Partner Perry Ellis

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University of Bologna, UNIBO, Via Zamboni, 33, 40126 Bologna
University of Colorado, 3415 Colorado Ave, Boulder, CO 80303
Fairview Cemetery, 1134 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505, Stati Uniti McClatchy Barker (1948 - January 2, 1986) began a relationship with fashion designer Perry Ellis in 1981. Later that year, Ellis appointed Barker the President of the licensing division of Perry Ellis International. They remained together until Barker's death in January 1986. Ellis died on May 30, 1986.

Barker was in charge of licensing the designs of Perry Ellis Sportswear to companies in other fashion fields. They included accessories, furs, fragrances, shoes and men's clothing as well as home furnishings.

He was a lawyer with the firm of Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler before joining the Perry Ellis concern.

He was born in Jacksonville, Fla., and grew up in Santa Fe, N.M. He attended the University of Bologna, graduated from the University of Colorado and received his law degree from Georgetown University.

Laughlin McClatchy Barker died of lung cancer on January 2, 1986, in his home in Manhattan. He was 37 years old.

University of Colorado, 3415 Colorado Ave, Boulder, CO 80303

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