Philip Pendleton Barbour

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Barbour, Philip Pendleton

(1783–1841) ; Supreme Court justice; born in Barboursville, Va. He was a member of the Virginia legislature (1812–14) and the U.S. House of Representatives (Dem., Va.; 1814–25, 1827–30). President Jackson named him to a federal district court in Virginia (1830) and to the U.S. Supreme Court (1836–41).
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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