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Norman B. Barr

Clergyman

Norman B. Barr, American clergyman.

Background

Barr, Norman B. was born on January 27, 1868 in Mount Palatine, Illinois, United States. Son of Lawrence Clay and Harriett Amanda (Ferry) Barr.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Nebraska, 1893. Graduate Presbyterian Theological Seminary, 1897.

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1897. Pastor Olivet Institute Church, Chicago, Illinois, 1897-1937, now emeritus. Also Emeritus superintendent Olivet Institute Lecturer and evangelist.

Wrote (booklets): A Catechism of the Church, 1912. Plain Talks to Young Folk, 1920. The Gospel for an Age of Anarchy, 1922.

Home: 3614 N. Paulina St., Chicago, Illinois.

Connections

Married Minnie D. Goodman, of Lincoln Nebraska, December 20, 1897 (died 1909). Married second, Sarah Holbrook Humphrey, July 18, 1914.

father:
Lawrence Clay Barr

mother:
Harriett Amanda (Ferry) Barr

spouse:
Sarah Holbrook Humphrey

spouse:
Minnie D. Goodman