Payne, John Barton, 1855-1935

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Birth 1855-01-26
Death 1935-01-24
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John Barton Payne, a lawyer, was born in Pruntytown, W. Va. 26 January 1855. He was admitted to the bar in 1876. He practiced law in Preston County, W. Va. before moving to Chicago where he practiced 1883-1893. He was judge of the Superior Court, Cook County, Ill. 1893-1898, Secretary of the Interior 1920-1921 and chairman of the American Red Cross. His paintings and monetary gift were the impetus behind the founding of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Barton died in 1935.

From the description of Papers, 1893-1930. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 22584902

John Barton Payne, a lawyer, was born in Pruntytown, W. Va. 26 January 1855. Admitted to the bar in 1876, he practiced law in Preston County, W. Va. before moving to Chicago where he practiced 1883-1893. He was judge of the Superior Court, Cook County, Ill. 1893-1898, U. S. Secretary of the Interior 1920-1921 and chairman of the American Red Cross. His paintings and monetary gift were the impetus behind the founding of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

From the description of Memorabilia and photographs, 1909-1932. (Washington & Lee University). WorldCat record id: 549439097

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