Thomas H. Barnes was a physician
and a member of the House of Delegates (1874–1877), the Senate of Virginia
(1887–1894), and the Convention of 1901–1902. Born in Nansemond County, he was educated at the University of Virginia and the Medical
College of Virginia. He practiced medicine, never married, and did not serve in the
military during the American Civil
War (1861–1865). After the war, Barnes became active in Democratic Party politics,
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