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Dudley, Paul (1675–1751), politician and judge in America, was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts, on 3 September 1675, the fourth of thirteen children of Massachusetts governor Joseph Dudley (1647–1720) and Rebecca Tyng (1651–1722). He graduated from Harvard College in 1690 after his father had been briefly imprisoned and ousted for his role in the dominion of ...

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Duff, Sir Lyman Poore (1865–1955), judge in Canada, was born on 7 January 1865 at Parker Street, Meaford, Grey county, Upper Canada (Ontario), the second son of the Revd Charles Duff (d. 1905) and his wife, Isabella Johnson (d. 1902). His father, the son of a stone carver from ...

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Morris, John William, Baron Morris of Borth-y-Gest (1896–1979), judge, was born at 189 Faulkner Street, Liverpool, on 11 September 1896, the only son and younger child of Daniel Morris (1852–1946), a bank manager in that city, and his wife, Ellen (d. 1946)...

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Sewall, Samuel (1652–1730), judge and diarist in America, was born on 28 March 1652 at Bishop Stoke, Hampshire, the second child of Henry Sewall (c.1615–1700) and Jane (1627–1701), daughter of Stephen and Alice (née Archer) Dummer. The Sewall and Dummer...

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Samuel Sewall (1652–1730) by John Smibert, 1729 Copyright 2004 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; bequest of William L. Barnard (by exchange), and Emily L. Ainsley Fund

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Trumbull, John (1750–1831), poet and judge in the United States of America, was born on 24 April 1750 in Westbury, Connecticut, the son of the Revd John Trumbull, a Congregational minister, and Sarah Whitman, the daughter of a military officer. Educated by his parents, young ...

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Weare, Meshech (1713–1786), revolutionary politician and judge in America, was born on 16 January 1713 in Hampton (after 1726 Hampton Falls), New Hampshire, America, the eleventh child and youngest son of Nathaniel Weare, judge and politician, and his wife, Mary Wait. Growing up in one of the leading families of ...

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