Granville Barrere
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Granville Barrere
Granville Barrere
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 9th district

March 4, 1873 - March 3, 1875
Thompson W. McNeely
Richard H. Whiting
Personal details
Born(1829-07-11)July 11, 1829
New Market, Ohio
DiedJanuary 13, 1889(1889-01-13) (aged 59)
Canton, Illinois
Political partyRepublican

Granville Barrere (July 11, 1829 – January 13, 1889) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois, nephew of Nelson Barrere.

Born in New Market, near Hillsboro, Ohio, Barrere attended the common schools and Augusta College, Augusta, Kentucky, and graduated from Marietta College, Marietta, Ohio. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in Chillicothe, Ohio, in 1853 and commenced practice in Marion, Arkansas. He moved to Bloomington, Illinois, in 1855, and then to Canton, Illinois, the same year, and continued the practice of his profession. He served as member of the city board of education. He served as member of the board of supervisors of Canton.

Barrere was elected as a Republican to the Forty-third Congress (March 4, 1873–March 3, 1875). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1874. He resumed the practice of law. He died in Canton, Illinois, January 13, 1889. He was interred in Greenwood Cemetery in Canton.


  • United States Congress. "Granville Barrere (id: B000173)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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