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Albert Francis Judd

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Monarch  Lunalilo Kalakaua
President  Sanford B. Dole
Education  Punahou School
Monarch  Kalakaua Liliuokalani
Parents  Gerrit P. Judd

Succeeded by  Alfred S. Hartwell
Name  Albert Judd
Governor  Sanford B. Dole
Children  Lawrence M. Judd
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Died  May 20, 1900, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Grandparents  Elnathan Judd, Betsey Hastings

Preceded by  Stephen Henry Phillips

Albert Francis Judd (January 7, 1838 – May 20, 1900) was a judge of the Kingdom of Hawaii who served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court through its transition into part of the United States.

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Life

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Judd was born January 7, 1838 at what was known as the "Old Mission Home" in Honolulu. His father was the physician and statesman Gerrit P. Judd (1803–1873) and mother was Laura Fish (1804–1872).

On his father's side, he was a descendant of Thomas Hastings who came from the East Anglia region of England to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1634. Judd attended Punahou School (founded by his father), and two years of study under William DeWitt Alexander 1858–1860. After graduating from Yale in 1862, he received a law degree from Harvard Law School in 1864.

On April 4, 1872 in Geneva, New York he married Agnes Hall Boyd (1844–1934) and they had nine children:

  1. Agnes Elizabeth Judd, (November 18, 1873 – November 23, 1953)
  2. Albert Francis Judd Jr. (December 20, 1874 – December 18, 1939) married Madeline Perry Hartwell, daughter of judge Alfred S. Hartwell in 1899 and had four children.
  3. James Robert Judd (May 20, 1876 – June 2, 1947) married Alice Louise Marshall in 1908.
  4. Allan Wilkes Judd (February 27, 1879 – ?) married Elizabeth Anna McCarthy in 1907.
  5. Henry Pratt Judd (March 15, 1880 – October 13, 1955) married Martha Stevens Case in 1909.
  6. Charles Sheldon Judd (July 11, 1881 – June 29, 1939) married Louise Luqiens in 1910.
  7. Sophie Boyd Judd (May 17, 1883 – January 28, 1966) married George Paul Cooke (1881–1960), was mother of Francis Judd Cooke. Their great-grandson was Steve Cooke. George Paul was son of businessman Charles Montague Cooke, grandson of Amos Starr Cooke.
  8. Gerrit Parmele Judd, III., (February 15, 1885 – February 17, 1963) married Marguerite Foulke in 1910.
  9. Lawrence McCully Judd (March 20, 1887 – October 4, 1968) and became Governor of the Territory of Hawaii in 1929–1934.

He died May 20, 1900 in Honolulu after an illness of several months.

Career

He served in the army of the Kingdom from 1866 to 1871 rising to the rank of Captain. From 1868 through 1873 he served in the House of Representatives and from 1868 in the House of Nobles of the Legislature of the Hawaiian Kingdom. In 1873 he helped elect King Lunalilo, and served as attorney general from January 13, 1873 until February 17, 1874. He then helped elect King Kalākaua after Lunalilo's short reign. He was appointed as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court in 1874, and promoted to Chief Justice November 5, 1881. He served as Chief justice for 19 years until his death. Walter F. Frear then became Chief Justice. In 1881 he served on a commission to revise laws of the Kingdom. He was a stabilizing influence throughout the turbulent overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii in 1893, Provisional Government of Hawaii, Republic of Hawaii, and finally formation of the Territory of Hawaii in 1898.

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