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Kimberly Layne Barnes-O'Connor

Kimberly Layne Barnes-O'Connor, American legislative staff member.


  • Barnes-O'Connor, Kimberly Layne was born on November 10, 1951 in Cincinnati. Daughter of Donald Richard and Dorthea Glenn (Corbin) Barnes.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Kentucky, 1973. Master of Arts, DePaul University, 1981.


    • Social worker Kentucky Department Child Welfare, 1972-1976. Social services program planner Illinois Status Offender Services Department Children and Family Services, Chicago, 1976-1978. Project director League of Women Voters, 1979.

      Advocacy director Youth Network Council of Chicago, Inc., 1979-1980. Researcher SRA Corporation, Arlington, Virginia, 1982-1983. Project coordinator Madison County Juvenile Court, Jackson, Tennessee, 1983.

      Assistant director classification youth services Tennessee Department Correction, Nashville, 1984-1986. Volunteer program manager Commission on Victim Services, Hartford, Connecticut, 1986-1988. Assistant director child welfare reform initiative Department Children and Youth Services, 1988-1991.

      Legislative assistant Sen. Nancy Landon Kassebaum, Washington, 1991-1992. Childrens policy coordinator Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources Republican Staff, since 1992.

      Consultant in child/youth services, 1976-1991.


    Denomination: Judaism



    Cooking, reading, music.


    • Married Roderick Howard O'Connor, November 16, 1980. 1 child: Taylor Victoria.
    • father: Donald Richard Barnes
    • mother: Dorthea Glenn (Corbin) Barnes
    • spouse: Roderick Howard O'Connor
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    Born November 10, 1951
    (age 66)