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Searls Dearington, American judge. Bar: Connecticut 1932, United States Court Appeals 1954.


Dearington, Searls was born on April 4, 1903 in Malden, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Frank H. and Gertrude (Fell) Dearington.


Bs, University New Hampshire, 2028. Bachelor of Laws, Boston University, 1931.


General practice law, Danielson, Connecticut. Prosecuting attorney Town of Killingly, 1933—1941. Deputy coroner Windham County, 1936—1941.

Public defender, 1941—1951. Clerk Connecticut House of Representatives, 1943—1949. Engrossing clerk General Assembly, 1949—1950, law clerk Judicial Committee, 1951—1952.

States attorney Windham County, 1951—1961. Judge appellate division Court Common Pleas, 1961. Retired

Director Williamsville Water Company, Crystal Water Utilities Corporation, Crystal Water Company, Thompson Water Company, Plainfield Water Company.


  • Bar: Connecticut 1932, United States Court Appeals 1954.


Vice president Eastern Connecticut Council Boy Scouts America, 1934—1936. Chairman Danielson chapter American Red Cross, 1935—1945. President Windham County Young Republican Club, 1935—1937.

Member North-East Executive Committee Young Representatives, 1935—1937, chairman State Convention Young Representatives, 1936. Legislation chairman Connecticut Hi-Y Youth and Governor Program, 1945—1953. Technical adviser Connecticut Intercollegiate Student Legislature, 1948—1953.

Chairman Killingly-Brooklyn Scholarship Fund, 1954—1972. President University New Hampshire Class of 1928, from 1962. Member Republican State Central Committee, 1945—1951.

Member of American Judicature Society, Windham County Bar Association (president 1955-1957), Connecticut Bar Association, American Bar Association, Connecticut Daughters Union Veterans Civil War (past judge advisory), Shrine Club, Appalachian Mountain Club (life), Mason, Delta Theta Phi, Sphinx, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.


Married Margaret Cushman Woodman, November 3, 1935. Children: Searls, Michael.

Frank H. Dearington

Gertrude (Fell) Dearington

Margaret Cushman Woodman

Michael Dearington

Searls Dearington