|Birth: ||Mar. 3, 1907|
|Death: ||Nov. 2, 1956|
Son of: Samuel H. and Mary (Sommers) Barnard
Husband of: Cecelia (Lynch) Barndard
Married: April 8, 1931
Father of: Samuel and Kathleen Barnard
Sat. Nov. 3, 1956 pg. 4
C.A. Barnard Dies Suddenly At Residence
Charles A. Barnard, 49, of 210 E. New York Ave., Oshkosh attorney, died unexpectedly Friday at 2:45 p.m. at his home, following a heart attack.
He was born March 3, 1907, in Brillion, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Samuel H. Barnard. He graduated in 1925 from Brillion High School, where he excelled in athletics and forensics.
Mr. Barnard attended Lawrence College for two years, where he was a member of the college debating team.
In the fall of 1928, he was elected to the State Assembly, representing Calumet County. As one of the youngest members of the Assembly ever to serve, he won the respect of older members for his ability in legislation.
He continued his education at University of Wisconsin for one year, and then transferred to the law school at Marquette University, where he received his degree in law in June 1930. He passed the Wisconsin Bar Association examination at Madison in August following his graduation.
Came Here in 1931
The young lawyer began his practice in Oshkosh in 1931, being associated with L. W. Hull, later opening his own office. He was admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court in 1950.
He was married April 8, 1931, at Gesu Church, Milwaukee, to Miss Cecelia Lynch, of Pana, Ill.
He was a member of Winnebago County Bar Association, of which he served as president for one year. Oshkosh Lodge 292 of Elks, Knights of Columbus, Oshkosh Club and Candlelight Club.
Surviving are his wife, Cecelia; one daughter, Kathleen, Washington D.C.; one son, Samuel C. Barnard, student at University of Wisconsin; and one sister, Mrs. A. A. Hartenberg, Madison.
Services will be held Monday at 9:30 a.m. at Fiss & Bills Funeral Home and 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 p.m. on Sunday until the hour of services. Knights of Columbus will recite the rosary Sunday at 8:15 p.m.
Mon., Nov. 5, 1956 pg. 4
BARNARD, Charles A., 210 E. New York Ave. Services were held today at 9:30 a.m. at Fiss & Bills Funeral Home, with solemn requiem high mass at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church. The Rev. Paul Du Charme was celebrant, the Rev. Alois Pirneskern as deacon, the Rev. Dennis Worzalla as sub-deacon and the Rev. Earl Schuh as master of ceremonies. Pallbearers were John O'Leary, Albert C. Joyce, Ray Fink, L. O. Cooke, David K. Allen, James V. Sitter, Dr. Ray F. Wagner and George Haverly. Honorary bearers were Judge H. F. Arps, G. L. Sitter, Dr. M. C. Haines, Clem A. Hebblewhite, C. W. Bronson, Harry Hoffel, Irving Wussow and Robert Joyce. The Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus honor guard attended, including Melville Thomas, George Hlava, Ray Faust, Edward Wirtz, Harry Schmitt and John FitzGerald. Members of the Winnebago County Bar Association attended in a body. Burial was in Lakeview Memorial Park.
Samuel Henry Barnard (1872 - 1908)
Mary N. Sommers Barnard (1875 - 1956)
Cecilia Lynch Barnard (1905 - 1974)
Lake View Memorial Park
Plot: Section C, Lot 25, Space 8
Created by: William E Schaefer
Record added: Dec 04, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31946662