Barrett, Edward Semans
Barrett, Edward Semans a Congregational minister, was born in Cavendish, Vt., Oct. 17, 1810. He graduated at Middlebury College in 1838; taught at Canton, N. Y., at the same time pursuing theological studies. He commenced preaching at Weston, Vt., where he was ordained in 1841. In 1844 he was a member of the legislature of Vermont. From 1845 to 1852 he was a teacher in Leicester, and from 1848 to 1850 superintendent of schools in Addison County. In 1861 Mr. Barrett was appointed clerk in the Pension Office at Washington, D. C., where he continued until His death, July 18. 1866. See Cong. Quarterly, 1867, p. 42.