BARRETT, Thomas M., (1953 - )


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BARRETT, Thomas M., a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., December 8, 1953; graduated from Marquette University High School, Milwaukee, Wis.; B.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis., 1976; J.D., University of Wisconsin School of Law, 1980; clerk to United States Judge Robert Warren of the Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1980-1982; lawyer, private practice; unsuccessful candidate to the Wisconsin state assembly in 1982; member of the Wisconsin state assembly, 1984-1989; member of the Wisconsin state senate, 1989-1993; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Third and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1993-January 3, 2003); not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Eighth Congress in 2002, but was an unsuccessful nominee for Governor of Wisconsin; mayor of Milwaukee, Wis., 2004-present; unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Wisconsin in 2010.