Barnes, James Martin, 1899-1958

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1899-01-09
Death 1958-06-08

Biographical notes:

Lawyer, judge, and U.S. representative from Illinois.

From the description of James Martin Barnes papers, 1918-1958 (bulk 1943-1945). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131108

Biographical Note

  • 1899, Jan.9: Born, Jacksonville, Ill.
  • 1918 - 1919 : Served with marines in France during World War I
  • 1921: Graduated, Illinois College, Jacksonville, Ill.
  • 1924: Graduated, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., and began practicing law in Jacksonville, Ill.
  • 1926 - 1934 : County judge, Morgan County, Illinois
  • 1934 - 1939 : Practiced law, Jacksonville, Ill.
  • 1939 - 1943 : Served in United States House of Representatives
  • 1943 - 1945 : Administrative assistant to President Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • 1945: Married Betty Grove
  • 1945 - 1958 : Practiced law, Washington, D.C.
  • 1948: Managed presidential campaign of Alben W. Barkley
  • 1958, June 8: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the James Martin Barnes Papers, circa 1918-1958, (bulk 1943-1945), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Patronage, Political--United States
  • Patronage, Political
  • Presidents--Staff
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Presidents--United States--Staff
  • World War, 1939-1945--United States

Occupations:

  • Jurists
  • Lawyers
  • Representatives, U.S. Congress--Illinois

Places:

  • Illinois (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)