Judd, William, 1743 - 1804

Major William Judd was the son of William Judd and Ruth Lee of Farmington, Connecticut.  A graduate of Yale College (1763), he was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in 1765, the same year he married Elizabeth Mix. Judd became a prominent man in Farmington's town and colonial affairs.  He was commissioned major of the 24th Regiment of militia in 1775 and served as the chairman of the Committee of Inspection and a justice of the peace. From 1786 to 1794, he represented Farmington in the Connecticut General Assembly.
Thomas Judd and His Descendants, 19.  Hurlburt, Farmington Town Clerks and Their Times, 90-1.  Roll of State Officers and Members of General Assembly.  Encyclopedia of Connecticut Biography, Genealogical-Memorial (Boston, MA: The American Historial Society, 1917), 197.
July 20, 1743
November 13, 1804