Judge John A. Barra: An Oral History
John A. Barra worked as an Assistant State’s Attorney in Peoria County from 1974-80, and was elected State’s Attorney of Peoria in 1980, serving in that position until 1988. From 1988-2009 he served as a Circuit Judge in the Tenth Judicial Circuit.
Barra Interview (final with abstract and bio)
Interview One: Benjamin Belzer, Research Associate/Collections Manager, Illinois Supreme Court Historic Preservation Commission
Interview Two: Audio Transcription Center, Boston Massachusetts
Editor: Justin Law, Oral Historian, Illinois Supreme Court Historic Preservation Commission
Collected in 2015-2016 by the Illinois Supreme Court Historic Preservation Commission