Biography of Earl C. Barkley
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BARKLEY, Earl Conwell, dentist; born, Newark, N. J., Apr. 30, 1880; son of James Morrison, D.D., LL.D., and Mary E. (Conwell) Barkley; descendant of William Barkley, signer of Mecklenberg Declaration of Independence, William Conwell and Deliverance Sawyer, Revolutionary soldiers; educated Detroit High School; graduated Detroit University School, 1900; student Priaceton University, 1901-1902; specialized in chemistry at Michigan Agricultural College, Lansing, Mich., 1903; D.D.S., Detroit College of Medicine, Dental Department, 1907; unmarried. After leaving agricultural college, went to Cuba for the United Fruit Co. of Boston and was stationed at Banes, Santiago de Cuba, in control of chemical department of a large sugar factory; remained there until June, 1904; then returned to Michigan and entered upon the course of study for dentistry; American manager of The Wisconsin Placer Gold Mining Co. for one year; in practice in Detroit since June, 1907. Member Michigan State Naval Brigade, 1903. Progressive. Presbyterian. Member First District Michigan State Dental Society, National Geographic Society; secretary Fine Arts Society of Detroit; secretarytreasurer Southern Society of Detroit. Club: Princeton. Baritone soloist Unitarian Church, Detroit. Correspondent, at Detroit, for Musical America, New York. Office: 703-704 Gas Office Bldg. Residence: 309 Putnam Ave.

From:
The Book of Detroiters
A Biographical Dictionary
Of Leading Living Men
Of The City of Detroit

Second Edition 1914
Edited By: Albert Nelson Marquis
A. N. Marquis & Company
Chicago 1914.

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