Timothy T. Cronin was the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
Biography[edit | edit source]
Cronin was born to Timothy and Mary (Swanson) Cronin on June 27, 1884 in Chicago, Illinois. He later moved with his family to Oconomowoc, Wisconsin and attended what would become the Wisconsin State College of Milwaukee and serve as a high school principal in Mukwonago, Wisconsin before his graduation from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1914. During World War I, he served in the United States Army. A Roman Catholic, Cronin was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Society of the Holy Name.
On November 9, 1916, Cronin married Maud F. Clohisy. They would have two children. He died in Oconomowoc on September 20, 1955 due to complications from a myocardial infarction and a stroke.
Legal and political career[edit | edit source]
Cronin opened a private practice in Oconomowoc after graduation from law school. He was U.S. Attorney from 1944 to 1955 before briefly returning to private practice until his death. Additionally, he was City Attorney and a member of the school board of Oconomowoc.
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