Jean-Édouard Berthoud (December 11, 1846 – June 21, 1916), commonly referred to as Jean Berthoud, was born in Neuchâtel and was married to Georgine Léonie Panier. He was the son of pastoral theology professor Alexis-Henri Berthoud and Louise-Marie Vaucher. He was the father of Henri Berthoud and grandfather of Denise and Raymonde Berthoud.
Berthoud studied law in Neuchâtel. In 1874, he opened a law office in Môtiers which he kept until 1880.
Political and judicial career
- 1874 : Conseiller général of Neuchâtel
- 1874-1877 : Congressman
- 1874-1880 : Sat at the court of appeals
- 1883-1889 : Member of the Council of States
- 1883-1896 : Assizes court of Neuchâtel and Neuchâtel court President
- 1889-1896 : Congressman
- 1896-1908 : Member of the Conseil d'Etat (Department of Justice) and member of the Council of States
- Paul Mellen Chamberlain Margaret Phelps Graham Chamberlain It's about time 1941 "Ferdinand Berthoud 1727–1807 This illustrious horologist was the son of the architect and justiciary, Jean Berthoud, of Plancemont near Couvet, about twelve miles southwest from Le Locle."
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