Charles Averill BARLOW, Congress, CA (1858-1927)


BARLOW, Charles Averill, a Representative from California; born in Cleveland, Ohio, March 17, 1858; attended the common schools; moved to Ventura, Calif., in 1875 and to San Luis Obispo County, Calif., 1889; farmer; businessman; member of the California state assembly, 1892-1893; chairman of the People’s Party state convention, 1896; elected as a Populist to the Fifty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1897-March 3, 1899); was not a candidate for renomination; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions, 1912 and 1920; died on October 3, 1927, in Bakersfield, Calif.; interment in Union Cemetery, Bakersfield, Calif.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present