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Joseph W. Barr

AKA Joseph Walker Barr

Born: 17-Jan-1918
Birthplace: Bicknell, IN
Died: 23-Feb-1996
Location of death: Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Leeds Episcopal Church Cemetery, Hume, VA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of the Treasury, 1968-69

Military service: US Navy (WWII, 1942-45)

Father: Oscar Lynn Barr
Mother: Stella Florence Walker
Brother: John
Wife: Beth Ann Williston (m. 3-Sep-1939 until his death, one son, four daughters)
Son: Joseph W. Barr
Daughter: Bonnie Gilliom
Daughter: Cherry Ann Barr
Daughter: Elizabeth E. Stone
Daughter: Lynn Barr

    University: BA, DePauw University (1939)
    University: MA Economics, Harvard University (1941)

    American Security and Trust Company President (1969-74)
    US Secretary of the Treasury (21-Dec-1968 to 20-Jan-1969)
    US Treasury Department Under Secretary (1965-68)
    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Chairman (1963-65)
    US Treasury Department Assistant for Congressional Relations (1961-63)
    US Congressman, Indiana (1959-61)
    Member of the Board of American Security and Trust Company (as Chairman 1969-74)
    Member of the Board of Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta (as Chairman, 1977-81)
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity
    Bronze Star


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