James Emmett Barrett

Personal

Birthday: 
4/8/1922
Birthplace: 
Lusk, WY
Date of Death: 
11/7/2011
Place of Death: 
Cheyenne, WY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, 1942-1945
Private practice, Lusk, Wyoming, 1949-1967
Secretary-treasurer, Niobrara County Republican Central Committee, Wyoming, 1950-1966
Prosecuting attorney, Lusk, Wyoming, 1951-1962
Town attorney, Lusk, Wyoming, 1954-1956
Attorney, Niobrara Consolidated School District, Wyoming, 1952-1962
Attorney general, State of Wyoming, 1967-1971

Education

Name of School: 

University of Wyoming College of Law

The primary mission of the College of Law is to provide a high quality legal education to its students. We also work to serve the legal profession and the public, and to enhance our own professional competence and development, through the production of high-quality legal scholarship. We also provide law-related educational and other services to the Bar, the University community and the general public.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1949

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Court Name: 

Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
4/23/1971
Retirement from Active Service: 
4/8/1987
Termination Date: 
11/7/2011
Termination Reason: 
Death
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