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Francis Gillette, U.S. Senator (1807 - 1879)

Francis Gillette (December 14, 1807 – September 30, 1879) was a politician from Connecticut, USA. He was the father of playwright William Gillette and politician and editor Edward H. Gillette....

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Perry Smith, U.S. Senator (1783 - 1852)

) Perry Smith (May 12, 1783 – June 8, 1852) was a Connecticut State Representative and a Democrat to the United States Senate. Biography Smith was born in Woodbury, Litchfield County, Conn...

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Calvin Willey, U.S. Senator (1776 - 1858)

Calvin Willey (September 15, 1776 – August 23, 1858) was an American politician from Connecticut who served in the United States Senate. Early life Willey was born at East Haddam, Connecti...

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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...

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Thaddeus Betts, U.S. Senator (1789 - 1840)

Thaddeus Laddins Betts (February 4, 1789 – April 7, 1840) was the 12th and 14th Lieutenant Governor of the state of Connecticut from 1832 to 1833 and from 1834 to 1835, and a United States Sen...

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Raymond E. Baldwin, Governor, U.S. Senator (1893 - 1986)

Raymond Earl Baldwin (August 31, 1893 – October 4, 1986) was a United States Senator, the 72nd and 74th Governor of Connecticut. Biography Born in Rye, New York, Baldwin moved to Middletow...

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Orville H. Platt, U.S. Senator (1827 - 1905)

Orville Hitchcock Platt (July 19, 1827 – April 21, 1905) was a United States Senator from Connecticut. Life and career Born in Washington, Connecticut, he attended the common schools and g...

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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...

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Richard Blumenthal, U.S. Senator MP

Richard Blumenthal (born February 13, 1946) is the junior United States Senator from Connecticut and a member of the Democratic Party. Previously, he served as Attorney General of Connecticut. Bo...

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Joe Lieberman, U.S. Senator MP

Washington D.C., DC, USA

Joseph Isadore "Joe" Lieberman was the senior United States Senator from Connecticut. A former member of the Democratic Party, he was the party's nominee for Vice President in the 2000 election. Curren...

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Prescott Sheldon Bush MP (1895 - 1972)

Home in 1930: Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 about Prescott Sheldon Bush Name: Prescott Sheldon Bush Gender: male Birth Place: OH S...

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Brien McMahon, U.S. Senator (1903 - 1952)

Brien McMahon, born James O'Brien McMahon (October 6, 1903 – July 28, 1952) was an American lawyer and politician who served in the United States Senate (as a Democrat from Connecticut) from 1...

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Hiram Bingham III, Governor of Connecticut, U.S. Senator MP (1875 - 1956)

Hiram Bingham, formally Hiram Bingham III, (November 19, 1875– June 6, 1956) was an academic, explorer, treasure hunter and politician from the United States. He made public the existence of t...

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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...

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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 ...

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Brig. General Orris S. Ferry (USA), U.S. Senator (1823 - 1875)

Orris Sanford Ferry (August 15, 1823 – November 21, 1875) was a Republican American lawyer and politician from Connecticut who served in the United States House of Representatives and the Unit...

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Lafayette S. Foster, U.S. Senator (1806 - 1880)

Lafayette Sabine Foster (November 22, 1806 – September 19, 1880) was a nineteenth-century American politician and lawyer from Connecticut. He served in the United States Senate from 1855 to 18...

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Truman Smith, U.S. Senator (1791 - 1884)

Truman Smith (November 27, 1791 – May 3, 1884) was a politician, lawyer and judge from Connecticut. He was the nephew of Nathaniel Smith and Nathan Smith. Born in Roxbury, Connecticut, Smi...

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Gideon Tomlinson, Governor, U.S. Senator (1780 - 1854)

Gideon Tomlinson (December 31, 1780 – October 8, 1854) was a United States Senator, United States Representative, and the 25th Governor for the state of Connecticut. Born in Stratford, he ...

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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...

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David Daggett, U.S. Senator (1764 - 1851)

David Daggett (December 31, 1764 – April 12, 1851) was a U.S. senator, mayor of New Haven, Connecticut, Judge of the Connecticut Supreme Court of Errors, and a founder of the Yale Law School. ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Stephen Mix Mitchell, U.S. Senator (1743 - 1835)

Stephen Mix Mitchell (December 9, 1743 – September 30, 1835) was an American lawyer, jurist, and statesman from Wethersfield, Connecticut. He represented Connecticut in the Continental Congres...

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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, ...

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William S Johnson, Signer of the US Constitution MP (1727 - 1819)

JOHNSON, William Samuel, a Delegate and a Senator from Connecticut; born in Stratford, Conn., on October 7, 1727; was tutored privately by his father; graduated from Yale College in 1744 and from Harva...

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William Benton, U.S. Senator (1900 - 1973)

) William Burnett Benton (April 1, 1900 – March 18, 1973) was a U.S. senator from Connecticut (1949–1953) and publisher of the Encyclopædia Britannica (1943–1973). Ear...

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Admiral Thomas C. Hart, U.S. Senator (1877 - 1971)

Thomas Charles Hart (June 12, 1877 – July 4, 1971) was an admiral of the United States Navy, whose service extended from the Spanish-American War through World War II. Following his retirement...

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Frederic C. Walcott, U.S. Senator (1869 - 1949)

Frederic Collin Walcott (February 19, 1869 – April 27, 1949) was a United States Senator from Connecticut. Born in New York Mills, Oneida County, New York, he attended the public schools of Ut...

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George P. McLean, Governor, U.S. Senator (1857 - 1932)

George Payne McLean (October 7, 1857 – June 6, 1932) was a United States Senator from Connecticut. Born in Simsbury, he attended the common schools and studied law. He was admitted to the bar ...

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Morgan Bulkeley, Governor, U.S. Senator (1837 - 1922)

Morgan Gardner Bulkeley (December 26, 1837 – November 6, 1922) was an American politician as well as business and sports executive. Bulkeley, a Republican, served in the American Civil War, wa...

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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...

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William Alfred Buckingham, Governor, U.S. Senator (1804 - 1875)

William Alfred Buckingham (May 28, 1804 – February 5, 1875) was a Republican United States Senator from Connecticut. Born in Lebanon, Connecticut, Buckingham attended the common schools an...

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Isaac Toucey, Governor, U.S. Senator, U.S. Secretary of the Navy and Attorney General (1792 - 1869)

Isaac Toucey (November 15, 1792 – July 30, 1869) was an American statesman who served as a U.S. Senator, Secretary of the Navy, Attorney General of the United States and the 33rd Governor of C...

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Roger Sherman Baldwin, U.S. Senator & Governor (1793 - 1863)

Roger Sherman Baldwin (January 4, 1793 – February 19, 1863) was an American lawyer involved in the Amistad case, who later became the 17th Governor of Connecticut and United States Senator. ...

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Jabez W. Huntington, U.S. Senator (1788 - 1847)

Jabez Williams Huntington (November 8, 1788 – November 1, 1847) was a United States Representative and Senator from Connecticut. Born in Norwich, he pursued classical studies, and graduate...

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John Milton Niles, U.S. Senator and Postmaster General (1787 - 1856)

John Milton Niles (August 20, 1787 – May 31, 1856) was a lawyer, editor, author and politician from Connecticut, serving in the United States Senate and as United States Postmaster General 184...

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Nathan Smith, U.S. Senator (1770 - 1835)

) Nathan Smith (January 8, 1770 – December 6, 1835) was a United States Senator from Connecticut, and was the brother of Nathaniel Smith and uncle of Truman Smith. He was born in Woodbury, Con...

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Samuel Foot, Governor, U.S. Senator (1780 - 1846)

Samuel Augustus Foot (November 8, 1780 - September 15, 1846; his surname is also spelled Foote) was the 28th Governor of Connecticut as well as a United States Representative and Senator. Born in Che...

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Henry W. Edwards, Governor, U.S. Senator (1779 - 1847)

Waggaman Edwards (October 1779 – July 22, 1847) was the 27th and 29th Governor of the U.S. state of Connecticut. He was born in New Haven, Connecticut, the son of Pierpont Edwards. He beca...

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Elijah Boardman, U.S. Senator (1760 - 1823)

Elijah Boardman (March 7, 1760 – August 18, 1823) was a United States Senator from Connecticut. Born to a noted and politically connected Connecticut family, he served in the United States Arm...

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Samuel W. Dana, U.S. Senator (1760 - 1830)

Samuel Whittlesey Dana (February 13, 1760 – July 21, 1830) was an American lawyer and politician from Middletown, Connecticut. He represented Connecticut in both the U.S. House of Representati...

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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...

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Oliver Ellsworth, U.S. Senator, 3rd Chief Justice of the United States MP (1745 - 1807)

Oliver ELLSWORTH 1745-1807 Parents: David Ellsworth 1709-1782 and Jerusha Leavitt 1721-1790 Minister to France, an American lawyer and politician, a revolutionary against British rule, a drafter of...

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