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Orrin Grimmell Judd, American judge. Recipient Alumni award Colgate University, 1962; Churchman award United Church of Christ, 1969.

Background

Judd, Orrin Grimmell was born on September 6, 1906 in Brooklyn. Son of Orrin Reynolds and Bertha Rebecca (Grimmell) Judd.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Colgate University, 1926, Doctor of Laws, 1964. Student Sorbonne, Paris, France, 1926-1927. Bachelor of Laws summa cum laude, Harvard, 1930.

Career

To Circuit Judge Learned Hand, 1930. Engaged in practice of law with firm Davies, Auerbach, Cornell & Hardy, New York City, 1931-1943, member firm, 1934-1943. Solicitor general New York State, 1943-1946.

Member firm Goldstein, Judd & Gurfein, 1946-1964, 65-68. Judge Surrogate Court of Kings County, New York, 1964. United States district judge Eastern District New York, 1968-1976.

Special counsel to Governor Dewey matters relating to United Nations, 1946. Hearing officer conscientious objector cases, 1953-1958. President Brooklyn Citizens League, 1937-1940.

Member Executive Committee Citizens Union, New York City, 1937-1943. President Association for Chinese Blind, Inc., 1940-1948. Member of the board of higher education City of New York, 1942-1943.

Board of directors American Baptist Foreign Mission Society. Vice president Protestant Council, New York City. Trustee Colgate University.

Chairman, Board Of Directors Brotherhood-in-Action, 1971-1975.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: A Century of Change, 1939. Contributor articles to legal periodicals.

Membership

Member firm Goldstein, Judd & Gurfein, 1946-1964, 65-68. Member Executive Committee Citizens Union, New York City, 1937-1943. Member of the board of higher education City of New York, 1942-1943.

Board of directors American Baptist Foreign Mission Society. Member of New York State Bar Association, American Society International Law, Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Rho (nat. treasurer 1936-1945). Clubs: Down Town, Century, Quill (New York).

Connections

Married Persis Mae Dolloff, April. Children: Persis Ruth, Orrin D., Betsy Ann, John M. Law clerk.

father:
Orrin Reynolds Judd

mother:
Bertha Rebecca (Grimmell) Judd

spouse:
Persis Mae Dolloff

children:
Persis Ruth Judd

Orrin D. Judd

Betsy Ann Judd

John M. Law clk Judd