Lowell Weicker

Governor of Connecticut, 1991-1995   Born: May 16, 1931, Paris, France College: Yale University, 1953, University of Virginia Law School, 1958 Political Party: A Connecticut Party. Republican prior to 1990 Offices: Connecticut General Assembly, House, 1963-1969 (R); First Selectman, Greenwich, 1964-1968 (R); U.S. Congress, 1969-1971 (R); U.S. Senate, 1971-1989 (R); Govern...
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William Atchison O’Neill

Governor of Connecticut, 1980-1991 Born: August 11, 1930, Hartford, Connecticut College: New Britain Teacher's College and the University of Hartford Honorary degree, University of Hartford Political Party: Democrat Offices: Connecticut General Assembly, House, 1967-1978 Lt. Governor of Connecticut, 1979-1980 Governor of Connecticut, 1980-1991 Died: November 24, 2007   W...
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Ella Giovanna Oliva (Tambussi) Grasso

Governor of Connecticut, 1975-1980 Born: May 10, 1919, Windsor Locks, Connecticut College: Mount Holyoke College, 1940; Master of Arts, 1942 Political Party: Democrat Offices: Connecticut House of Representatives, 1952-1957 Connecticut Secretary of the State, 1959-1971 U.S. Congress, 1971-1975 Governor of Connecticut, 1975-1980 Died: February 5, 1981, Hartford, Connecticut &nb...
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Robert Augustine Hurley

Governor of Connecticut, 1941-1943 Born: August 25, 1895, Bridgeport, Connecticut College: Lehigh University Political Party: Democrat Offices: Governor of Connecticut, 1941-1943 Died: May 3, 1968, West Hartford, Connecticut The election of Robert Hurley marked the first time that Connecticut placed a Catholic into the office of governor. It had taken just over 300 years for t...
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Raymond Earl Baldwin

Governor of Connecticut, 1939-1941, 1943-1946 Born: August 31, 1893, Rye, New York College: Wesleyan University, 1916; Yale Law School, 1921 Political Party: Republican Offices: Stratford Town Court, Prosecutor, 1927-1930 Stratford Town Court, Judge, 1931-1933 Connecticut General Assembly, House, 1930-1935 Governor of Connecticut, 1939-1941, 1943-1946 US Senate, 1946-1949 Assoc...
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Wilbur Lucius Cross

Governor of Connecticut, 1931-1939 Born: April 10, 1862, Mansfield, Connecticut College: Yale, 1885; Yale Ph.D., 1889 Political Party: Democrat Offices: Governor of Connecticut, 1931-1939 Died: October 5, 1948, New Haven, Connecticut The Republicans’ hold on the office of governor in Connecticut came to an end in 1931 when Wilbur Cross was inaugurated. Cross seemed t...
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John Harper Trumbull

Governor of Connecticut, 1925-1931 Born:  March 4, 1873, Ashford, Connecticut College: None Political Party: Republican Offices: Senator, Connecticut General Assembly, 1921-1925 President Pro Tem, Senate, Connecticut General Assembly, 1923-1925 Lieutenant Governor, 1925 Governor, 1925-1931 Died: May 21, 1961, Hartford, Connecticut Despite his famous Connecticut name,...
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Charles Augustus Templeton

Governor of Connecticut, 1923-1925 Born: March 3, 1871, Sharon, Connecticut College: None Political Party: Republican Offices: Senator, Connecticut General Assembly, 1919-1920 Lieutenant Governor, 1921-1923 Governor, 1923-1925 Died: August 15, 1955, Waterbury, Connecticut A newspaper article compared the life of Charles Augustus Templeton to an Horatio Alger story.1 He was bor...
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Marcus Hensey Holcomb

Governor of Connecticut, 1915-1921 Born:  November 28, 1844, New Hartford, CT College: None Political Party: Democrat; Republican Offices: Judge, Southington Probate District, 1873-1910 Treasurer of Hartford County, 1893-1910 Connecticut General Assembly, Senate, 1893 Speaker, CT House of Representatives, 1905-1906 First Judge, Borough Court of Southington, 1906-1909 Conne...
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Simeon Eben Baldwin

Governor of Connecticut, 1911-1915 Born: February 5, 1840, New Haven, Connecticut College: Yale, 1861 Political Party: Republican, Democrat Offices: Connecticut Supreme Court of Errors, 1893-1910 <style="margin-left: 42pt"="">Chief Justice, Connecticut Supreme Court of Errors, 1907-1910 <style="margin-left: 42pt"="">Governor of Connecticut, 1911-1915 Died: January 3...
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