BARHAM, Newsom Rayburn
Lawyer; born near Saltillo, (Hardin Co) Tenn., Feb. 11, 1863; Scotch-Irish descent; son of W.I. and Tennessee (Hawk) Barham; father’s occupation farmer, merchant; paternal grandparents A. and Mary (Carroll) Barham; maternal grandparents William and Nancy (Rayburn) Hawk; received common school education; in early life he was a farmer; married Louanna Timberlake Feb. 4, 1896; member of Masons, K.P. and Elks; Democrat; elected Judge of the 12th Judicial Circuit since Sept. 1, 1908; member of M.E. Church, South, and member of Board of Church Extension, Lexington, Tenn.; has been engaged in the practice of law for more than 20 years.
Source: Who’s Who in Tennessee, Memphis: Paul & Douglass Co., Publishers, 1911; transcribed by Kim Mohler