Michael Darr BARNES, Congress, MD (1943)


BARNES, Michael Darr, a Representative from Maryland; born in Washington, D.C., September 3, 1943; attended Landon School, Bethesda, Md.; graduated, Principia High School, St. Louis, Mo., 1962; B.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C., 1965; Institute of Higher International Studies, Geneva, Switzerland, 1965-1966; J.D., George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 1972; United States Marine Corps, corporal, 1967-1969; admitted to the Washington, D.C. bar, 1972; lawyer, private practice;& commissioner, Maryland Public Service Commission, 1975-1978; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-sixth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1979-January 3, 1987); was not a candidate for reelection in 1986, but was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination for the United States Senate; private advocate; is a resident of Kensington, Md.

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