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Daniel Moreau Barringer
Birth: Jul. 30, 1806
Concord
Cabarrus County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 1, 1873
White Sulphur Springs
Greenbrier County
West Virginia, USA

US Congressman, US Diplomat. An 1826 graduate of the University of North Carolina, he studied law and was admitted to the North Carolina State Bar Association. He was elected as a Whig to represent North Carolina's 2nd and 3rd Districts in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1843 to 1849. Soon after leaving his Congressional seat in 1849 he was appointed by President Zachary Taylor as United States Minister to Spain, a diplomatic post served until 1853. In 1861 he was one of the delegates to the Peace Conference that unsuccessfully attempted to find compromise during the Secession Crisis and avoid civil war. His younger brother, Rufus Barringer, served in the Confederate States Army as a Brigadier General. 
 
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 Parents:
  Paul Mathias Barringer (1778 - 1844)
  Elizabeth Brandon Barringer (1783 - 1844)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Wethered Barringer (1822 - 1867)*
 
 Children:
  Lewin Wethered Barringer (1850 - 1900)*
  Daniel Moreau Barringer (1860 - 1929)*
 
 Siblings:
  Daniel Moreau Barringer (1806 - 1873)
  Paul Brandon Barringer (1809 - 1878)*
  Matthew Barringer (1813 - 1817)*
  Elizabeth Brandon Barringer Harris (1818 - 1872)*
  Alfred Barringer (1820 - 1824)*
  Rufus Barringer (1821 - 1895)*
  Catherine Jane Barringer Means (1824 - 1874)*
  Victor Clay Barringer (1827 - 1896)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Green Mount Cemetery
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
Plot: Section I, Lot 106
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jun 02, 2003
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Daniel Moreau Barringer
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Daniel Moreau Barringer
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- T.A.S.
 Added: Jun. 15, 2014
SON OF GEN. PAUL B. BARRINGER, BROTHER TO TWO CONFEDERATE OFFICERS, MAJ. VICTOR CLAY BARRINGER AND GEN. RUFUS BARRINGER WHO WAS THE COMMANDING GENERAL OF THE 1ST NORTH CAROLINA CAVALRY. DANIEL SERVED IN THE US CONGRESS FROM 1844 - 1849 AND WAS A FRIEND O...(Read more)
- Tom Fagart
 Added: Jan. 26, 2014

- Lanie
 Added: Sep. 22, 2011
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