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 Cyrus Field Judson, Sr

Cyrus Field Judson, Sr

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 23 Jun 1941 (aged 74)
Dobbs Ferry, Westchester County, New York, USA
Burial Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot David Dudley Field Sr. plot, Section 1, Plot 97
Memorial ID 38002205 · View Source
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He graduated from Yale University in Connecticut in 1888. He married Alice Condit-Smith on 8 June 1893. He had military service during World War I and went from the rank of Captain to Colonel. He was an engineer and was the assistant president of the Petroleum Heat and Power Company.

OBITUARY:
Final Rites Held In Irvington For Cyrus Field Judson
Father of Hastings Resident Died in Dobbs Ferry
Last rites were performed yesterday for Colonel Cyrus Field Judson, father of Cyrus Field Judson, Jr., of Euclid Ave., who died Monday at his apartment in Sussex Hall, Dobbs Ferry, after a long illness. Funeral services for this grandson of Cyrus W. Field, the engineer who laid the first trans-Atlantic cable, were held at 10:30 A.M., in St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, Irvington. Burial took place in the family plot at Stockbridge, Mass. Veteran of the first World War, Colonel Judson was a native of Philadelphia. After attending private schools in the city of his birth, he entered Sheffield Scientific School of Yale University and was graduated in 1888. After engaging for a time in the real estate business in New York, he turned to mechanical engineering. At his death, which occurred in his 74th year, Colonel Judson was a salesman for the Petroleum Heat and Power Company of New York, the concern which once he had served as assistant to the president. He was commissioned a captain in the Ordnance Section of the Officers' Reserve Corps during World War I, and was ordered to active duty on September 27, 1917. After assisting in the organization of ordnance units in the United States, he served in France from November 9th to December 26th, 1918. Following the war he won promotion to lieutenant colonel and then to colonel. He was placed on the inactive list in 1931. For many years he lived in Ardsley-on-Hudson in the old Judson homestead. He moved to Dobbs Ferry in 1938. Surviving besides his son are two daughters, Mrs. Russell K. Jones of Dobbs Ferry and Mrs. Frank R. McCoy of Lewiston, Pa. He is survived also by a brother, William F. Judson, of Dobbs Ferry.


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Cyrus Field
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New York
Major Ord Dept
June 23, 1941


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  • Created by: Diane Gravlee
  • Added: 6 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 38002205
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cyrus Field Judson, Sr (19 Feb 1867–23 Jun 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38002205, citing Stockbridge Cemetery, Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Diane Gravlee (contributor 47083760) .