History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Judson, Andrew Thompson
Born November 29, 1784, in Eastford, CT
Died March 17, 1853, in Canterbury, CT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Nominated by Andrew Jackson on June 28, 1836, to a seat vacated by William Bristol. Confirmed by the Senate on July 4, 1836, and received commission on July 4, 1836. Service terminated on March 17, 1853, due to death.

Read law, 1806

Professional Career:
Private practice, Montpelier, Vermont, 1806-1809
Private practice, Canterbury, Connecticut, 1809-1815, 1817-1819, 1834
State representative, Connecticut, 1816, 1822-1825
State's attorney, Windham County, Connecticut, 1819-1833
State senator, Connecticut, 1830-1832
U.S. representative from Connecticut, 1835-1836
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