Wheaton F. Dowd, born in New Hartford, August 21, 1867. Graduated at Yale Law School in 1894 and was admitted to this Bar the same year, and was appointed Assistant Clerk of the Superior Court. In 1901, after the decease of William F. Hurlburt, he was appointed Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas for Litchfield County which office he has since held. He resides in Winsted.

Kilbourn, Dwight C. “The Bench and Bar of Litchfield County, Connecticut 1709-1909” (Litchfield, Conn.: Dwight C. Kilbourn, 1909) pp. 240 & 240 b