Obituary: Alfred Reuben Barracks
Wednesday, June 5, 33 10. A. R. Barracks Dies at 67 in uaai 01. LUU1S Alfred R. Barracks. forrwrlv Decatur, died at 6 p. m. yeftcrd in the home oi his son. Ro'rKr,",' Barracks, in East St. Lou;.. He . 67 years old. ' For a number of years Mr ,T j racks lived in Decatur, wh-e . . i. i .. . ., a large grain elevator at EiV- was a cosmetician. He left he- .. 1938 and moved to Scotia. 7" where he lived until January. when he moved to En-t s. j, '", to live with his son. Mr. Barracks was bom , q,.. man parentage near I!I:oj.olj5 1873. He attended Eureka tWtp Developing an interest in rhov. raphy. he quit college 1o jnrj; an itinerant photographer. Operated Grain U,Vatr, After his mmaCe-to Mi L;!Ii3n Pleasants. Mr. Barracks b''t!:ht j arm in Indiana. Selling it sever?; j years later, he returned to i;;--. three-1 and purchased a gram e!rv,-,t'r v ! El Paso. rtouge. xd.. wiitii: ne lic: Dfta secretary of the Chamber rf Corr.. trejmerce. in 1912 he mansgr-d r.v'i n-, r-L- in I Ani.nn-. w J . ! he did nublicitv work fo- 'S. . " ' , pub"y1., worR l0' Ti th A par Trna Parifc n"" tne r"ama-l anlic expoK,on in S Francisco, he return , r In Grocery Busing , -P" n,s rr, Jrn Barracks went into the grrrry b.'. : T . t ... i ance business, and then he br district sales manaccr :or w. c. Starr. Inc. Mr. Barracks' son. Rr.bcri A. Barracks, was formerly rr.st.r;:? editor of The Review ar.d r.'.-x managing editor of the East Si. Louis Journal. Funeral services will hr held r. 2 p. m. Friday in the Fickrn rhsp.-'; at El Paso. 111., with burial a Evercreen cemetery there.