Judge Arnold R. Baar

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Judge Arnold R. Baar

  • Birth 1890 Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 14 Oct 1954 Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Weedsport, Cayuga County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 90619553

Chicago Tribune (IL) - October 15, 1954

Long Active in Politics and Civic Affairs
Deceased Name: Arnold R. Baar
Arnold R. Baar, 63, Chicago attorney appointed in March to be a judge of the United States tax court in Washington, died of a heart ailment last night in Evanston hospital. He had been critically ill since Friday.

Judge Baar, whose home was at 642 Cherry st., Winnetka, was widely known as an income tax authority while he was a member of the Chicago firm of Kixmiller, Barr & Morris from 1917 until he was appointed by President Eisenhower to fill out a term expiring in 1960.

Co-Author of Tax Book

With his partner, George Maurice Morris, former president of the American Bar association, he was co-author of the book titled "Hidden Taxes in Corporate Reorganization."

Judge Baar was born in Jersey city, N. J., and was graduated from the University of Chicago in 1914. Active in Republican politics, he twice was chairman of a candidate's citizen's campaign committee. In 1939 he was a candidate for judge of the Circuit court.

Active in Civic Work

He was a former president of the City club of Chicago, chairman of citizen's school committee from 1937 to 1940, and a director and former president of the Civic federation.

For many years he was principal editor of the tax publications of the Commerce Clearing house .

Judge Baar leaves his widow, Mary, and a daughter, Mrs. Doris Ruprecht Baar Poole, Long Meadow, Mass. The body was removed to the chapel at 1118 Greenleaf av., Wilmette. Burial will be Sunday in Weedsport, N. Y.

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  • Created by: Tony Belmonte
  • Added: 23 May 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 90619553
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Judge Arnold R. Baar (1890–14 Oct 1954), Find A Grave Memorial no. 90619553, citing Weedsport Rural Cemetery, Weedsport, Cayuga County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Tony Belmonte (contributor 46772126) .