BARBER, Isaac Ambrose, (1852 - 1909)


BARBER, Isaac Ambrose, a Representative from Maryland; born near Salem, Salem County, N.J., January 26, 1852; attended the common schools, and studied medicine in Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia, Pa., from which he was graduated in 1872; commenced practice in Woodstown, N.J.; moved to Easton, Talbot County, Md., in 1873 and continued the practice of medicine for fifteen years; engaged in the milling business; member of the State house of delegates in 1895; president of the Farmers & Merchants’ National Bank of Easton; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1897-March 3, 1899); resumed the milling business and also engaged in agricultural pursuits; chairman of the Republican State central committee 1900-1904; died in Easton, Md., March 1, 1909; interment in Spring Hill Cemetery.