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John All Barham

John All Barham
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1901
Preceded by Thomas J. Geary
Succeeded by Frank Coombs
Personal details
Born (1843-07-17)July 17, 1843
Cass County, Missouri
Died January 22, 1926(1926-01-22) (aged 82)
Santa Rosa, California
Political party Republican Party

John All Barham (July 17, 1843 – January 22, 1926) was a U.S. Representative from California.

Born on a farm in Cass County, Missouri, Barham moved to California in 1849 with his parents, who settled in Woodland. He attended the common schools and Hesperian College in Woodland, then taught in the public schools, 1864-1876. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1865, commencing practice in Watsonville, San Francisco, and Santa Rosa.

Barham was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth, Fifty-fifth, and Fifty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1895-March 3, 1901). He served as chairman of the Committee on Mileage (Fifty-fifth and Fifty-sixth Congresses). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1900.

He engaged in the practice of law until his death in Santa Rosa, January 22, 1926. He was interred in Rural Cemetery.


External links

  • John A. Barham at Find-A-Grave
Preceded by
Thomas J. Geary
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 1st congressional district

Succeeded by
Frank L. Coombs

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