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Walter S Barr
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Birth: Apr. 3, 1919
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 10, 1992
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA

Walter S. Barr was born April 3, 1919, in Ogdensburg, a son of Henry and Bertha Dezell Barr . He graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy in 1937 and from Tri-State College, Angola, Ind., in 1940 with a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering.

He married Dorothy Downey on Dec. 25, 1940, at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Downey, Riverside Drive, Ogdensburg, with the Rev. William H. Seybert officiating.

Mr. Barr was a chemist for the Aluminum Company of America at both the Newark, Ohio, and Massena plants. He retired in 1975. The couple moved to Morristown after his retirement.

Mr. Barr was a 45-year member of the Massena Badminton Club. He was a badminton instructor at Mater Dei College, Ogdensburg, and for the city of Ogdensburg Recreation Department's summer program. Mr. Barr played badminton in the Senior Olympics in Syracuse and won the gold medal in national competition.

He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Ogdensburg and the Massena Elks Lodge. He also collected and rebuilt classic Studebaker cars and trucks. 
Foxwood Memorial Park
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
Maintained by: Tina
Originally Created by: Anne Cady
Record added: Aug 28, 2008
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Walter S Barr
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