George Z. Barnes, liveryman and veterinary surgeon. Pekin, Tazewell County, Ill., has won success solely through his own merits. His noteworthy mental trait is perseverance, which enabled him to acquire a thorough education in the Iowa State College, and to overcome obstacles which have stood in the way of his business progress. He was born in Springfield, Ill., September 10, 1866, and came to Tazewell County, March 22. 1900, In Burlington, Kans., March 13. 1889, he married Harriet Brown, who was born August 17. 1867, and who is the mother of three children: Fred Lee, Donald Jerome, and George Zebulon, Jr. Politically, Mr. Barnes is a Democrat.
Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Tazewell County - page 975
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