Description

Black and white sketch of Luke E. Barber, including biographical narrative.

Transcription

Clerk of the Supreme Court 35 years

Luke Barber

Luke E. Barber was born 1806 in St. Mary's County Maryland… He practiced law in Maryland until 1836… Came to Arkansas and became a planter in Jefferson County… Member of the legislature 1838… Moved to Little Rock.

In 1845 Luke Barber was appointed clerk of the supreme court and held this position from 1845 until his death in 1886, with exception of period 1868 to 1874..

He was president of St. John's College, Little Rock... Was prominent in Masonic work and served as grand secretary of the grand lodge from 1869 to 1881...

He died June 13, 1886

St. John's College

Physical Description

Document, 11" x 14"

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000379, Image 02

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: biographical sketches, MS.000379

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Luke E. Barber, Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: biographical sketches, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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