Dictionary of Wisconsin History
Search Results for: Keyword: 'temperance'
Term: Barry, Alfred Constantine 1815 - 1888
Definition: Universalist clergyman, educator, politician, b. Walton, Delaware County, N.Y. He was educated by private tutors, and ordained as a Universalist minister in 1836. He served as pastor in various New York towns and Richmond, Va., before moving to Racine in 1846. At Racine he founded and edited (1849-1852) The Old Oaken Bucket, a temperance magazine, and served as the first superintendent of the city schools (1849-1853). From 1855 to 1858 he was state superintendent of schools. He was an advocate of the educational theories of Horace Mann, and supported such ideas as the creation of district normal schools, teachers' institutes, and consolidation of school districts. During the Civil War, Barry served as a military chaplain (1861-1862, 1864-1865), and was appointed a hospital chaplain by President Lincoln (1865). In the meantime he represented Kenosha County in the state assembly in 1864. After the war he was an active member of the Wisconsin Commandery of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion, and served as chaplain of the organization for many years. Wis. Mag. Hist., 10; Madison Wis. State journal, Mar. 28, 1888; W. C. Whitford, Historical Sketch of Educ. in Wis. (Madison, 1876); WPA field notes; A. C. Barry Papers.
[Source: Dictionary of Wisconsin biography]
36 records found
Ager, Waldemar Theodor 1869 - 1941
Arena, Iowa Co.
Arena, Village of, Iowa Co.
Barry, Alfred Constantine 1815 - 1888
Bond Law (temperance)
Booth, Sherman Miller 1812 - 1904
Brown, Emma, 1827-1889
Brown, Thurlow Weed 1819 - 1866
Buslett, Ole Amundsen 1855 - 1924
Chafin, Eugene Wilder 1852 - 1920
Chase, Warren 1813 - 1891
Chynoweth, Edna Phillips, 1852-1950
Delavan [origin of place name]
Durkee, Charles 1805 - 1870
Dwinnell, Soloman Ashley 1812 - 1879
English immigrants in Wisconsin
Fallows, Samuel 1835 - 1922
Finch, Asahel Jr. 1809 - 1883
Footville, Village of, Rock Co.
Frank, Michael 1804 - 1894
Hastings, Samuel Dexter 1816 - 1903
Jamestown, Grant Co.
Jewett, Milo Parker 1808 - 1882
Kellogg, Amherst Willoughby 1829 - 1923
La Crosse, La Crosse Co.
Mazomanie (Historic Marker Erected 1996)
temperance movement in Wisconsin
Upham, Don Alonzo Joshua 1809 - 1877
Village of Dover (Historic Marker Erected 1953)
Walworth County [origin of place name]
Wilcox, Ella Wheeler 1850 - 1919
Woman's Christian Temperance Union