Paul Barringer

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Paul Barringer (born c. 1776; died c. 1844) was a North Carolina politician, businessman and military veteran of the War of 1812. General Barringer served in the North Carolina House of Commons (1793, 1794, 1806–1815) and in the North Carolina Senate (1822, 1824), representing Cabarrus County. He was at first a Federalist and later a Whig.

He was the brother of Daniel Laurens Barringer, the father of Daniel M. Barringer and Rufus Barringer, and the grandfather of Paul Brandon Barringer.