Henry A. Barnhart

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Henry A. Barnhart (September 11, 1858 – March 26, 1934) was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.

Born near Twelve Mile, Indiana, Barnhart attended the common schools, Amboy Academy, and Wabash Normal Training School. He was a teacher. Farmer. Surveyor of Fulton County, Indiana from 1885 to 1887. Newspaper publisher. He served as businessman. He served as director of the United States Bank Trust Co.. He served as director, Indiana State Prison, 1893. Hospital executive.

Barnhart was elected as a Democrat to the Sixtieth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative Abram L. Brick. He was reelected to the Sixty-first and to the four succeeding Congresses (November 3, 1908-March 3, 1919). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Sixty-sixth Congress in 1918. Lecturer. He died on March 26, 1934, in Rochester, Indiana. He was interred in the Mausoleum, Rochester, Indiana.

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 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

Information about Henry Barnhart's family may be found at http://www.wikitree.com/index.php?title=Barnhart-212&public=1

This Wikitree link includes a story from "Little Stories by Big Men" by Annabel Lee, a charming letter "Farewell to Bob" addressed to a beloved family pet and a remembrance written by his great-niece Bertrice Leffel Hallett.