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Lucien Francis Burpee, American judge.


Burpee, Lucien Francis was born on October 12, 1855 in Rockville, Connecticut, United States. Son of Colonel Thomas F. and Adeline M. (Harwood) Burpee.


Brother of Charles Winslow B. Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1879. Bachelor of Laws, Hamilton, 1880.

Admitted to bar, 1881.


Prospective attorney 1883-1890, Corporate Counsel, 1890-1896, Waterbury, Connecticut. Judge Waterbury City Court, 1897-1909. Judge Superior Court of Connecticut, 1909-1917.

Justice Supreme Court of Errors of Connecticut, since 1921. Colonel 2d Regiment Connecticut National Guard, 1895-1899. Lieutenant colonel United States Vols., 1898.

On staff General N. A. Miles and General J. H. Wilson in P.R. in Spanish War. Honorable mention for distinguished services. Resigned and honorary discharge, 1899.

Was made president Military Emergency Board of Connecticut, March 9, 1917. Commissioned major general commanding Connecticut state troops, November 14, 1917. Chairman of Commission on state protection Connecticut Council of Defense, 1917.

Delegate National Council of Defense, 1917. Home: West Hartford, Conn.


Married Lida Wood, September 26, 1882 (died 1889). Married second, Ina A. Fitch, April.

Colonel Thomas F. Burpee

Adeline M. (Harwood) Burpee

Lida Wood

Ina A. Fitch