A. Constantine Barry

Alfred Constantine Barry (July 15, 1815 March 5, 1888) was an American educator, politician, and Universalist minister from Wisconsin.

Born in Walton, New York, Barry was ordained a Universalist minister in 1836. After pastoring churches in New York and Richmond, Virginia, he moved to Racine, Wisconsin, where he started a temperance magazine. He was supervisor of the public schools in Racine 1849-1853 and in 1855 was appointed Superintendent of Public Instruction of Wisconsin serving until 1858. During the American Civil War, he served as military chaplain. In 1864, he served in the Wisconsin State Assembly. He died in Lodi, Wisconsin.[1][2]


  1. 'Badgers Saints and Sinners,' Fred L. Holmes, E. M. Hale and Company, Milwaukee, Wisconsin: 1939, pg. 209-211
  2. Alfred Constantine Barry, Wisconsin Historical Society

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