BARKLEY, James Morrison, clergyman; born, near Statesville, N. C., Nov. 22, 1846; son of John Cathey and Eliza
Julia (Morrison) Barkley; A.B., Princeton, 1876; graduated Princeton Theological Seminary, 1879; (D.D., Alma College,
1899, LL.D., 1912); married, May 27, 1879, Mary E. Conwell, of Evanston, Ill. (died, Apr. 26, 1913); children:
Earl C. (D.D.S.), Margary A. (Mrs. F. E. McClure), Mary G. (Mrs. F. C. Sibley). Served private to lieutenant Co.
F, 73d N. C. Infantry (Junior Reserves), C. S. A., 1864-65. Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1879; pastor Wickliffe
Church, Newark, N. J., 1879-82, Hillsdale, Mich., 1882-85; state secretary Y. M. C. A., Michigan, 1885-87; pastor
Third (now Forest) Avenue Church, Detroit, since 1887. Moderator Presbyterian General Assembly, Denver, 1909; president
Board of Trustees, Alma College; honorary member Old Fourth Veteran Michigan Infantry; associate member Detroit
Post No. 384, G. A. R. Republican. Author various published sermons and addresses. Recreation: outdoor sports.
Residence: 309 Putnam Ave.
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
Wayne County, Michigan Biographies
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