John S Barbour Jr

John Strode Barbour

  • American

John Strode Barbour Jr was a notable American politician from Virginia and the son of politician John Strode Barbour Sr. - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1820/12/29 John S Barbour is born in Culpeper County, the son of John S Barbour and Eliza A Byrne Barbour. Born Fleetwood Hill, Brandy Station Battlefield Park Brandy Station, VA
1842/00/00 John S Barbour studies law at the University of Virginia, 1838-1842. Eduction University Of Virginia Historic District Charlottesville, VA
1847/00/00 John S Barbour, a Democrat, is elected to the House of Delegates. Work
1849/00/00 John S Barbour becomes the state's representative on the board of directors of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad. Work
1851/00/00 John S Barbour practices law in Culpeper County, c 1842 to 1851. Work
1851/10/00 John S Barbour is elected president of the board of directors of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad. Work
1865/10/07 Susan Daingerfield marries John S Barbour Jr. They lived most of the time in Washington (home still stands on Maryland Ave), using Poplar Hill as their country home. Susan's sister, Ellen, never married and retained her ownership rights in Poplar Hill. Groom His Lordship's Kindness Clinton
1880/00/00 John S Barbour wins election to Congress from the Eighth Congressional District as a member of the Funder Party. Work
1882/00/00 John S Barbour, a Funder, wins reelection to Congress from the Eighth Congressional District. Work
1883/00/00 Virginia's Conservative Party changes its name to the Democratic Party and chooses a new leader, John S Barbour Jr, who organizes the party down to the precinct level. Barbour's leadership marks the beginning of a long era of Democratic domination. Work
1883/07/00 State Democratic convention unanimously elects John S Barbour chairman. He accepts on the condition that the party will accept as final the settlement of the antebellum state debt that has led to Readjuster victories. Work
1883/11/03 Racial and political tensions erupt in an election eve street fight in Danville that leaves at least one white and four black men dead. Work
1884/00/00 John S Barbour, a Funder, wins reelection to Congress from the Eighth Congressional District. Work
1884/00/00 John S Barbour is elected to the Democratic National Committee, a position he retains until his death. Work
1884/12/00 John S Barbour resigns as president of the board of directors of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad. Work
1885/12/00 General Assembly elects John Warwick Daniel to succeed William Mahone in the US Senate. Daniel remains a senator until his death. Work
1886/00/00 John S Barbour retires from Congress and travels in Europe. During his absence, Virginia Democrats lose five of their eight seats in Congress. Work
1887/00/00 John S Barbour is reelected chairman of the state Democratic Party. Work
1887/12/20 General Assembly elects John S Barbour for the US Senate. John Barbour lives at the Sewall home in the late 1880s. Work Sewall-Belmont House National Historic Site Washington, DC
1889/03/04 John S Barbour starts his term as US Senator. He resigns his chairmanship of the state Democratic Party but resumes the job when his successor falls ill. Work
1892/05/14 Sitting US Senator, John S Barbour dies of heart failure in Washington, DC. Died Sewall-Belmont House National Historic Site Washington, DC
1892/05/16 A Catholic funeral is held in the US Senate for John S Barbour. Probably the first time a Catholic priest officiated in the Senate chamber. In Memoriam US Senate Chamber United States Capitol
1892/05/16 After a funeral procession to Poplar Hill, Barbour casket is carried into the central hall on the first floor. Barbour joined his wife, Susan, who had died in 1886, in the family burial plot. Ellen Daingerfield became the sole owner of Poplar Hill. In Memoriam His Lordship's Kindness Clinton
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