Education

Student of University Virginia, 1918, U. Alabama, 1919-1921. Bachelor of Philosophy Chicago, 1923. Juris Doctor cum laude, 1924.

Career

October 18, 1926; children—Thelma (Mistress Edward Keith Banker), Judith. Admitted to Alabama bar. 1925, Illinois bar, 1933, California bar.

1944; assistant legislative counsel United States Senate. 1927-1928; special attorney Bureau Internal Revenue, 1929-1933. Tax attorney Armour & Company, 1929-1933. tax assistant general counsel.

1940-1944; lecturer University of Chicago Law School, 1930-1935. Master-in-chancery United States District Court for Northern District Illinois, 1934. Counsel stock fire insurance companies, Middle West, 1952-1955.

Chief counsel Internal Revenue Service, Washington. 1955-1957; member MacLeish, Spray, Price & Underwood, Chicago, later member firm Reavis, Pogue. Neal & Rose, Washington.

Trustee Roycemore School for Girls. Evanston, Illinois, 1943-1944. 46-47, Westridge School for Girls.

Pasadena, California, 1944-1945.

Membership

Member American, California, Illinois, Los Los Angeles Chicago bar associations, Chicago Tax Forum. Order of Coif. Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Phi Alpha Delta.; Clubs: Law, Literary.

University, Union League Keswick VA.

Connections

Married Thelma Jeannette Boyd. Children: Thelma (Mistress.

father:
Justus McDuffy Barnes

mother:
Ethel (Rawdon) Barnes

spouse:
Thelma Jeannette Boyd.

child:
Thelma (Mrs Barnes