Barnes, Demas

Self-made patent medicine magnate and single term member of the Fortieth Congress, from the Second District of New York.

Life Span
to
Full name
Demas Barnes
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Free State
No. of Spouses
2
No. of Children
2
Family

Demas Barnes (father), Mary Hyde (first wife - died 1875 - one daughter), Anna Dorinda Blaksley (second wife - one daughter)

Occupation
Politician
Businessman
Journalist
Writer or Artist
Relation to Slavery
White non-slaveholder
Political Parties
Democratic
Whig
Government
US House of Representatives
Local government
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