George F. Barrett

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George Francis Barrett
30th Illinois Attorney General
In office
Governor Dwight H. Green
Preceded by John Edward Cassidy
Succeeded by Ivan A. Elliott
Personal details
Born Richard Curt Hottelet
(1907-11-17)November 17, 1907[1]
Chicago, Illinois
Died December 2, 1980(1980-12-02) (aged 73)
Riverside, California
Political party Republican

George Francis Barrett (November 17, 1907 – December 2, 1980) served as Illinois Attorney General from 1941 to 1949.[2]


George F. Barrett, Jr. hailed from a prominent Chicago family. His father George F. Barrett, Sr. was chief justice of the Cook County (IL) Circuit Court.[3]


  1. ^ "The Illinois fact book and historical almanac, 1673–1968", Clayton, John, 1970
  2. ^ Barrett, George Francis. "California, Death Index, 1940-1997," index". FamilySearch. Department of Public Health Services, Sacrament. Retrieved 19 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "George F. Barrett". Blue Book of the State of Illinois. Illinois: Phillips Bros.: 62–63,110,125 1943. 
Legal offices
Preceded by
John Edward A. Cassidy
Attorney General of Illinois
Succeeded by
Ivan A. Elliott