Bernard G. Barrow, January 1, 1985-March 28, 1995

Photographic portrait, 1985

Born July 3, 1937 in Newport News, Virginia.
Died March 28, 1995 in Charlottesville, Virginia.

First elected by the General Assembly on December 17, 1984 to an eight-year term beginning January 1, 1985. Service terminated by death.

University of Virginia, B.A., 1958
University of Virginia, LL.B., 1966
University of Virginia, LL.M., Judicial Process, 1988
Doctoral candidate, University of Virginia Law School, 1989-1995

Other judicial service:
Judge, Second Judicial Circuit, 1980-1985.

Professional career:
Private practice of law in Norfolk, Virginia, 1965-1984, and Virginia Beach, 1974-1985.
Virginia state delegate, 1976-1979.
Adjunct professor of appellate procedures, University of Virginia.

Military service:
Vietnam War (Navy)

Elected, Journal of the House of Delegates 1984 Special Session, 8; obituary, “Appeals Judge Dies at 57,” Richmond Times Dispatch, March 30, 1995; date of birth, Social Security Death Index, retrieved from on December 2, 2914; education, obituary, Virginian-Pilot, March 31, 1995, retrieved from America’s News,, on December 8, 2014; military service, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory (New York: Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, Inc., 1970), 1798-B; private practice and judicial service, “Barrow, Whiting to Retire,” Virginia Lawyers Weekly, January 23, 1995, retrieved from on December 2, 2014; service in the House of Delegates, The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia, 1692-1981, compiled by the staff of the Clerk of the House of Delegates (Richmond: Commonwealth of Virginia, 1983), 185.