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Samuel Fleming Barr
Birth: Jun. 15, 1829
County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Death: May 29, 1919
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA

U.S. Congressman. He immigrated with his parents to America, in 1831 and settled in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He was a freight agent of the Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne & Chicago Railroad, (1855-56) and during the Civil War was employed upon government railways in and about Washington, D.C. After the war, he was editor of the Harrisburg Telegraph newspaper, (1873-78). In 1881, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-seventh and Forty-eighth Congresses, serving until 1885. Declining to be a candidate for re-nomination, he relocated to California and lived in retirement until his death at age 89. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Odd Fellows Cemetery
San Diego County
California, USA
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Record added: May 02, 2003
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