Frank C. Barnes
|Died||December 17, 1992 (aged 74)|
|Other names||Frank Charles Barnes|
|Occupation||lawyer , author, cartridge designer|
Frank C. Barnes (June 25, 1918 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois; † December 17, 1992 in Templeton, California) was an American lawyer and internationally known author and cartridge designer.
Barnes was born in Chicago. He did his military service from 1945 to 1947. At Truckee Meadows Community College he was a department head ("Criminal Justice Department Chairman"). He had a master's degree in Justice. He was the author of Cartridges of the World and the designer of the .308×1.5" Barnes, the .458×1.5in, and the .458×2" American.
- Barnes, Frank C. (2006) . Skinner, Stan (ed.). Cartridges of the World (11th ed.). Iola, WI, USA: Gun Digest Books. p. 552. ISBN 0-89689-297-2.
- Data viewed in scans of originals (birth certificate, death certificate), family documents of Frank Charles Barnes, ancestors.familysearch.org, accessed March 20, 2021