Preserving the Past, Informing the Future
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a native of this town [New-Milford], commenced his legal studies with Seth P. Beers, Esq. of Litchfield, and completed them with Asa Chapman, Esq., then in the practice of law at Newtown; was admitted to the Bar, in November 1820, in Fairfield county; about one year after which he commenced practice in Litchfield, where he continued until Jan. 1831. He then removed to Norwalk, and practiced there until the fall of 1833, when, on account of severe domestic afflictions, he left the place, and returned to New-Milford, and resumed the practice of his profession here. He was appointed State's Attorney for the county of Litchfield, in 1839, which office he still holds.
JUDGES OF THE SUPREME COURT OF ERRORS, DURING THE TIME OF THE WITHIN DECISIONS.
HON. JOEL HINMAN, CHIEF JUSTICE.
HON. DAVID CURTIS SANFORD.*
HON. HENRY DUTTON.
HON. THOMAS BELDEN BUTLER.
HON. CHARLES JOHNSON McCURDY.
HON. JOHN DUANE PARK._
* Died May 10th, 1864.
_ Elected by the General Assembly at its May session 1864, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Judge Sanford.