STURGES Family Outline Descent Tree(s) (ODT)
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|STURGES, John [1911-1992] – American film director, producer, Academy Award STUR428 7C3|
[1740-1819] – American jurist, legislator
He was born in Fairfield, Conn., Aug. 23, 1740. He was graduated from Yale college, A.B., 1759; was admitted to the bar, and practised law in Fairfield. He was a delegate to the Continental congress, 1774-87; a representative in the 1st and 2d U.S. congresses, 1789-93; judge of the state supreme court, 1793-1805, and served as a presidential elector in 1797 and in 1805. He received the honorary degrees of A.M. and LL.D. from Yale college in 1769 and in 1806, respectively. He died in Fairfield, Conn., Oct. 4, 1819. BDNA
STURGES, Lewis Burr
[1763-1844] – American legislator
He was born at Fairfield, Conn., March 15, 1763; son of ¤Jonathan Sturges and Deborah Lewis; grandson of Samuel and Ann (Burr) Sturges and of Lothrop and Sarah (Sturges) Lewis. He was graduated from Yale, A.B., 1782, A.M., 1785. He was a Federalist representative from Connecticut in the 9th-14th congresses, 1805-17. He subsequently removed to Norwalk, Ohio, where he died, March 30, 1844. BDNA
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