Personal Life & Education:
J. Barry Stout (D), born in 1938, in Washington County, son of the late William B. and Mary; Washington & Jefferson College (B.A.), 1964; married Lenore Ann; 6 children; died October 29, 2016.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1959-62; Atlas Service Corporation; member, National Funeral Directors Association, Pa. Funeral Directors Association, Southwest Funeral Directors Association, Bentleyville Boosters Club, Young Democrats, Free and Accepted Masons, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Loyal Order of Moose, State Library Association, Bentleyville Volunteer Fire Department, Presbyterian Church; president, Bentleyville Public Library, Bentleyville Planning Committee.
American Society of Highway Engineers Person of the Year- 2005, Washington County Man of the Year- 2004, Keystone Railroad Association Legislature of the Year- 2003, Transportation Advocate of the Year- 1998, Constructors Association of Western Pa. Man of the Year- 1992, Washington County Library Award;
Pa. House of Representatives, 1971-76; elected to Pa. Senate in a special election May 17, 1977; re-elected, May 16 1978; Minority Caucus Administrator, 1999-2004; left office November 30, 2010.
Cited: Pennsylvania Manual, Biographies of Members of the Senate, pg. 3-23; Volume 119, December, 2009.