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John Waltus Judd, American lawyer. Member Tennessee State Bar Association (president, 1886-1887), Alabama State Bar Association (honorary), Phi Delta Phi.; Mason ( Knights Templar, Shriner).


Judd, John Waltus was born on September 6, 1839 in Sumner Company, Tennessee, United States. Son of Review John Waltus and Lydia (Stark) Judd.


Public schools and academics. Read law in office of Judge Joseph C. Stark, Springfield, Tennessee.


2d, Eliza H. Bayless, of Springfield, January, 1881. Enlisted, 1861, in Company C, 49th Tennessee Infantry, and taken prisoner with regiment at fall of Fort Donelson, February 16, 1862. Exchanged September, 1862, and volunteered for 3 years or during the war.

Transferred to 9th Tennessee Cavalry, spring of 1863, and was with Morgan on his raid into Ohio. Was in battles of Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge, and Wytheville, Virginia. Severely wounded at Mount Sterling, Kentucky, June 9, 1864.

Again captured and confined at Camp Chase, O., until near close of war. Practiced with Judge Joseph C. Stark until 1878 and with Honorary Lewis T. Cobbs, 1886-1888. Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Utah, by appointment of President Cleveland, 1888-1889, resigned.

Formed law partnership with Judge Jabez B. Sutherland, 1889. United States district attorney District of Utah, 1893-1898. Located at Nashville, Tennessee, 1898.

Appointed assistant counsel L.& N.R.R. for Tennessee, 1899. Retired from active practice January, 1907. Professor of law, Vanderbilt University Law School In Porto Rico 8 months, 1910-1911, straightening out public franchises public utilities at request of Secretary of War.


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Member Tennessee State Bar Association (president, 1886-1887), Alabama State Bar Association (honorary), Phi Delta Phi. Mason ( Knights Templar, Shriner).


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