JUDD, Walter Henry, a Representative from Minnesota; born in Rising City, Butler County,
Nebr., on September 25, 1898; attended the public schools; was graduated from
the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 1920 and from the medical department
of the same university in 1923; enlisted in the United States Army in 1918 as a
private and was discharged as a second lieutenant, Field Artillery, in 1919;
second lieutenant, Field Artillery, Officers Reserve Corps, 1919-1924;
instructor of zoology, University of Omaha, 1920-1924; traveling secretary,
Student Volunteer Movement in Colleges and Universities in 1924 and 1925;
fellowship in surgery, Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minn., 1932-1934; medical
missionary and hospital superintendent in China, under auspices of American
Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, 1925-1931 and 1934-1938; engaged
in private medical practice in Minneapolis, Minn., in 1941 and 1942; elected as
a Republican to the Seventy-eighth and to the nine succeeding Congresses
(January 3, 1943-January 3, 1963); unsuccessful candidate in 1962 for election
to the Eighty-eighth Congress; contributing editor, Readers Digest, 1963-1976;
daily radio commentator and lecturer on international relations and government,
1964-1969; was a resident of Mitchellville, Md., until his death there on
February 13, 1994; interment in Blue Valley Cemetery, Surprise, Nebr.
Bibliography Edwards, Lee.
Missionary for Freedom: The Life and Times of Walter Judd. New
York: Paragon House, 1990; Judd, Walter H.
Walter H. Judd: Chronicles of a Statesman. Edited and with a
Preface by Edward J. Rozek. Denver: Grier & Company, 1980.