Photo
Name
John T. Wait, US Congress (1811 - 1899)

John Turner Wait (August 27, 1811 – April 21, 1899) was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut. Born in New London, Connecticut, Wait moved with his mother to Norwich, Connecticut. He attend...

Follow
Nathaniel Shipman, US Congress (1828 - 1906)

S Congressman and Judge. Served as a Member of the Connecticut State House of Representatives in 1857, Judge of the United States District Court for Connecticut in 1873, and Judge of the United State...

Follow
Maj. Henry C. Deming, US Congress (1815 - 1872)

Civil War Union Army Officer, US Congressman. Served as Mayor of Hartford from 1854 to 1858. After the outbreak of the Civil War, on October 15, 1861, he was appointed Colonel and commander of the ...

Follow
Origen S. Seymour, US Congress (1804 - 1881)

US Congressman. Seymour was a member of the Connecticut state house for several sessions. During his 1850 term, he was the Speaker of the State House. He served as a U.S. Representative from Connecti...

Follow
Charles Clarke Chapman (1799 - 1869)

) Charles Chapman (June 21, 1799 – August 7, 1869) was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut. Born in Newtown, Connecticut, USA, Chapman pursued academic studies. He studied law at the Litc...

Follow
Augustine Lonergan, U.S. Senator (1874 - 1947)

LONERGAN, Augustine, a Representative and a Senator from Connecticut; born in Thompson, Windham County, Conn., May 20, 1874; attended the public schools of Rockville and Bridgeport; graduated from th...

Follow
Hon. Theodore Dwight, M.C. (1764 - 1846)

) Theodore Dwight (1762-1846) was a lawyer and newspaper man in Hartford, CT. He represented his district in the US Congress (1809-15), then moved to New York, where he founded "The New York Daily Ad...

Follow
Chauncey Goodrich, U.S. Senator (1759 - 1815)

Chauncey Goodrich (October 20, 1759 – August 18, 1815) was an American lawyer and politician from Connecticut who represented that state in the United States Congress as both a senator and a r...

Follow
Elizur Goodrich, US Congress (1761 - 1849)

Elizur Goodrich (March 24, 1761 – November 1, 1849) was an eighteenth-century American lawyer and politician from Connecticut. He served as a United States Representative from Connecticut and ...

Follow
Jonathan Brace, US Congress (1754 - 1837)

Jonathan Brace (November 12, 1754 – August 26, 1837) was an eighteenth-century American lawyer, politician and judge. He served as a United States Representative from Connecticut. Brace was ...

Follow
Lewis Sperry (1848 - 1922)

Lewis Sperry (January 23, 1848 - June 22, 1922) was a United States Representative from Connecticut. He was born at East Windsor Hill, South Windsor, Connecticut. He attended the district school and ...

Follow
Colin M. Ingersoll (1819 - 1903)

Colin Macrae Ingersoll (March 11, 1819 - September 13, 1903) was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut, son of Ralph Isaacs Ingersoll. Born in New Haven, Connecticut, Ingersoll pursued academic st...

Follow
John Davis Lodge, Governor of Connecticut MP (1903 - 1985)

John Davis Lodge (October 20, 1903 – October 29, 1985), United States Republican politician, was the 64th Governor of Connecticut from 1951 to 1955. He was also an actor and U.S. Ambassador to...

Follow
Brevet Maj. General Joseph Roswell Hawley (USA), Governor, U.S. Senator (1826 - 1905)

Joseph Roswell Hawley (October 31, 1826 – March 18, 1905) was the 42nd Governor of Connecticut, a U.S. politician in the Republican and Free Soil parties, a Civil War general, and a journalist...

Follow
William Whiting Boardman (1794 - d.)

William Whiting Boardman (1794–1871), a U.S. Representative born in town, was the son of Elijah Boardman. He was a Connecticut state senator in the fourth district, 1830–32, a member of t...

Follow
Colonial Jeremiah Wadsworth (Continental Army) (1743 - 1804)

Photo: Jeremiah Wadsworth and hIs son Daniel Jeremiah Wadsworth (July 12, 1743– April 30, 1804) was an American sea captain, merchant, and statesman from Hartford, Connecticut who profited f...

Follow
William H. Barnum, U.S. Senator ("Seven Mule Barnum") MP (1818 - 1889)

William Henry Barnum (September 17, 1818 – April 30, 1889) was a United States politician, serving as a state representative, U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, and finally as chairman of the ...

Follow
Congressman Noyes Barber (1781 - 1844)

Congressman Noyes Barber (1781-1844) Started working as a store clerk at age 11 later becoming one of the largest buyers of farmer’s products on the Thames River and carried on a considerable ...

Follow
Albert E. Austin (1877 - 1942)

Albert Elmer Austin (November 15, 1877 – January 26, 1942) was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut, stepfather of Clare Boothe Luce. Biography Born in Medway, Massachusetts, Austin ...

Follow
William W. Ellsworth, Governor (1791 - 1868)

William Wolcott Ellsworth (November 10, 1791 – January 15, 1868) was a Yale-educated attorney who served as the 30th Governor of Connecticut, a three-term United States Congressman, a Justice ...

Follow
John R. Buck (1835 - 1917)

John Ransom Buck (December 6, 1835 – February 6, 1917) was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut. Pre-Congressional Years Buck was born in Glastonbury, Connecticut to Halsey and Sarah Ann...

Follow
Miles T. Granger (1817 - 1895)

Miles Tobey Granger (born August 12, 1817, New Marlboro, Massachusetts - October 21, 1895) was a judge of the Supreme Court of Errors (now called the Connecticut Supreme Court) in 1876 and served unt...

Follow
Frank B. Brandegee, U.S. Senator (1864 - 1924)

Brandegee, Hon. Frank Bosworth, United States senator, lawyer, and one of the most prominent Republicans in Connecticut, was born in New London, Connecticut, July 8th, 1864. He is a descendant of Jac...

Follow
Epaphroditus Champion,Cont. Army, US Congress (1756 - 1834)

Epaphroditus Champion (April 6, 1756 – December 22, 1834) was a U.S. Congressman from Connecticut, serving from 1807 to 1818. He was born in Colchester on April 6, 1756 and educated by private...

Follow
James Lanman, US Senator, US Congress (1767 - 1841)

US Senator. Elected as a Senator from Connecticut to the United States Senate, serving from 1819 to 1825. Also served as a member of the Connecticut State House of Representatives in 1817, as a Deleg...

Follow
Joseph Trumbull, Governor (1782 - 1861)

) Joseph Trumbull (December 7, 1782 – August 4, 1861) was a U.S. lawyer, banker, and politician from Connecticut. He represented Connecticut in the U.S. Congress and served as the 35th Gover...

Follow
John Davenport (1752 - 1830)

) John Davenport (January 16, 1752 – November 28, 1830) was a United States Representative from Connecticut. Biography Born in Stamford, he pursued academic studies, and graduated from Yal...

Follow
Benjamin Huntington, US Congress (1736 - 1800)

Benjamin Huntington (April 19, 1736 – October 16, 1800) was an eighteenth-century American lawyer, jurist and politician from Connecticut. He served in the Revolutionary War with the rank of G...

Follow
James Davenport, US Congress (1758 - 1797)

James Davenport (October 12, 1758 – August 3, 1797) was an eighteenth-century American lawyer, politician and judge. He served as a U.S. Representative from Connecticut. Davenport was born i...

Follow
Gov. Roger Griswold MP (1762 - 1812)

Roger Griswold May 21, 1762-October 25, 1812 Parents: Matthew Griswold 1714-1799 and Ursula Wolcott 1724-1788 Wife Fannie Rogers 1767-1863 Children': Matthew Griswold 1792 Robert Harper Gri...

Follow
Zephaniah Swift, US Congress (1759 - 1823)

re spelling of name, see note at end. wiki: Zephaniah Swift (February 27, 1759 – September 27, 1823) was an eighteenth-century American author, judge, lawyer and politician from Windham, Con...

Follow
Uriah Tracy, U.S. Senator (1755 - 1807)

Uriah Tracy (February 2, 1755 – July 19, 1807) was an American politician from Connecticut who served in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. Tracy was born in Franklin, Con...

Follow
James Hillhouse, U.S. Senator (1754 - 1832)

James Hillhouse (October 20, 1754 – December 29, 1832) was an American lawyer, real estate developer, and politician from New Haven, Connecticut. He represented Connecticut in both the U.S. Ho...

Follow
Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. MP (1740 - 1809)

. Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. (March 26, 1740 – August 7, 1809) was an American politician who served as the second Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. Born in Lebanon, Conne...

Follow
Jonathan Sturges, US Congress (1740 - 1819)

Their son, Jonathan Sturges, born 1740; a graduate of Yale College; judge of the Supreme Court ; a member of Congress of the Confederation of the United States and served for two years; in 1776 was ele...

Follow
Hon. Roger Sherman, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1721 - 1793)

Roger Sherman (April 19, 1721 – July 23, 1793) was an early American lawyer and politician, as well as a founding father. He served as the first mayor of New Haven, Connecticut, ...

Follow
Brig. Gen. Ebenezer Huntington MP (1754 - 1834)

From Wikipedia: Ebenezer Huntington (December 26, 1754 – June 17, 1834) was a United States Representative from Connecticut. He was born in Norwich, Connecticut. He pursued academic studies an...

Follow
Elisha Phelps (1779 - 1834)

Elisha Phelps (November 16, 1779 - April 6, 1847) was a United States Representative from Connecticut. He was the son of Noah Phelps and father of John Smith Phelps who was a United States Representa...

Follow
Richard D. Hubbard, Governor (1818 - 1884)

Richard Dudley Hubbard (September 7, 1818 - February 28, 1884) was a United States Representative and the 48th Governor of Connecticut. Born in Berlin, Connecticut, he was orphaned while young, he pu...

Follow
Chester Bliss Bowles (1901 - 1986)

Chester Bliss Bowles (April 5, 1901 – May 25, 1986) was a liberal Democratic American diplomat and politician from Connecticut. Biography Born in Springfield, Massachusetts, Bowles att...

Follow
John Cotton Smith, Governor (1765 - 1845)

John Cotton Smith (February 12, 1765 – December 7, 1845) was a nineteenth century lawyer, judge and politician from Connecticut. He served as a member of the United States House of Representat...

Follow
James E. English, Governor, U.S. Senator (1812 - 1890)

James Edward English (March 13, 1812 – March 2, 1890) was a United States Representative and Senator from Connecticut. Biography English was born in New Haven, Connecticut and attended the...

Follow
Ralph Isaacs Ingersoll (1789 - 1872)

Ralph Isaacs Ingersoll (February 8, 1789 – August 26, 1872) was a United States Representative from Connecticut. He was born in New Haven, Connecticut. He pursued classical studies, and was gr...

Follow