Judd, Bethel, Dd
Judd, Bethel, D.D.
a Protestant Episcopal minister, was born at Watertown, Connecticut, in the spring of 1776. He graduated from Yale College in 1797, and immediately entered upon his preparation for the ministry; was ordained deacon in 1798, and his ministerial life covered sixty years of activity. At different periods he was engaged in the dioceses of Connecticut, New York, Western New York, Maryland, North Carolina, and Florida, and was one of the early presidents of St. John's College, Annapolis, as well as rector of the Church in that city. Among the missionary stations 'was that of St. Augustine, Fla. During fifteen years he was rector of St. James's Church, New London, Connecticut, a charge which he resigned on being appointed president of the Episcopal Academy, Cheshire. He died at Wilmington, Delaware, April 8, 1858. He was a ripe scholar, and an earnest and effective preacher. See Amer. Quar. Church Rev. 1858, page 342.