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.
Articles Referencing Robert Bauman
Dec 16th, 2014 by Jeramey Jannene
Minority of aldermen were able to use city charter provision to delay project for one month, but a majority seems poised to approve it.
Dec 10th, 2014 by Jeramey Jannene
Public Works Committee votes to send streetcar proposal to full council, setting up a showdown Dec. 16th.
Dec 9th, 2014 by Jeramey Jannene
Mayor offers historic address to council committee on streetcar and it gains their approval. Only one person speaks in opposition.
Dec 4th, 2014 by Bruce Murphy
Once a hard core conservative, he’s now a Bay View liberal. Except when opposing things like the streetcar.
Nov 29th, 2014 by Michael Horne
But most of Third Ward architectural review board meeting debates handicapped access ramp for Martin Building.
Nov 28th, 2014 by Michael Horne
Ald. Bob Bauman says mayor’s sales pitch lacks vision.
Press Releases Referencing Robert Bauman
Dec 16th, 2014 by Ashanti Hamilton
News release and maps document from Alderman Ashanti Hamilton
Dec 12th, 2014 by Robert Bauman
News release from Alderman Robert Bauman
Community and Elected Leaders Oppose WISDOT’s ‘Billion Dollar Boondoggle’ At Hearing on I-94 East-West CorridorDec 4th, 2014 by WISPIRG Foundation
WISDOT’s Preferred Options Are Poorly Outlined, Costly, Wasteful, and Require Higher Taxes, Fees
Nov 19th, 2014 by Michael Murphy
News release from Alds. Michael J. Murphy and Robert Bauman
Nov 6th, 2014 by Milwaukee Common Council
Additional Police Officers Will Be One Part of Comprehensive Strategy Throughout All City Departments
Oct 31st, 2014 by Joe Davis, Sr.
Statement of Alderman Joe Davis, Sr. October 31, 2014