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Frederick Newton Judson, American lawyer. member of commission for investigation of power of Congress in regulation of security issues of railroads, 1910; member board arbitration to settle differences between railroads and locomotive engrs. of East, 1912. Storrs lecturer, Yale Law School, 1913. President Missouri Bar Association, 1908-1909.; Member Freeholders’ Charter communications of St. Louis, 1913, Missouri Code Commission, 1914.

Background

Judson, Frederick Newton was born on October 7, 1845 in St. Mary’s, Georgia, United States. Son of Doctor Frederick Joseph and Catherine (Chappelle) Judson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1866 (valedictorian, Woolsey and Bristed scholar), A.M., 1869. Bachelor of Laws, St. Louis Law School, 1871. Doctor of Laws, University Missouri, 1906, Yale, 1907.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1871. Private secretary Governor B. Gratz Brown, 1871-1873. President of the board education, St. Louis, 1880-1882, 1887-1889.

Special counsel of the United States in matter of A.T.&San Francisco R.R. and Colorado Fuel & Iron Company rebates, 1905. Also in injunction by United States against increased rates by Western railroads, 1910. Chairman State Taxation communications of Missouri, 1906.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Law and Practice of Taxation in Missouri, 1900. The Taxing Power, State and Federal, in the United States, 1902, 2d edition. 1917

    • The Law of Interstate Commerce, 1905, 3d edit.

Membership

Member of commission for investigation of power of Congress in regulation of security issues of railroads, 1910. Member board arbitration to settle differences between railroads and locomotive engrs. of East, 1912. Storrs lecturer, Yale Law School, 1913.

President Missouri Bar Association, 1908-1909. Member Freeholders’ Charter communications of St. Louis, 1913, Missouri Code Commission, 1914.

Connections

Married Jennie W. Eakin, February 8, 1872 (died 1914).

father:
Doctor Frederick Joseph Judson

mother:
Catherine (Chappelle) Judson

spouse:
Jennie W. Eakin