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William Preston Barnes

banker.

William Preston Barnes, American banker.

Background

Barnes, William Preston was born on July 28, 1866 in Ashley County, Arkansas, United States. Son of William Wilson and Irene Jane (Dean) Barnes.

Education

Student country schools.

Career

1 son, William Preston. Began as clerk general merchandise store, then traveling salesman, 1892-1902. Organized firm of Holmes and Barnes, Ltd., wholesale grocers, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1901, and active until 1932.

Chairman of the Board Louisiana National Bank, January 1, 1920-February 18, 1932, when was made president. President Holmes and Barnes, Ltd. Director Louisiana Fire Insurance Company, Louisiana Underwriters Agency.

Home: 620 Convention. Office: Third St., Baton Rouge, Louisiana*.

Connections

Married Loula Hughes, September 22, 1891. Married second, Hannah Denmead Warren, April.

father:
William Wilson Barnes

mother:
Irene Jane (Dean) Barnes

spouses:
Loula Hughes

Hannah Denmead Warren