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Barnes, Demas, 1827-1888

LC control 96014693
Personal name headingBarnes, Demas, 1827-1888
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Variant(s)Barnes, D. S. (Demas S.), 1827-1888
Found inFrom the Atlantic to the Pacific ... 1973: t.p. (Demas Barnes)
LC in RLIN, 4/16/96 (hdg.: Barnes, Demas, 1827-1888; no usage)
Lyon's kathairon, for preserving, restoring and beautifying the hair, 1851: t.p. (D.S. Barnes; proprietor 161 Broadway, New York City)
Appletons' cyclopaedia of Amer. biog, 1888 (Barnes, Demas; merchant; clerk in country store; 1849 removed to N.Y.C. where he followed wholesale drug business in which he made a large fortune; crossed U.S. in wagon examining mineral resources of Colorado, Nevada, and California; active advocate of building Union Pacific Railroad; served in Congress; 1870 retired from mercantile business; member Brooklyn Board of Education; one of founders of Brooklyn Bridge; established and edited Brooklyn Argus; b. Canandaiguia, N.Y. 4 April 1827)