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Memorials of Connecticut Judges and Attorneys
As Printed in the Connecticut Reports
volume 220, page(s) 936


The Honorable Milton J. Herman, of Bridgeport, who served as a state trial judge for sixteen years before becoming a state referee in 1982, died on November 22, 1991.

Judge Herman was born in Hudson, New York, on July 29, 1912. He graduated from the University of Bridgeport in 1932 and the New York University Law School, where he received his L.L.B. degree in 1937. He was admitted to the Connecticut Bar the following year. A former prosecutor in the City Court of Bridgeport, Judge Herman was elected to the state House of Representatives from 1941 to 1943 and from 1945 to 1947. He also served in the state Senate during the 1949 and 1951 sessions.

Judge Herman became a judge of the Circuit Court in 1966. He was elevated to the Court of Common Pleas in 1975 and to the Superior Court in 1978. He became a state referee on July 29, 1982.