Member Biography

John Carter Judson 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1911-1912       46 Democrat
1913-1914       46 Democrat

COUNTIES: Washington, Greene  


05/22/1851 - 07/04/1931

James Carter Judson (D46) Greene and Washington Counties 1911-1914

Early Life: 

James Carter Judson born May 22, 1851, Washington, Washington County, Pennsylvania; son of James Lawrence and Julia M. Jackson Judson; Washington High School; prothonotary clerk, Washington County; read law with his father, admitted, Washington County Bar, 1877; attorney; engaged, feed and grain business; returned to the practice of law; burgess of Washington, Pennsylvania; moved to East Washington, Pennsylvania; member of council, school board, board of health, East Washington, Pennsylvania; married, Margaretta Petticord Judson, 1885, children, John Carter Judson, Frank H. Judson; chairman, Washington County Democratic Committee, 1905-1906; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1911-1914; died, July 4, 1931 (aged 80), Washington, Washington County, Pennsylvania; interment, Washington Cemetery, Washington, Washington County, Pennsylvania. 

Pennsylvania Politics:

Member of council, school board, board of health, East Washington, Pennsylvania.

Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 46th district, Greene and Washington Counties, 1911-1914; committee assignments, Exposition Affairs (Chairman), Judiciary General Law and Order.


Cox, Harold. "Senate Members "J""Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.

The Pennsylvania Manual, (1914). Miller, H.P., (Compiler). Baker, W.H., (Assistant Compiler). Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 1091, 1097-1100, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 1071.

The Daily Republican (Monongahela, Pennsylvania) · Monday, July 06, 1931 · Page 8.

James Carter Judson (1851-1931) - Find a Grave Memorial