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David BARKER, Jr.

(1797-1834)

BARKER, David, Jr., a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Stratham, N.H., January 8, 1797; attended Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N.H., and was graduated from Harvard University in 1815; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1819 and commenced practice in Rochester, N.H.; member of the State house of representatives in 1823, 1825, and 1826; elected as an Adams candidate to the Twentieth Congress (March 4, 1827-March 3, 1829); resumed the practice of law; was an original member of the New Hampshire Historical Society; died in Rochester, N.H., April 1, 1834; interment in the Old Rochester Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present