Born: 1807-10-05 Davidson County, Tennessee
Died: 1866-10-19 Saint Louis, Missouri
Barrow earned a classical education and studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1827 and began practicing in Nashville, Tennessee. He earned appointment as minister to Portugal in 1841, holding that position until 1844. From 1845 to 1847, Barrow worked as an editor for the
Biographical Directory of the American Congress 1774-1996 (Alexandria, VA: CQ Staff Directories, 1997), 624.