Michael J. Barron

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Michael J. Barron (born 1933) is the former chief judge of the Milwaukee County Circuit Court and a former member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.


Barron was born on December 18, 1933 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.[1] He graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee and Marquette University Law School and became a practicing lawyer. Barron is a member of the Society of the Holy Name and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.

Political and judicial careers[edit]

Barron was elected to the Assembly in 1960. He is a Democrat. He later served as a Milwaukee County Supervisor and as a Milwaukee County circuit judge. From 1986 until 1990, Barron served as Milwaukee County's chief judge.[2]


  1. ^ "Barron, Michael J. 1933". Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-01-13.
  2. ^ Mendoza, Manuel (13 June 1990). "Chief Judge Barron replaced by longtime associate Sheedy". The Milwaukee Journal. Retrieved 3 December 2015.