Sylvester Judd

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Birthday
23, 1813
Birthplace
Westhampton, MA
Death Date
Jan 26, 1853 (39)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
23, 1813
Birthplace
Westhampton, MA
Death Date
Jan 26, 1853 (39)

About

A nineteenth-century American fiction writer, he is best known for novels such as Margaret; Richard Edney and the Governor's Family; and The White Hills. Also a Unitarian minister, he published many of his sermons.

Before Fame

After graduating from Hopkins Academy (Hadley, Massachusetts) and Yale College, he entered Harvard Divinity School.

Trivia

He served as the pastor of a church in Augusta, Maine.

Family Life

He grew up in Westhampton, Massachusetts. He married Jane Elizabeth Williams in 1841.

Associated With

He traveled to Concord, Massachusetts to meet Ralph Waldo Emerson after reading Emerson's "Epic Poetry" essay.