Charles Neal Barney

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Charles Neal Barney
Charles Neal Barney.png
31st
Mayor
of Lynn, Massachusetts
In office
1906–1907
Preceded by Henry W. Eastham
Succeeded by Thomas F. Porter
President of the
Lynn, Massachusetts
Common Council[1]
In office
1901[1] – 1901[2]
Preceded by Henry W. Eastham[1]
Succeeded by William A. Willey[2]
Member of the
Lynn, Massachusetts
Common Council
Ward Four[4]
In office
1901[3] – 1904[3]
Personal details
Born June 27, 1875
Died April 24, 1949[5]
Political party Republican[3]
Spouse(s) Maizie Blaikie[3]
Alma mater Tufts College,
Boston University School of Law
Religion Universalist[3]

Charles Neal Barney (June 27, 1875 - April 24, 1949) was a Massachusetts politician who served as a member of the Common Council and as the 31st Mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts.[4]

Biography[edit]

Barney was born in Lynn, Massachusetts on June 27, 1875 to William M. Barney and Mary L. Neal.[6] He was the grandson of Lynn's tenth mayor Peter Morrell Neal.[7]

Barney graduated from Tufts College receiving his A.B. in 1895 and his A.M., in 1909.[3] While at Tufts Barney joined Theta Delta Chi.[5] Barney received his law degree (LL.B.) from Boston University School of Law in 1898.[6]

Barney married Maizie Blaikie in Malden, Massachusetts on June 27, 1901.[3]

From 1908 to 1918 Barney taught Equity[3] at Northeastern University School of Law.[6]

Barney was a member of the Lynn Common Council[4] from 1901 to 1904, mayor of Lynn from 1906 to 1907, and a Presidential Elector in 1908.[3]

In 1918 Barney went to work as the chief counsel and secretary for the New Jersey based Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation. In 1942 Barney was elected as the Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation's vice-president and secretary.[5]

Barney, who was a great nephew of Maria Mitchell,[8] and from 1947 to 1949 served as a president of the Maria Mitchell Association.[9]

He died on April 24, 1949.

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Tucker, Charles H. (1917), Lynn, MA: The City Documents Comprising the Annual Reports for 1916, p. 338.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ a b Tucker, Charles H. (1917), Lynn, MA: The City Documents Comprising the Annual Reports for 1916, p. 339.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i Marquis, Albert Nelson (1915), Who's Who in New England, Volume 3 2nd. ed., Chicago, IL: A. N. Marquis & Company, p. 78. 
  4. ^ a b c The Celebration Committee (1900), City of Lynn Massachusetts Semi-Centennial of Incorporation., Lynn, MA: The Celebration Committee, p. 271. 
  5. ^ a b c Sauer, Anne (2000), Concise Encyclopedia of Tufts History, Medford, MA: Tufts University 
  6. ^ a b c Schwarz, Julius Caesar (1937), Who's Who in law. Vol. 1, Lynn, MA, p. 58. 
  7. ^ Sellew, Edwin P. (1907), The Friend, Volume LXXXI No. 21, Philadelphia, MA: Edwin P. Sellew, p. 167. 
  8. ^ Officers and Board of Managers (1949), Annual Report of the Maria Mitchell Association, vol. 47, Nantucket, MA: Maria Mitchell Association, p. 10 
  9. ^ Sauer, Anne (2000), Concise Encyclopedia of Tufts History, Medford, MA: Tufts University 
Political offices
Preceded by
Henry W. Eastham
President of the Lynn, Massachusetts
Common Council

1901-1901
Succeeded by
William A. Willey
Preceded by
Henry W. Eastham
Mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts
1906
to
1907
Succeeded by
Thomas F. Porter