JOHN H. PERRY RETIRES. Well-Known Bridgeport Lawyer Closes Professional Career. Bridgeport, Jan. 23.---Hon. John H. Perry, who has practiced law in this city and Norwalk a great many years, has retired from practice.
He was born in Southport, July 26, 1848, and graduated at Yale in 1870. He received his professional education at Columbia College Law School and was admitted to the bar in this city in 1872. From April, 1883 to April, 1893, he was judge of the court of common pleas of Fairfield County.
Beginning with 1873 Mr. Perry was connected with Judge Woodward of Norwalk, and was a member of the firm of Woodward & Perry. The firm afterwards became Perry & Perry, the junior member being Winthrop H. Perry, who is now practicing law in Norwalk and is recognized as corporation law authority. After Judge Perry left the common pleas bench, he became connected with Winthrop H. Perry and George E. Hill, the firm name being, Perry, Perry & Hill. He has remained with this firm up to the time of his retirement. [The Hartford Courant, Hartford, Connecticut, January 24, 1901, p.2]
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