Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Barrow, Washington

Barrow, Washington, a Representative from Tennessee; born in Davidson County, Tenn., October 5, 1807; received a classical education; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1827 and commenced practice in Nashville; Minister to Portugal from August 16, 1841, to February 24, 1844; editor of the Nashville Republican Banner 1845-1847; elected as a Whig to the Thirtieth Congress (March 4, 1847-March 3, 1849); was not a candidate for renomination in 1848; president of the Nashville Gas Co. in 1848; member of the State senate in 1860 and 1861; prominently identified with the Confederacy during the Civil War and was arrested by order of Gov. Andrew Jackson March 28, 1862, and imprisoned in Nashville; released the following week by order of President Lincoln; resumed newspaper interests; died in St. Louis, Mo., October 19, 1866; interment in the vault of Dr. John Shelby on a private estate in East Nashville, Tenn.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Barrow, Washington," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.819 Original Sources, accessed August 19, 2019, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PBA3DU7QZ955LN6.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Barrow, Washington." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.819, Original Sources. 19 Aug. 2019. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PBA3DU7QZ955LN6.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Barrow, Washington' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.819. Original Sources, retrieved 19 August 2019, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PBA3DU7QZ955LN6.