Robert “Bob” Bauman is an alderman on the Milwaukee Common Council. He represents the city’s 4th District, which includes much of downtown.
Alderman Robert J. Bauman was first elected in April 2004 after a 27-year career as an attorney and businessman. A native of Chicago, Alderman Bauman received his B.A., cum laude, from Marquette University in 1974 and his J.D., cum laude, from Northwestern University School of Law in 1977.
After working five years with a major Milwaukee law firm, Alderman Bauman formed a start-up company on Milwaukee’s north side that rebuilt and remanufactured railroad passenger cars and transit equipment. After the sale of that company, he worked as a consultant to the transportation industry.
In 1990 Alderman Bauman returned to the practice of law in downtown Milwaukee specializing in commercial litigation, criminal defense, employment law and real estate. He has been an advocate for improved and expanded public transportation and improved land use planning in Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin. He served as chair of the Southeast Wisconsin New Transportation Alliance; served on the Technical Advisory Committee of the East-West Corridor Study and on the Advisory Committee of the Downtown Transit Connector Study; and served as a commissioner on the Milwaukee Transportation Commission.
Alderman Bauman is also a longtime historic preservation advocate. Since 1997, he has resided in an 1888 Victorian home in the Historic Concordia Neighborhood on Milwaukee’s west side and is a member of the board of directors of Historic Concordia Neighbors, Inc.
- May 27th, 2015 by Michael Horne
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Press Releases Referencing Robert Bauman
May 1st, 2015 by Robert Bauman
“A one-cent sales tax would help complete the funding puzzle without putting an undue burden on our local governments, while also providing revenue to support other important institutions.”
Apr 28th, 2015 by Robert Bauman
News release from Alderman Robert Bauman
Apr 17th, 2015 by Neighborhood House of Milwaukee
Wisconsin Landscapers to Donate Labor, Materials, to Neighborhood House Project
Apr 16th, 2015 by Robert Bauman
Statement of Alderman Robert Bauman
Apr 2nd, 2015 by Robert Bauman
“Given recent incidents that have demonstrated the potential for disastrous accidents along rail lines where crude oil is transported, this is an issue of great concern for our residents.”
Jan 28th, 2015 by Robert Bauman
Letter to ATU Local 998 was released to the media by Alderman Robert Bauman.