Memorials of Connecticut Judges and Attorneys
As Printed in the Connecticut Reports
Volume 204, page(s) 814


The Hon. John J. Sullivan, Jr., who served as a judge of the Circuit Court for eight years, died April 24, 1987, at the age of 86.

Judge Sullivan was born in New Haven on July 27, 1901. He graduated from the Georgetown University School of Law in 1924 and was admitted to the Connecticut bar in 1925. He served as prosecuting attorney in the West Haven town court from 1933 to 1937 and was a judge of the West Haven Municipal Court from 1949 to 1951 and from 1955 to 1960.

Judge Sullivan became a judge of the Circuit Court on January 1, 1961, and retired from that court in 1968. He became a state referee of the Circuit Court in 1971.