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ADAMS, Andrew, jurist, born in Stratford, Connecticut, in January, 1736; died in Litchfield, 26 November, 1797. He was graduated at Yale College in 1760, admitted to the bar in Fairfield County, and practiced law for a time in Stamford, but in 1764 removed to Litchfield. He was a member of the legislature in 1776-'81, a delegate to congress in 1777-'80, and again in 1781-'82, as well as a member of the council in 1771. In 1789 he received the appointment of judge of the Supreme Court, of which he was made chief justice in 1793. He was an adroit and able lawyer and a learned judge.
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