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Frederick George BARRY

(1845-1909)

BARRY, Frederick George, a Representative from Mississippi; born in Woodbury, Cannon County, Tenn., January 12, 1845; received a limited education; served as a private in Company E, Eighth Confederate Cavalry, Col. William B. Wade’s regiment, during the Civil War; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Aberdeen, Monroe County, Miss.; moved to West Point, Miss., in 1873 and continued the practice of law; member of the State senate 1875-1879; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-ninth and Fiftieth Congresses (March 4, 1885-March 3, 1889); was not a candidate for renomination in 1888; resumed the practice of law in West Point, Clay County, Miss., where he died May 7, 1909; interment in Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery, Aberdeen, Miss.

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

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