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Walter Jarvis Barlow

WALTER JARVIS BARLOW was born on January 22, 1868, at Sing Sing -now Ossining- Westchester County, New York.   He was a son of WILLIAM HENRY AND CATHERINE STRATTON 'LENT' BARLOW and a tenth generation descendent of John Barlow of Fairfield, Connecticut (Walter Jarvis10, William Henry9, John8, John7, John6, Jabez5, Samuel4, John3, John2, John1)

On November 08, 1898, Walter Jarvis Barlow and MARION BROOKS PATTERSON were married in St. John's Church at Los Angeles. She was born on September 23, 1872, at Dunkirk, New York, and was a daughter of John Patterson and Ella Brooks.

Their children were:


WALTER JARVIS BARLOW, JR., was born on June 21, 1900, at Berlin, Germany.
He married first MATHILDE ODILDE WILHELM in July 1928 at Paris, France, and he married second MARGARET JOHNSTONE MONTGOMERY on May 13, 1958, at Las Vegas, Nevada.
He was an author, artist, art critic and Director of the Otis Art Institute.   He died in July 14, 1965.

Los Angeles Times July 16, 1965

Death Takes Art Authority - Jarvis Barlow

Jarvis Barlow, 65, noted art authority and former director of both the Otis and Pasadena art institutes, died Wednesday at his home in Carlsbad aftera brief illness.

Mr. Barlow, a graduate of UC Berkeley and of Georgetown University was named a life-fellow of the International Institute of Arts and Letters in 1961. He resigned as Otis director that year for health reasons.

Also a Writer A writer as well as a painter, Mr. Barlow authored a book of poetry, "Once in an Orange Grove," in 1941. He spoke four foreign languages and was a lecturer at the USC School of Architecture in 1950-51. He had been associated with art institutes from 1943 to 1961.

He leaves his wife, Mrs. Margaret J. Barlow, and a daughter, Mrs. John DeKock of Ranchita, Calif.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Church of Our Saviour, 535 W. Roses Road, San Gabriel.

Turner and Stevens Mortuary, Pasadena, is in charge.

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2. CATHERINE LENT BARLOW was born on August 31, 1901, at Los Angeles.
She married PAUL ANDERSON HERRON on July 16, 1925, at Sierra Madre, California.
She died on February 21, 1964, at Los Angeles.
3. ELLA BROOKS BARLOW was born on April 05, 1905, at Los Angeles.
She married JOHN PROBASCO MCWILLIAMS on September 29, 1928, at Sierra Madre, California.
She died in 1994 at Cleveland, Ohio.

Walter Jarvis Barlow died on died September 04, 1937, at Los Angeles and Marion Barlow died on March 17, 1964, at Pasadena, California. They were buried in the San Gabriel Cemetery at Los Angeles.

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 05, 1937
Ex-Dean of the University of California Medical College Had Practiced 40 Years


LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4. -- Dr. Walter Jarvis Barlow, former vice president of the American Medical Association and one-time Dean of the University of California Medical College, died yesterday at his home here of bronchial pneumonia. His age was 69.

Educated at Columbia University and the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, he had practiced medicine here for nearly forty years.

He was a former president of the Los Angeles County Medical Association and the National and California Tuberculosis Association.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Marian Brooks Barlow, and three children, Catherine Barlow, Walter Jarvis Barlow, Jr. and Mrs. John P. McWilliams.

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Barlow of Barlow   Editor, Edson L. Barlow

Barlow Foundation  

See also:

The Barlow Sanitorium

Contributed by John F. Barlow

Walter Jarvis Barlow

Marian Brooks Patterson Barlow 1872-1964

Miss Barlow is either Ella Brooks Barlow or Catherine Lent Barlow
Painting by Louis Betts
Used by permission: Karges Fine Art   

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