Location: Santa Barbara County, California
Named after USFS Ranger Judell M. Samon, a fondly remembered man who held a number of positions including Assistant Supervisor in the Los Padres National Forest (1929-33).
Judell Canyon and Judell Trail, are also named for Samon.
Name first appears on AMS Big Pine Mountain topo (1943).
Peak was on the original 1946 HPS Peak List.