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Raymond Earl Baldwin

Raymond Earl Baldwin, American senator, governor, judge. Bar: Connecticut 1921. Chancellor P.E. Church, Diocese of Committee, lay delegate to Pan-Anglican Congress, 1954; trustee Wesleyan University, Connecticut College for Women, 1960-1986. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1917-1918. Member University Club (Bridgeport); Hartford Club; Cupheag (Stratford); Masons, Delta Tau Delta, Phi Delta Phi.

Background

  • Baldwin, Raymond Earl was born on August 31, 1893 in Rye, New York, United States. Son of Lucian Earl and Sarah Emily (Tyler) Baldwin.

  • Education

    • AB, Wesleyan University, 1916. Doctor of Laws, Wesleyan University, 1939. Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1921.

      Doctor of Laws, Trinity College, 1940. Doctor of Laws, Bloomfield College and Seminary, New Jersey, 1953. Doctor of Laws, Fairfield University, 1953.

      Doctor of Laws, University Hartford, 1957. HHD, Lincoln Memorial University.

    Career

    • Associate Philip Pond, lawyer, New Haven, 1922-1924, Pullman & Comley, New Haven, 1924-1928, member firm, 1928-1939, 1941-1943, 1947-1949. Prosecuting attorney, judge Town Court of Stratford, 1927-1933. Member House of Representatives Connecticut General Assembly, 1931, 1933.

      Governor of Connecticut, 1939-1941, 43-46. Member United States Senate, 1946-1949. Judge Supreme Court of Errors, Connecticut, 1949-1959.

      Chief justice, 1959-1963. Board directors Middlesex Mutual Assurance Company.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Connecticut 1921.

    Works

    • Author: Let's Go Into Politics.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Chancellor P.E. Church, Diocese of Committee, lay delegate to Pan-Anglican Congress, 1954. Trustee Wesleyan University, Connecticut College for Women, 1960-1986. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1917-1918.

    Member University Club (Bridgeport). Hartford Club; Cupheag (Stratford). Masons, Delta Tau Delta, Phi Delta Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Edith Lindholm, June 29, 1922. Children: Lucian Earl II, Raymond Earl, Tyler.
    • father: Lucian Earl Baldwin
    • mother: Sarah Emily (Tyler) Baldwin
    • spouse: Edith Lindholm
    • children: Lucian Earl II Baldwin
    • Raymond Earl Baldwin
    • Tyler Baldwin
    Raymond Earl Baldwin
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    Born August 31, 1893
    Died October 4, 1986
    (aged 93)
    • 1916
      Wesleyan University
    • 1939
      Wesleyan University
    • 1921
      Yale University
    • 1940
      Trinity College
    • 1953
      Bloomfield College and Seminary
    • 1953
      Fairfield University
    • 1957
      University Hartford
    • 1922 - 1924
      Associate, Philip Pond
      New Haven, Connecticut, United States
    • 1924 - 1928
      Associate, Philip Pond
      New Haven, Connecticut, United States
    • 1927 - 1933
      prosecuting attorney
    • 1931
      member, House of Representatives Connecticut General Assembly
    • 1933
      member, House of Representatives Connecticut General Assembly
    • 1939 - 1941
      governor of Connecticut
    • 1946 - 1949
      member, United States Senate
    • 1949 - 1959
      judge Supreme Court of Errors
      Connecticut, United States
    • 1959 - 1963
      chief justice
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