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date: 19 August 2019

Tudor, Williamlocked

(28 March 1750–08 July 1819)
  • L. Kinvin Wroth

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Tudor, William (28 March 1750–08 July 1819), lawyer and first judge advocate of the Continental army, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Deacon John Tudor, a prominent Boston merchant, and Jane Varney. William received his A.B. from Harvard in 1769 after a brief period of suspension resulting from his role as a leader in a student revolt against the faculty. He received his M.A. from Harvard in 1772. Meanwhile, Tudor had begun the study of law with ...

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