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John Hamilton King, American judge. Fellow American Bar Foundation; member Windham County Law library association, American Judicature Society, Connecticut Windham County bar associations, S.A.R., American Legion, Alpha Chi Rho.

Background

King, John Hamilton was born on April 21, 1900 in Willimantic, Connecticut, United States. Son of William Albert and Jennie Stella (Cady) King.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1923, Bachelor of Laws, 1925.

Career

Admitted to Connecticut bar, 1925. General practice law, Willimantic, 1925-1940. Law clerk commission on judiciary Connecticut General Assembly, 1927-1937.

Secretary law clerk Commission to Revise General Statutes of Connecticut, 1927-1930. Member examining board Connecticut State Bar, 1928-1942. Assistant attorney general Connecticut, 1929-1931.

Member Judicial Council of Connecticut 1931-1947 county health officer, Windham County, 1934-1939. Member Special Commission to Study Pauper Laws of Connecticut, 1935-1937. Judge Superior Court, 1940-1957.

Justice Connecticut Supreme Court, 1957-1963, chief justice, 1963-1970. Retired; state referee, 1970-1977.

Membership

Fellow American Bar Foundation. Member Windham County Law library association, American Judicature Society, Connecticut Windham County bar associations, S.A.R., American Legion, Alpha Chi Rho. Clubs: Graduate, Mary’s (New Haven).

Connections

father:
William Albert King

mother:
Jennie Stella (Cady) King