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Who was Maryanne Trump Barry married to? All about her love life and kids

Maryanne Trump Barry is an accomplished American attorney and a retired United States federal judge.

She is the eldest sister of the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump.

She served as an Assistant United States Attorney for almost a decade before being appointed as Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey by the then US President Ronald Reagan in 1983.

Thereafter, in September 1999, President Bill Clinton appointed her as Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Maryanne Trump Barry

She testified in support of nomination of fellow Third Circuit Judge Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court in 2006.

She became Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in June 2011.

It was alleged that she participated in fraudulent tax schemes with her siblings and thus violated judicial conduct rules leading to an investigation.

Her subsequent retirement from active service in February 2019 however led to an end of the investigation before a conclusion on the allegations could be reached.

Maryanne also drew attention after her niece Mary publicly released transcripts and audio excerpts where Maryanne spoke critically about Donald Trump.

Barry was born Maryanne Trump in Queens in New York City on April 5, 1937, the eldest child of real-estate developer Fred Trump and Mary Anne MacLeod Trump.

She is an elder sister of Donald Trump, 45th president of the United States.

She attended Kew-Forest School. She graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mount Holyoke College in 1958,and a Master of Arts in public law and government from Columbia University in 1962.

She later attended law school, earning her Juris Doctor from Hofstra University School of Law in 1974.

On November 13, 2023, Barry died at her home on the Upper East Side of Manhattan at the age of 86.

About Maryanne Trump Barry husband

Maryanne Trump Barry

Who was Maryanne Trump Barry married to?

Maryanne Trump Barry was married twice, her first marriage was to David Desmond.

Barry and Desmond were married for 20 years before they divorced in 1980.

In 1982, Barry married her second husband John Joseph Barry.

Maryanne Trump Barry was married to John Barry from 1982 until his death in 2000 at the age of 60.

Who was Maryanne Trump Barry husband John Barry?

John Barry was an American lawyer and the second husband of Maryanne Trump Barry.

He was born in 1934 and graduated from Fordham University School of Law in 1959.

He worked as a federal prosecutor in New Jersey and later as a private attorney.

He married Maryanne Trump Barry in 1982 and remained with her until his death
in 2000 from cancer. He was 6o years old.

About Maryanne Trump Barry kids

Maryanne Trump Barry

How many children did Maryanne Trump Barry have?

Barry has one child, David William Desmond who is a New York psychologist.

He is Maryanne’s son from her first marriage to David Desmond, whom she divorced in 1980.

Maryanne Trump Barry Cause of Death

Barry was found dead in her Fifth Avenue apartment around 4 a.m. on Nov. 13, 2023.

Her cause of death is not yet known and the New York Medical Examiner has launched an investigation.

Barry’s death comes three years after her brother, Robert Trump, died in August 2020 at 71 years old.

Their other brother, Fred Trump Jr., died of a heart attack in September 1981 at the age of 42.

In addition to Trump and her son, Barry’s immediate survivors include her younger sister, Elizabeth Trump Grau.

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