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A Sedgwick Genealogy: Descendants of Deacon Benjamin Sedgwick
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of Luman Hoyt Holmes and Anne (Hoover) Holmes of Winsted. They were divorced in 1937 and he married, 2d, Elizabeth B. Crowder of Clarksville, Va. He was a reporter on the Hartford Courant several years, was in the Connecticut office of War Information, was in charge of the Yale University News Bureau and became publicity director of the radio station WEAF in New York City in 1944 and Audience Promotion Director of the NBC chain in 1945.

Theodore Vaill, 3d child of Dudley L. Vaill (B13,963) and Leila S. (Holmes) Vaill, was born September 19, 1905, at Winsted, Conn., and attended Exeter Academy, the Stearns School, Amherst College and George Washington University. He married, 1st, March 15, 1927, at Albany, N.Y., Alice Griffin of Winsted. There were divorced in 1937. He married, 2d, October 27, 1939, Evelyn Weatherhead of Nelson, B.C., Canada. He is general manager and treasurer of the Winsted Evening Citizen and Winsted Herald. They reside at 58 Coe Street, Winsted. Children by first wife:

1. Theodore, Jr., b. March 11, 1928, at Washington, D.C. (B13,963,31)

By second wife:

2. Judith Belle, b. October 1, 1940, at Winsted, Conn. (B13,963,32)

3. Stephen Glenn, b. March 1, 1943, at Winsted, Conn. (B13,963,33)

Dudley Landon Vaill, Jr., 4th child of Dudley L. Vaill (B13,963) and Leila S. (Holmes) Vaill, was born January 22, 1907, at Winsted, Conn., graduated at Andover Academy and at Yale, Ph. B., 1931. He joined the Army May 9, 1941, at Albany, N.Y., trained at Camp Blanding, Fla., as metal worker; attended Officer Candidate School, Camp Lee, Va.; commissioned 2d Lieutenant, Q.M.C.AUS; served as senior instructor; promoted to First Lieutenant; and Captain in 1943; served in England in quartermaster base department; Assistant Staff Officer; in office of the Chief Quartermaster, Paris; on staff of quartermaster, Bremen Port Command; on quartermaster base depot at Bremen, Germany; and Vegesack, Germany, as Sales Officer; promoted to Major December, 1945; returned to United States in April 1, 1946; discharged

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