BARNEY, HOWARD, 1912-2003


Journalist, public relations executive. Born– September 14, 1912, Mobile. Parents– Oscar N. and Marian (Hunter) Barney. Married– Mary Bacon, October 31, 1936. Children– Four. Education– University of Missouri, Bachelor of Journalism, 1934. Served in the U.S. Navy, WWII. Worked for the Kansas City Journal Post, 1934-1935; Mobile Press Register, 1935-1943; Merchants National Bank of Mobile, 1943-1947. Founded Barney and Patrick Advertising Agency in 1947 and worked there until 1972. Served as chairman of the Mobile Library Board, Mobile Infirmary Board, and Gulf Health Foundation. Awarded the Silver Medal of the Advertising Federation, 1956.  Died October 23, 2003.


Howard Barney, Mobile, Ala.; Obituary, Mobile Press-Register, October 25, 2003.


Mister Bell. Mobile, Ala.; The Bellingrath-Morse Foundation, 1979.


Mobile; the Life and Times of a Great Southern City. S.l.; Windsor Publications, 1981.