Maryanne Trump Barry, Federal Judge and Trump’s Sister, Dies at 86
It is with a heavy heart that we report the death of Maryanne Trump Barry, Federal Judge and sister of Donald Trump, at the age of 86.
Maryanne Trump Barry was born on April 5, 1937 in Queens, NY to Mary Anne and Fred Trump. She graduated form the University of Notre Dame and later obtained her degree in law from Hofstra Law School before going on to practice law in New York City for years.
Maryanne Trump Barry was appointed a federal judge in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey in 1983 by President Ronald Reagan. During her tenure, she gained a reputation for firm and fair judicial decisions. In 1999, she was elevated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit by President Bill Clinton and also became its first female chief judge. She retired from this post in 2019 and was honored for her service.
In addition to her impressive career, Maryanne Trump Barry was also known for her deep spirituality and commitment to philanthropic causes. She volunteered her time and money to various causes, especially ones related to children.
Maryanne Trump Barry will be remembered as a trailblazing and immensely successful judge, philanthropist, and elder sister of Donald Trump. Her life and accomplishments will serve as an inspiration to generations of women and lawyers to come. We extend our deepest sympathies to her family and friends during this difficult time.