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Orion Metcalf Barber, American judge. member Vermont House of Representatives, 1892, Senate, 1894; member committee appointed to revise Vermont statues, 1892-1894, and Chairman of Commission to edit public Vermont statutes. 1894; Mason.

Background

Barber, Orion Metcalf was born on July 13, 1857 in Jamaica, Vermont, United States. Son of Emmons D. and Lucia C. (Pierce) Barber.

Education

Educated Bernardston (Massachusetts) Academy, Institute of South Woodstock, and Leland and Gray Seminary, Townshend, Vermont. Bachelor of Laws, Albany (New York) Law School, 1882.

Career

State’s attorney, Bennington Company, 1886-1887. Member Vermont House of Representatives, 1892, Senate, 1894. Member committee appointed to revise Vermont statues, 1892-1894, and Chairman of Commission to edit public Vermont statutes.

1894; state railroad commissioner, 1894-1896. State auditor, 1898-1902. Delegate Republican National Convention, 1896.

Chairman Special Tax Committee, 1906-1908. Chairman special commission to prepare and publish Digest of Vermont Reports, 1909. Associate judge The United States of America Court Customs Appeals, 1910-1928.

Membership

Member Vermont House of Representatives, 1892, Senate, 1894. Member committee appointed to revise Vermont statues, 1892-1894, and Chairman of Commission to edit public Vermont statutes. 1894; Mason.

Connections

Married Alice Norton, June 30, 1898. Children: Mab Norton and Lucia Pierce (twins), Norton.

father:
Emmons D. Barber

mother:
Lucia C. (Pierce) Barber

spouse:
Alice Norton

child:
Mab Norton and Lucia Pierce Barber (twins)

child:
Norton Barber