In Memory Of Jim Barrett

Former Vice President and long time SGS member Jim Barrett passed away March 5, 2019.  In his youth, Jim contracted tuberculosis and spent a number of years at a California sanitarium until he successfully overcame the infection while part of a patient antibiotic test group.  He went on to become an avid swimmer to boost his health. He credited his mother’s family stories as the beginning of his interest in genealogy.  Read his March, 2015 Feature Story from this website HERE.

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