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Joe Courtney, a Representative from Connecticut; born in West Hartford, Tolland County, Conn., April 6, 1953; B.A., Tufts University, Medford, Mass, 1975; J.D., University of Connecticut, Storrs, Con...

9/12/2016 9/12/2016

Augustus Brandegee (1828 - 1904)

Augustus Brandegee (July 12, 1828, New London, Connecticut – November 10, 1904, New London, Connecticut) was an American lawyer and politician who served in the House of Representatives for Co...

9/2/2007 6/3/2016

Lemuel Whitman (1780 - 1841)

Lemuel Whitman (June 8, 1780 - November 13, 1841) was a United States Representative from Connecticut. He was born in Farmington, Connecticut where he completed preparatory studies. He graduated from...

12/30/2015 12/30/2015

James A. Himes, a Representative from Connecticut; born in Lima, Peru, July 5, 1966; graduated from Hopewell Valley Central High School, Pennington, N.J.; A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., ...

12/20/2015 12/20/2015

Elizabeth Esty, a Representative from Connecticut; born in Oak Park, Cook County, Ill., August 25, 1959; graduated from Winona High School, Winona, Minn., 1977; A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, M...

12/5/2015 12/20/2015

Rosa L. DeLauro, a Representative from Connecticut; born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., March 2, 1943; graduated Laurelton Hall High School, West Haven, Conn.; B.A., Marymount College, Tarryt...

12/5/2015 12/5/2015

John B. Larson, a Representative from Connecticut; born in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., July 22, 1948; graduated East Hartford High School, Hartford, Conn., 1967; B.A., Central Connecticut Unive...

11/29/2015 11/30/2015

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...

12/29/2011 7/4/2015

William Wallace Eaton, a Senator and a Representative from Connecticut; born in Tolland, Conn., October 11, 1816; educated in the common schools and by private instruction; moved to Columbia, S.C., and...

5/31/2015 6/23/2015

Edward Woodruff Seymour (1832 - 1892)

Edward Woodruff Seymour (August 30, 1832 – October 16, 1892) was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from Connecticut, son of Origen Storrs Seymour, great-nephew ...

6/29/2014 6/10/2015

Abraham Alexander Ribicoff, a Representative and a Senator from Connecticut; born in New Britain, Hartford County, Conn., April 9, 1910; attended the public schools and New York University; graduated f...

6/2/2015 6/2/2015

Christopher John Dodd, (son of Thomas Joseph Dodd), a Representative and a Senator from Connecticut; born in Willimantic, Windham County, Conn., May 27, 1944; graduated from Georgetown Preparatory Scho...

3/20/2007 6/2/2015

Thomas J. Dodd, U.S. Senator MP (1907 - 1971)

Thomas Joseph Dodd, (father of Christopher John Dodd), a Representative and a Senator from Connecticut; born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., May 15, 1907; attended the public schools; graduated f...

3/20/2007 6/2/2015

Francis Thomas Maloney, a Representative and a Senator from Connecticut; born in Meriden, New Haven County, Conn., March 31, 1894; attended the public and parochial schools of Meriden; newspaper report...

5/31/2015 5/31/2015

James Dixon, a Representative and a Senator from Connecticut; born in Enfield, Hartford County, Conn., August 5, 1814; pursued preparatory studies; graduated from Williams College, Williamstown, Mass.,...

5/31/2015 5/31/2015

Newton Steers (1917 - 1993)

Newton Ivan Steers, Jr. (January 13, 1917 – February 11, 1993), a Republican, was a U.S. Congressman who represented Maryland's 8th congressional district from January 3, 1977 to January 3, 1979.

5/28/2009 5/11/2015

Samuel Dickinson Hubbard (August 10, 1799 – October 8, 1855) was born in Middletown, Connecticut. He pursued classical studies at Yale College and graduated in 1819. He practiced law from 1823...

8/6/2012 5/7/2015

Christopher Murphy, a Senator and a Representative from Connecticut; born in White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y., August 3, 1973; B.A., Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., 1996; attended Exeter C...

4/22/2015 4/22/2015

. Lowell Palmer Weicker, Jr. (born May 16, 1931) is an American politician who served as a U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, and the 85th Governor of Connecticut, and unsuccessfully sought the Repub...

12/30/2011 4/17/2015

William Lincoln Higgins (1867 - 1951)

HIGGINS, William Lincoln, a Representative from Connecticut; born in Chesterfield, Hampshire County, Mass., March 8, 1867; attended the public schools of Chesterfield and Northampton, Mass., and De...

4/16/2015 4/16/2015

Chase Going Woodhouse (March 3, 1890 - December 12, 1984) was an educator and Congresswoman from the Second Congressional District in Connecticut. She was the second woman elected to Congress from ...

3/29/2015 3/29/2015

Ellsworth Bishop Foote (1898 - 1977)

Ellsworth Bishop Foote (January 12, 1898 - January 18, 1977) was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut. Born in North Branford, Connecticut, Foote attended the public schools. He was graduated fro...

3/18/2015 3/18/2015

Stephen Wright Kellogg (b. Shelburne, Massachusetts, April 5, 1822 – d. Waterbury, Connecticut, January 27, 1904) was an American politician, attorney, and judge.[1][2] He worked on his fath...

1/24/2011 3/9/2015

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

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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...

10/26/2014 10/26/2014

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...

10/25/2014 10/25/2014

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 ...

2/10/2014 10/25/2014

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 Connec...

6/22/2012 6/29/2014

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...

8/30/2009 6/4/2014

Augustine Lonergan, 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 the...

5/11/2014 5/11/2014

) 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...

2/15/2009 4/30/2014

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...

3/11/2009 3/18/2014

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 ...

3/11/2009 3/17/2014

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 ...

10/18/2010 3/15/2014

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 ...

7/14/2013 2/8/2014

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...

5/27/2013 2/7/2014

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...

7/27/2011 2/7/2014

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...

12/23/2009 2/7/2014

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...

8/19/2009 2/7/2014

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...

2/11/2013 2/4/2014

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 ...

12/29/2011 2/4/2014

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 ...

3/4/2008 2/4/2014

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 ...

1/4/2009 2/4/2014

William Wolcott Ellsworth: 30th Governor of Connecticut William Elscott Ellsworth was the 30th Governor of Connecticut and son-in-law of author and lexicographer Noah Webster. Here is a brief excerpt...

3/17/2009 2/3/2014

John R. Buck (1834 - 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...

10/27/2013 10/27/2013

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...

10/24/2013 10/24/2013

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...

9/2/2007 10/22/2013

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...

5/7/2011 9/25/2013

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

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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...

7/7/2009 9/25/2013

) 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...

10/27/2010 9/20/2013

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...

10/25/2011 8/7/2013

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...

2/23/2009 8/5/2013

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...

12/13/2012 8/4/2013

(Governor) 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...

4/22/2008 8/4/2013

Rep. Zephaniah Swift (F-Conn) MP (1759 - 1823)

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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...

6/5/2008 8/4/2013

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...

12/29/2011 8/4/2013

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...

1/11/2011 8/3/2013

. 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...

8/15/2008 8/3/2013

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...

2/6/2009 8/3/2013

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, ...

5/26/2007 8/3/2013

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 and was graduated ...

1/19/2008 6/3/2013

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...

2/28/2009 6/3/2013

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...

10/30/2011 6/3/2013

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...

2/21/2012 6/3/2013

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...

5/27/2013 6/3/2013

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...

5/27/2013 6/3/2013

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...

5/27/2013 6/3/2013