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James Barbour

Born: 10-Jun-1775
Birthplace: Gordonsville, VA
Died: 7-Jun-1842
Location of death: Barboursville, VA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Barboursville Winery, Barboursville, VA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Whig

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of War, 1825-28

Father: Thomas Barbour (farmer, state legislator, b. 1735, d. 1825)
Mother: Mary Pendleton Thomas
Sister: Lucy
Brother: Philip Pendleton Barbour (US Supreme Court Justice, politician, b. 1783, d. 1841)
Sister: Eleanor Madison Barbour (b. 1785, d. 1826)
Sister: Sarah Pendleton Barbour
Wife: Lucy Johnson (m. 29-Oct-1792)

    US Ambassador to the United Kingdom (1828-29)
    US Secretary of War (7-Mar-1825 to 26-May-1828)
    US Senator, Virginia (2-Jan-1815 to 7-Mar-1825, resigned)
    Governor of Virginia (3-Jan-1812 to 1-Dec-1814)
    Virginia State House of Delegates (1796-1812 variously, as Speaker, 1809-12)
    Virginia State Official Deputy Sheriff, Orange County, VA
    Virginia Bar Association 1794

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