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Alfred R. Barbour ’40

Published in Jan. 23, 2008, issue

Al Barbour, of Squirrel Hill, Pa., and Barbados, West Indies, died Sept. 27, 2007. He was predeceased by his wife of 55 years, Mary Louise Dunnington.

He graduated from the Kiski School. At Princeton, he earned a bachelor's in chemistry, was on the fencing team, and was a member of Court Club. Al was a World War II veteran who served as a captain in the Army cavalry in the Aleutians and Italy.

After the war, he joined the family business, Roessing Bronze Co., becoming its president in 1961. He also was a director of Randall Graphite Bearings Inc. and on the Council of the Brass and Bronze Ingot Industry.

He held memberships in the Pittsburgh Golf Club, the Duquesne Club, Pittsburgh Athletic Association, University Club of Pittsburgh, Longue Vue Club, and the American Founders Society. He served East Liberty Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh as trustee, elder, and deacon. Al also was a lifelong collector and student of stamps.

His classmates offer sincere sympathy to his daughters, Melissa Ann Barbour Sutton and Mary Louise Hatvany; his son, Alfred Dunnington Barbour; and four grandchildren.

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Kenmore Mayers Says:

2013-10-10 14:25:32

To a wonderful boss: You will be missed.
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