Barry Short lives in Cedar City with his wife, artist Theresa Mather, and two cats, Lenin and Trotsky. He has been a self-employed business owner for almost all of his adult life. He currently serves as Vice Chair of the Libertarian Party of Utah.
Barry at Monticello, home of Thomas Jefferson
Barry is a member of the Utah Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, in recognition of the service of his 3rd Great Grandfather, Joseph Gillett, in the Connecticut militia. He is also a founding member of the Society of the War of 1812 in Utah, in recognition of the service of his 3rd Great Uncle, Sgt. Aaron Leland of Captain Joiner’s Company, 9th Regiment, New York militia.