Red Headed Stepchild
(The Barrett family memoir of Navy Life)
by Sophie Ruth Meranski with photos

 

Reunion dinner of Boston Latin class of l906 held l908 p41 #961
Back row seventh from right Jack Barrett, sixth John Buckley, ;fourth Dan Lyne, third Ed Illingworth. Seated far left probably Henry Thomas formerly named Schnittkind; John C. Poland of West Roxbury, State senator Sam Finkel, gap---;second from right George Carl Adams 1908 photo THIS photo was given to Sophie and John Barrett in l971 by Lucile Poland of Camden Maine, widow of John Carroll Poland, l906 class Secretary, 1911 Harvard grad and founder of West Roxbury & Braintree Historical Societies. Sophie made copies for two surviving classmates in California former Massachusetts state Senator and lawyer Sam Finkel and Navy ophthalmologist Dr. Irving W. Jacobs.They expressed enthusiastic interest in the photo in correspondence preserved in Sophie Barrett memoirs.
Subject: Jack Barrett at Boston Latin l906 dinner
Year: 1908