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BARNEY, Samuel Stebbins

BARNEY, Samuel Stebbins
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
About this object
1846–1919

Biography

BARNEY, Samuel Stebbins, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Hartford, Washington County, Wis., January 31, 1846; attended the public schools and Lombard University, Galesburg, Ill.; taught in the high school at Hartford for four years; studied law in West Bend, Wis.; was admitted to the bar in 1873 and commenced practice in West Bend; superintendent of schools of Washington County 1876-1880; delegate to the Republican National Convention at Chicago in 1884; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1884 to the Forty-ninth Congress; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1895-March 3, 1903); was not a candidate for renomination in 1902; appointed associate justice of the court of claims, Washington, D.C., in 1904 and served until 1919; died in Milwaukee, Wis., December 31, 1919; interment in Union Cemetery, West Bend, Washington County, Wis.

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Bibliography / Further Reading

Barney, Samuel Stebbins. Grout bill. Oleomargarine. Speech of Hon. S. S. Barney. Washington: [Government Printing Office], 1900.

------. Pensions ... Speech of Hon. S. S. Barney, of Wisconsin, in the House ... January 19, 1900. Washington: [Government Printing Office], 1900.

------. War tariff. Speech of Hon. Samuel S. Barney, of Wisconsin, in the House ... Apr. 29, 1898. Washington: [Government Printing Office], 1898.

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