Barrow, Washington. Speech of Mr. Washington Barrow, of Tennessee, on the reference of the President's annual message, delivered in the House of Representatives on Monday, January 24, 1848. Washington: Printed by J.& G.S. Gideon, 1848.
BARROW, Washington, a Representative from Tennessee; born in Davidson County, Tenn., October 5, 1807; received a classical education; lawyer, private practice; Minister to Portugal, 1841-1844; newspaper editor; elected as a Whig to the Thirtieth Congress (March 4, 1847-March 3, 1849); was not a candidate for renomination to the Thirty-first Congress in 1848; businessman; member of the Tennessee state senate, 1860-1861; died in St. Louis, Mo., October 19, 1866; interment in the vault of Dr. John Shelby on a private estate in East Nashville, Tenn.[ Top ]