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John Barrett

Council - District 1
John Barrett
  • Primary Contact Address
    8944 E South Circle Dr
    Churubusco, IN 46723
Primary Department: County Council

Professional Profile

Representing District 1: Smith & Union Township

John is currently serving as County Council Chairman. John is a veteran having served in the United States Air Force for 5 years from 1959 to 1964.  In 1966 he became an Indiana State Trooper and retired in 1992 with 27 years of service.  He then became the Avilla Town Marshal, and served the Town of Avilla for 5 years.  In 1997 he became the Investigator for the Whitley County Prosecutor's Office from which he retired in 2007.  He was on the Churubusco Town Council for 12 years and he is currently in his 1st term as a Councilman for Whitley County, serving District 1.  John and his wife Linda will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in June, 2010.  They have 3 children and 13 grandchildren.  He is an avid golfer and rides a 1989 Harley Davidson FHLS motorcycle.

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