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Edmonds, John worth, 1799-1874 Lawyer; born in Hudson, N. Y., March 13, 1799; graduated at Union College in 1816; admitted to the bar in 1819; elected to the New York Assembly in 1831, and the New York Senate in 1832; became a circuit judge in 1845, and was appointed to the Court of Appeals in 1852. He was the author of Spiritualism; Letters and tracts on spiritualism, besides a number of law books. He died in New York City, April 5, 1874.