Karl, Barry Dean
- Maribel Morey
Karl, Barry Dean (24 July 1927–7 July 2010), historian, was born in Jefferson County, Kentucky and raised in Louisville, the middle of three sons of businessman Aaron Karl and Anne Simons Karl. In his youth, he had maintained hopes of becoming a concert pianist but ultimately pursued a college education in the humanities. He enrolled at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois and after serving in the navy during World War II, completed his bachelor’s degree in philosophy closer to home at the University of Louisville in ...