William Barber (engraver)

William Barber (May 2, 1807 – August 31, 1879) was the fifth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from 1869 until his death.[1] He succeeded James B. Longacre in the position.

William Barber
5th Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint
In office
1869–1879
Appointed byAndrew Johnson
PresidentUlysses S. Grant
Preceded byJames B. Longacre
Succeeded byCharles E. Barber
Personal details
Born(1807-05-02)May 2, 1807
London, England, United Kingdom
DiedAugust 31, 1879(1879-08-31) (aged 72)
United States
Resting placeMt. Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Section 104
Spouse(s)Anna Maria (Anna May)
OccupationEngraver

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