Makers of Fort Worth Page: 12
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J. H. Barwise
OSEPH H. BARWISE,
Jr., was born at St.
March 19, 1868. His
father was Joseph Barin
N wise, Sr., and his
mother, Lucy Hansell Barwise. He
was destined for the law at an early
age and was given the advantage of
schooling at National Normal University,
Lebanon, Ohio. From there
he graduated in 1890. Twelve
years later he moved to Fort Worth
where he has since practiced law.
He has been eminently successful
and is the junior member in an eminently
successful firm of attorneys.
They are the general attorneys for
the Fort Worth & Denver and resident
attorneys for all of the Gould
lines entering Fort Worth. Their
clientele is one of the strongest as
well as one of the most important
in North Texas. J. H. Barwise, Jr.,
and Miss Lucy Mayfield were married
December 8, 1896. Their only
child is a son, fourteen years of age,
named for the father. Prior to his
locating in Fort Worth, Mr. Barwise
was a resident of Wichita
county. He was elected county attorney
there in 1892, two years after
his graduation from the Ohio college,
and held the office until 1894,
when he retired. This was his first
and only public office. In politics
he is a Democrat, and always has
taken a keen interest in the welfare
of the party and its principles. Golf
is his favorite form of recreation.
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