|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Indiana's 6th district
March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1857
|Preceded by||Thomas A. Hendricks|
|Succeeded by||James M. Gregg|
March 4, 1811
Canton, Connecticut, U.S.
|Died||July 19, 1880 (aged 69)|
Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
|Resting place||Crown Hill Cemetery|
|Political party||Indianan People's Party|
Born in Canton, Connecticut, Barbour was graduated from Amherst College in 1837. He moved to Indiana the same year and settled in Madison, Jefferson County. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Indianapolis, Indiana, in 1839. Barbour acted a number of times as arbitrator between the State of Indiana and private corporations. He was appointed United States district attorney for the district of Indiana by President Polk. He served as member of the commission to codify the laws of Indiana in 1852.
Later career and death
- United States Congress. "Lucien Barbour (id: B000130)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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