BARBOUR, Henry Ellsworth, (1877 - 1945)

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

BARBOUR, Henry Ellsworth, a Representative from California; born in Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, N.Y., March 8, 1877; attended the public schools of his native city, the local Free Academy at Ogdensburg, Union College at Schenectady, N.Y., and the law department of George Washington University, Washington, D.C.; was admitted to the New York bar in 1901; moved to Fresno, Fresno County, Calif., in 1902 and engaged in the practice of law; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-sixth and to the six succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1919-March 3, 1933); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932 to the Seventy-third Congress; resumed the practice of his profession in Fresno, Calif., where he died on March 21, 1945; interment in Belmont Memorial Cemetery.