Connecticut Democrats

Connecticut Democrats

  • Abraham A. Ribicoff Abraham A. Ribicoff
    Abraham Alexander "Abe" Ribicoff was an American Democratic Party politician. He served in the United States Congress, as the 80th Governor of Connecticut and as President John F. Kennedy's Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare. He was Connecticut's first and to date only Jewish governor.
  • Abraham Ribicoff
    Abraham Alexander Ribicoff was an American Democratic Party politician. He served in the United States Congress, as the 80th Governor of Connecticut and as President John F. Kennedy's Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare. He was Connecticut's first and to date only Jewish governor.
  • Albert Pohlman
    Albert Martin Pohlman was a one-term Republican mayor of South Norwalk, Connecticut from 1910 to 1911.
  • Alex Knopp
    Alex A. Knopp, a Democrat, is a former two-term mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut. He served from 2001 to 2005. He was defeated for re-election on November 8, 2005 by Republican Richard A. Moccia.
  • Alfred N. Phillips Alfred N. Phillips
    Alfred Noroton Phillips, Jr. was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from Connecticut's 4th congressional district and mayor of Stamford, Connecticut from 1923 to 1924, from 1927 to 1928, and from 1935 to 1936.
  • A. Lucille Matarese
    Ann Lucille Matarese is an American lawyer, politician and Roman Catholic Benedictine nun.
  • Andrew J. McDonald
    Andrew J. McDonald is an American judge and former politician from Connecticut. He serves as an associate justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court.
  • Andrew M. Maynard Andrew M. Maynard
    Andrew M. Maynard is an American politician from Connecticut. A Democrat, he is a member of the Connecticut State Senate representing the state's 18th district.
  • Andy Fleischmann Andy Fleischmann
    Andrew Fleischmann is a Democratic member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, who represents the 18th Assembly District, which consists of portions of West Hartford, Connecticut.
  • Annette Baker Fox
    Annette May Baker Fox was an American international relations scholar, who spent much of her career at Columbia University's Institute of War and Peace Studies.
  • Anne Wexler
    Anne Levy Wexler was an American influential Democratic political consultant, public policy advisor and later, the first woman to head a leading lobbying firm in Washington.
  • Art Feltman
    Arthur J. Fletman, commonly known as Art Feltman, is an American politician from the state of Connecticut. A Democrat, he served for 12 years as a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, representing the 6th District in Hartford.
  • Attilio R. Frassinelli
    Attilio R. "Pop" Frassinelli was an American politician who was the 78th Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut from 1967 to 1971.
  • Audrey P. Beck
    Audrey Phillips Beck was an American politician and educator.
  • Augustine Lonergan Augustine Lonergan
    Augustine Lonergan, of Hartford, Connecticut, was a Democratic U.S. Representative from Connecticut from 1913 to 1915, 1917 to 1921, and 1931 to 1933. He was also a U.S. Senator from Connecticut from 1933 to 1939.
  • Barbara B. Kennelly Barbara B. Kennelly
    Barbara Bailey Kennelly is a former Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from Connecticut.
  • Barbara Lambert Barbara Lambert
    Barbara L. Lambert is a Connecticut politician. From January 2009 to January 2011, she served one term as State Representative from Connecticut's 118th General Assembly District, which represents part of Milford.
  • Bartholomew F. Guida
    Bartholomew "Bart" F. Guida was a Democrat who was Mayor of New Haven for three terms from 1970 to 1975, succeeding Richard C. Lee. During his time as mayor, the city became overwhelmingly Democrat-controlled.
  • Benjamin Babock Thurston
    Benjamin Babock Thurston was a U.S. Representative from Rhode Island.
  • Benjamin G. Blake
    Benjamin G. Blake is the 10th and current mayor of Milford, Connecticut. Blake was elected on November 8, 2011, and succeeded James L. Richetelli, Jr. as mayor on November 21, 2011.
  • Benjamin Stark Benjamin Stark
    Benjamin Stark was an American merchant and politician in Oregon. A native of Louisiana, he purchased some of the original tracts of land for the city of Portland.
  • Bernard F. Grabowski Bernard F. Grabowski
    Bernard Francis Grabowski is a former U.S. Representative from Connecticut.
  • Beth Bye
    Elizabeth "Beth" Bye is an American politician from Connecticut. A Democrat, she is a member of the Connecticut Senate representing the 5th district, which includes part of Bloomfield, most of Farmington, all of Burlington and all of West Hartford.
  • Beth Kerrigan
    Kerrigan v. Commissioner of Public Health, 289 Conn. 135, 957 A.2d 407, is a 2008 decision by the Connecticut Supreme Court holding that allowing same-sex couples to form same-sex unions but not marriages violates the Connecticut Constitution.
  • Biagio Ciotto Biagio Ciotto
    Biagio "Billy" Ciotto is an American politician. Ciotto, a Democrat, served as a state senator from Connecticut from 1995 to 2007. Before retiring in 2006, Ciotto had served as Majority Caucus Chair in the Senate.
  • Bill Curry (politician)
    William E. Curry, Jr. has been a two-time Democratic nominee for Governor of Connecticut and a White House advisor in the administration of Bill Clinton.
  • Bill Finch (politician)
    Bill Finch was the mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut and former majority whip in the Connecticut Senate. A Democrat, he was elected Mayor of Bridgeport in November 2007 with approximately 76% of the vote.
  • Bob Beckel Bob Beckel
    Robert Gilliland Beckel is an American political analyst and pundit, and a former political operative. He is a former analyst and commentator on Fox News.
  • Bob Duff Bob Duff
    Bob Duff is a five-term Democratic member of the Connecticut Senate, representing Norwalk and part of Darien, Connecticut in Connecticut's 25th District since 2001. He previously served as a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, representing the 137th District.
  • Boce W. Barlow Jr.
    Boce W. Barlow Jr. was first African-American judge in Connecticut, in 1957, and the first African-American to be elected to the Connecticut State Senate in 1966.
  • Boise Kimber
    Boise Kimber is an American Baptist minister and civil rights activist. He is the pastor of First Calvary Baptist churches in New Haven and Hartford, Connecticut.
  • Brendan Sharkey Brendan Sharkey
    J. Brendan Sharkey is the current Speaker of the Connecticut House of Representatives. He was sworn in as Speaker on January 9, 2013. From 2011 until his election as Speaker he served as the Majority Leader. Since 2001 he has represented the 88th Assembly District, consisting of parts of Hamden.
  • Brian Becker (politician)
    Brian Becker is a Democratic member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, who represents the 19th Assembly District, which consists of portions of West Hartford, Avon, and Farmington.
  • Brien McMahon Brien McMahon
    Brien McMahon, born James O'Brien McMahon was an American lawyer and politician who served in the United States Senate from 1945 to 1952. McMahon was a major figure in the establishment of the Atomic Energy Commission, through his authorship of the Atomic Energy Act of 1946.
  • Bruce Morris
    Bruce V. Morris is a four-term Democratic member of the Connecticut House of Representatives representing Norwalk, Connecticut in the 140th assembly district. He is deputy majority whip and vice chair of the Human Services Committee.
  • Bruce Morrison Bruce Morrison
    Bruce Andrew Morrison is a former Congressman from Connecticut and candidate for Governor of Connecticut. He is a lobbyist and immigration lawyer. He is a member of the Democratic Party, and an officer of the National Democratic Ethnic Coordinating Committee.
  • Bryan F. Mahan
    Bryan Francis Mahan was an American legislator and Representative from Connecticut.
  • Carlos French
    Carlos French was a United States Representative from Connecticut. He was born in Humphreysville, Connecticut which is now known as Seymour, Connecticut. He attended the common schools of Seymour and General Russell's Military School, New Haven, Connecticut.
  • Carl R. Ajello
    Carl R. Ajello was the 20th Attorney General of Connecticut, serving from 1975 to 1984.
  • Caroline Simmons
    Caroline Simmons is a State Representative in Connecticut representing the 144th District. She is the youngest female legislator in Connecticut state office.
  • Cathy Osten
    Catherine A. Osten is an American politician and a Democratic member of the Connecticut Senate representing District 19 since January 9, 2013. Osten was a three term First Selectman from Sprague.
  • Charles Atwater
    Charles Atwater was an American politician.
  • Charles Chapman (Connecticut)
    Charles Chapman was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut.
  • Charles C. Swartz
    Charles Christian Swartz was a Democratic Connecticut State Comptroller from 1935 to 1939. He was a one term mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut from 1933 to 1935.
  • Charles G. Bohannan
    Charles G. Bohannan was a two-term Democratic mayor of South Norwalk, Connecticut from 1897 to 1898 and from 1899 to 1901.
  • Charles H. Pond
    Charles Hobby Pond was an American politician who was the 22nd and 24th Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut and who served as the 37th Governor for seven months after the resignation of Governor Thomas Hart Seymour.
  • Charles Le Moyne Mitchell
    Charles Le Moyne Mitchell was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut.
  • Charles L. Glover
    Charles L. Glover was a six-term Democratic mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut from 1897 to 1901, from 1902 to 1903, and also in 1905. He ran for mayor seven times, and was only beaten once, by George Buxton. However he defeated Buxton a year later.
  • Charles Peter McColough Charles Peter McColough
    Charles Peter Philip Paul McColough was the noted former Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of the Xerox Corporation who, during his tenure at Xerox, founded the PARC. He retired in the late 1980s, after serving over fourteen years as CEO. Aside from building Xerox to the corporate...
  • Charles Roberts Ingersoll
    Charles Roberts Ingersoll was an American lawyer and the 47th Governor of Connecticut from 1873 to 1877.
  • Charles Wilbert Snow
    Charles Wilbert "Bill" Snow was an American poet, educator and politician. He served as the 75th Governor of Connecticut. He generally went by the name Wilbert or Bill Snow, or formally as C. Wilbert Snow.
  • Charles Zwick
    Charles John Zwick is an American civil servant who served as director of the United States' Office of Management and Budget from January 29, 1968 until January 21, 1969 under the administration of Lyndon B. Johnson.
  • Chase G. Woodhouse Chase G. Woodhouse
    Chase Going Woodhouse was an educator and Congresswoman from the Second Congressional District in Connecticut. She was the second woman elected to Congress from Connecticut, and the first elected as a Democrat.
  • Chauncey Fitch Cleveland
    Chauncey Fitch Cleveland was an American politician, a United States Representative and the 31st Governor of Connecticut.
  • Chester Bowles
    Chester Bliss Bowles was an American diplomat and ambassador, Governor of Connecticut, Member of Congress and co-founder of a major advertising agency, Benton & Bowles, now part of Publicis Groupe.
  • Chris Dodd Chris Dodd
    Christopher John Dodd is an American lobbyist, lawyer, and Democratic Party politician who served as a United States Senator from Connecticut for a thirty-year period from 1981 to 2011.
  • Chris Murphy (Connecticut politician)
    Christopher Scott Murphy is the junior United States Senator from Connecticut, and a member of the Democratic Party, in office since 2013. He previously served in the United States House of Representatives, representing CT's 5 from 2007 to 2013.
  • Chris Perone Chris Perone
    Christopher R. Perone is a five-term Democratic member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, representing the 137th District since 2005. He previously served as a member of the Norwalk Common Council from 2001 to 2003. He is a graduate of Syracuse University with a degree in advertising.
  • Christel Truglia
    Christel Truglia is a former member of Connecticut's 145th assembly district, and a member of the Democratic political party.
  • Christopher G. Donovan Christopher G. Donovan
    Christopher G. Donovan is a former American Democratic politician who was elected to be the Speaker of the Connecticut House of Representatives. He was sworn in as Speaker on January 7, 2009, and left his post in 2013, having not sought reelection to the House.
  • Colin M. Ingersoll
    Colin Macrae Ingersoll was a Connecticut attorney, politician, and military leader. He served as a member of the United States House of Representatives for two terms in the 1850s.
  • Dan Drew (politician)
    Daniel T. "Dan" Drew is an American politician from Connecticut and the current mayor of Middletown, Connecticut. Drew was elected mayor in 2011 and was re-elected in 2013 and 2015. He is a member of the Democratic Party.
  • Daniel C. Esty Daniel C. Esty
    Daniel C. Esty is an American environmental lawyer and policymaker. He is the Hillhouse professor at Yale University with appointments at the Yale Law School and the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.
  • Daniel Rose (politician)
    Dr. Daniel Rose was an American politician from the State of Maine. He was a member of the Democratic-Republican Party, and served as president of the Maine Senate.
  • Dannel Malloy Dannel Malloy
    Dannel Patrick Malloy is an American politician who is the 88th and current Governor of Connecticut. A member of the Democratic Party, Malloy has served as governor since 2011. He is currently the chair of the Democratic Governors Association.
  • Daryl Justin Finizio
    Daryl Justin Finizio is an American politician, and was the first strong mayor of New London, Connecticut. As a Democrat, he won the mayoral election in November 2011 with 46% of the vote in a 6-way race.
  • David Ames Wells David Ames Wells
    David Ames Wells was an American engineer, textbook author, economist and advocate of low tariffs.
  • David B. Fein
    David B. Fein is an American attorney who served as the United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut from 2010 to 2013.
  • David Martin (mayor)
    David R. Martin is the current mayor of Stamford, Connecticut. A Democrat, he was elected Mayor of Stamford in November 2013 in a four candidate race with approximately 48% of the vote. He was sworn in on December 1, 2013.
  • Dean Acheson
    Dean Gooderham Acheson was an American statesman and lawyer. As United States Secretary of State in the administration of President Harry S. Truman from 1949 to 1953, he played a central role in defining American foreign policy during the Cold War.
  • Deirdre Daly
    Deirdre Daly is an American attorney who has served as the United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut since 2013.
  • Deirdre M. Daly
    Deirdre M. Daly is an American attorney who has served as the United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut since 2013.
  • Denise L. Nappier Denise L. Nappier
    Denise Lynn Nappier is an American who serves as the current Connecticut State Treasurer, serving since 1999. A member of the Democratic Party, she was first elected in 1998 and was re-elected in 2002, 2006, 2010 and 2014.
  • Denise Merrill Denise Merrill
    Denise W. Merrill is a Democratic politician and the current Connecticut Secretary of the State. Merrill was previously a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives.
  • Diane Farrell Diane Farrell
    Diane Farrell is an American politician who was the unsuccessful Democratic candidate for Connecticut's 4th congressional district in 2004 and 2006.
  • Domenique Thornton
    Domenique Thornton was the mayor of Middletown, Connecticut from 2000 until 2005.
  • Donald Barr Chidsey
    Donald Barr Chidsey was an American writer, biographer, historian, novelist and writer of adventure fiction.
  • Donald DeFronzo Donald DeFronzo
    Donald J. DeFronzo is an American politician. He was a Democratic state senator from Connecticut from 2003 to 2010 when he was appointed Department of Administrative Services commissioner by Governor Dan Malloy.
  • Donald E. Williams Jr.
    Donald E. Williams Jr. was first elected to the Connecticut General Assembly in a special election in 1993. Prior to his service in the State Senate, he served two terms as the First Selectman for the town of Thompson.
  • Donald J. Irwin Donald J. Irwin
    Donald Jay Irwin was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Connecticut's 4th district, Connecticut State Treasurer and mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut.
  • Donnie Sellers
    Donnie R. Sellers, Sr. is a former Democratic member of the Connecticut House of Representatives from Norwalk, Connecticut's 140th assembly district. He resigned his seat causing a vacancy and a special election was held to fill it in February 1997.
  • Dorinda Keenan Borer
    Dorinda Keenan Borer is an American businesswoman and former member of the West Haven Board of Education. Borer is a Democrat member of the Connecticut House of Representatives district 115.
  • Dorothy Goodwin
    Dorothy Cheney Goodwin was an American educator and politician.
  • Douglas McCrory
    Douglas McCrory is a Democratic member of the Connecticut Senate. He has served the 2nd district, which includes northern Hartford, Bloomfield, and Windsor since 2017.
  • Douglas Mintz
    Douglas C. Mintz is a judge on the Stamford/Norwalk District Superior Court in Connecticut. He is a former Democratic member of the Connecticut House of Representatives from Norwalk, Connecticut's 140th House district.
  • Eddie Perez (politician) Eddie Perez (politician)
    Eduardo Alberto "Eddie" Perez is an American politician who served as mayor of Hartford, Connecticut from 2001-2010. Prior to entering politics, Perez worked as a community organizer.
  • Ed Gomes
    Edwin A. "Ed" Gomes is a Democratic member of the Connecticut State Senate, representing District 23, which includes Bridgeport.
  • Edward J. Finnegan
    Edward J. Finnegan was a one term Democratic mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut from 1910 to 1913. He was the last mayor of Norwalk, before the city was consolidated with South Norwalk.
  • Edward J. Kelley
    Edward J. Kelley was a one-term Democratic mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut from 1945 to 1947. He defeated Republican Ray Werme and Socialist Irving Freese. Kelley had previously been president of the Norwalk Common Council.
  • Edward M. Kennedy Jr.
    Edward Moore Kennedy Jr. is an American lawyer and politician. He is a partner at Epstein Becker & Green, a firm headquartered in New York City, New York, and currently represents Connecticut's 12th Senate district in the Connecticut Senate.
  • Edward P. Weed
    Edward P. Weed was Warden of the Borough of Norwalk, Connecticut from 1867 to 1868, and in 1874 until his resignation. He also served as a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives from Norwalk in the sessions of 1874, and 1878.
  • Edward Woodruff Seymour
    Edward Woodruff Seymour was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from Connecticut, son of Origen Storrs Seymour, great-nephew of Horatio Seymour.
  • Edwin Wilcox
    Edwin Wilcox was a one term Democratic mayor of South Norwalk, Connecticut in 1890. He had previously served as clerk to the South Norwalk Common Council from 1872 to 1873, 1876, and from 1877 to 1887. He was partner in the grocery store Brown and Wilcox at 49 Washington Street.
  • Elaine O'Brien
    Elaine Catherine Corrigan O'Brien Donnelly was an American flight instructor and politician.
  • Elbert A. Woodward
    Elbirt Almeron Woodward was a major figure in the Boss Tweed corruption scandal in 1871. He served as the assistant clerk to the New York City Board of Supervisors. He was a member of the Connecticut Senate representing the 12th District from 1870 to 1871.
  • Elisha Haley
    Elisha Haley was a United States Representative from Connecticut. He was born in Groton, Connecticut where he attended the common schools. He engaged in agricultural pursuits.
  • Elizabeth Esty Elizabeth Esty
    Elizabeth Henderson Esty is the U.S. Representative for CT's 5, having been elected on November 6, 2012, and re-elected both in 2014 and 2016. She is a member of the Democratic Party.
  • Ella T. Grasso
    Ella Grasso was an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who served as the 83rd Governor of Connecticut from January 8th 1975 to December 31st 1980.
  • Emilio Q. Daddario Emilio Q. Daddario
    Emilio Quincy Daddario was an American Democratic politician from Connecticut. He served as a member of the 86th through 91st United States Congresses.
  • Ephraim H. Hyde
    Ephraim H. Hyde was an American politician who was the 33rd Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut from 1867 to 1869. He previously served as President pro tempore of the Connecticut Senate.
  • Eric D. Coleman Eric D. Coleman
    Eric D. Coleman is a Democratic Party politician in the United States. He currently serves as state senator of Connecticut's 2nd District, representing Bloomfield, Hartford, and Windsor.
  • Ernie Newton (politician)
    Ernest E. "Ernie" Newton is an American politician in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Newton served for seventeen years in the Connecticut General Assembly, serving in the Connecticut House of Representatives from 1988 to 2003 and in the Connecticut State Senate from 2003 to 2006.
  • Eugene Millerick
    Eugene Joseph "Gene" Millerick was an American politician and businessman.
  • Ferdinand B. Smith
    Ferdinand B. Smith was a one term Democratic mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut from 1903 to 1904.
  • Francis T. Maloney Francis T. Maloney
    Francis Thomas Maloney was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut from 1933 to 1935 and a U.S. Senator from Connecticut from 1935 to 1945. He was a Democrat.
  • Frank Kowalski
    Frank Kowalski was a career officer in the United States Army, and was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. After retiring as a colonel, Kowalski went on to serve as a United States Representative from Connecticut.
  • Frank Logue
    Frank Logue was the 25th mayor of New Haven, Connecticut, serving from 1976 to 1979.
  • Frank T. Stack
    Frank Thomas Stack was a four-term Democratic mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut from 1935 to 1943.
  • Frank Zullo
    Frank N. Zullo is a Democratic former mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut. At 33, he was the youngest person to be elected mayor in Norwalk's history and the city's first Italian American mayor. He served three terms from 1965 to 1971.
  • Frederick Bruggerhof Frederick Bruggerhof
    Frederick W. Bruggerhof was a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives from Darien in 1874, and a member of the Connecticut Senate representing the 12th District from 1875 to 1877.
  • Galen A. Carter
    Galen Augustus Carter was a member of the Connecticut Senate representing the 12th district from 1874 to 1875.
  • Gary Holder-Winfield
    Gary A. Holder-Winfield is an American politician from the state of Connecticut and member of the Democratic Party. He serves in the Connecticut State Senate, representing the 10th district. From 2009 to 2014 he served as a State Representative from the 94th Assembly District.
  • Gary LeBeau Gary LeBeau
    Gary LeBeau was a member of the Connecticut State Senate from the third district, serving the towns of East Hartford, South Windsor, East Windsor, and Ellington. LeBeau was first elected to the State Senate in 1996. He retired after 18 years in office.
  • Gayle Slossberg Gayle Slossberg
    Gayle Slossberg is an American politician. A Democrat, Slossberg has been a Connecticut State Senator since 2005.
  • Geoff Luxenberg Geoff Luxenberg
    Geoff Luxenberg was an elected official in the Connecticut General Assembly. He served in office from 2011 to 2015 representing the 12th Assembly District of Manchester, CT. Geoff is a lifelong Democrat.
  • George Brunjes
    George R. Brunjes was a Democratic one term mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut from 1955 to 1957 and principal of Franklin Junior High School.
  • George Catlin Woodruff
    George Catlin Woodruff was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from Connecticut's 4th congressional district from 1861 to 1863. He also served as member of the Connecticut House of Representatives in 1851, 1866, and 1874.
  • George G. Sumner
    George G. Sumner was an American politician who was the forty-first Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut from 1883 to 1885.
  • George Jepsen George Jepsen
    George Christian Jepsen is an American lawyer, politician, and incumbent Attorney General of Connecticut.
  • George M. Landers George M. Landers
    George Marcellus Landers was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut.
  • George R. Cholwell
    George Ring Cholwell was Warden of the Borough of Norwalk, Connecticut from 1861 to 1863.
  • George S. Catlin
    George Smith Catlin was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut.
  • George Taylor (Connecticut politician)
    George Taylor was an American physician and politician.
  • Gideon Welles Gideon Welles
    Gideon Welles was the United States Secretary of the Navy from 1861 to 1869, a cabinet post he was given after supporting Lincoln in the 1860 election.
  • Glenn Close Glenn Close
    Glenn Close is an American actress, singer and film producer. With an acting career spanning over 40 years, she has been consistently acclaimed for her versatility and is widely regarded as one of the finest actresses of her generation.
  • Gloria Schaffer
    Gloria Schaffer served as Connecticut's Secretary of State from 1971 to 1978. In 1976 she was also a candidate for U.S. Senator in Connecticut but lost to Republican incumbent Lowell Weicker. She later served on the Civil Aeronautics Board.
  • Guido Calabresi
    Guido Calabresi is an American legal scholar and Senior United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He is a former Dean of Yale Law School, where he has been a professor since 1959.
  • Hamilton Holt Hamilton Holt
    Hamilton Holt was an American educator, editor, author and politician.
  • Harold M. Mulvey
    Harold M. Mulvey was the 18th Attorney General of Connecticut, serving from 1963 to 1968.
  • Harry Rilling
    Harry Rilling is the current mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut. He had previously served as Norwalk's police chief for 17 years before retiring. He is a Democrat, and was elected in 2013. Rilling defeated incumbent mayor Richard A. Moccia.
  • Harvey Weinstein Harvey Weinstein
    Harvey Weinstein, CBE is an American film producer and film studio executive. He is best known as co-founder of Miramax, which produced several popular independent films including Pulp Fiction, Sex, Lies and Videotape, The Crying Game and Clerks.
  • Henry W. Edwards Henry W. Edwards
    Henry Waggaman Edwards was an American lawyer, a Democrat, and the 27th and 29th Governor of the U.S. state of Connecticut.
  • Herman P. Kopplemann
    Herman Paul Kopplemann was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut.
  • Homer Stille Cummings Homer Stille Cummings
    Homer Stille Cummings was a U.S. political figure who was United States Attorney General from 1933 to 1939. He also was elected mayor of Stamford, Connecticut, three times before, founding the legal firm of Cummings & Lockwood in 1909.
  • Isaac Toucey Isaac Toucey
    Isaac Toucey was an American politician who served as a U.S. senator, U.S. Secretary of the Navy, U.S. Attorney General and the 33rd Governor of Connecticut.
  • Jacob Rudolf
    Jacob Rudolf was a Democratic member of the Connecticut Senate from 1967 to 1973, and a Republican member of the Connecticut House of Representatives from 1981 to 1983, and from 1985 to 1987. He previously served four terms on the Norwalk Common Council.
  • James Amann James Amann
    James A. Amann is a former Connecticut State Representative. He was a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives and represented the 118th Assembly District, which includes part of Milford, Connecticut.
  • James A. Shanley
    James Andrew Shanley was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut.
  • James Dixon James Dixon
    James Dixon was a United States Representative and Senator from Connecticut.
  • James E. English James E. English
    James Edward English was a United States Representative and later U.S. Senator from Connecticut.
  • James Henry Hoyt James Henry Hoyt
    James Henry Hoyt was a railroad entrepreneur and member of the Connecticut Senate representing Connecticut's 12th District from 1857 to 1858.
  • James H. Maloney James H. Maloney
    James H. "Jim" Maloney is a former Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Connecticut.
  • James P. Geelan
    James Patrick Geelan was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut.
  • James Phelps (congressman)
    James Phelps was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut, son of Lancelot Phelps.
  • James P. Pigott
    James Protus Pigott was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut.
  • James T. Hubbell
    James Thaddeus Hubbell was a one-term Democratic mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut from 1894 to 1895. He served as a judge of the town court, and as a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives representing Wilton in 1882 and 1883.
  • James T. Pratt
    James Timothy Pratt was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut.
  • James W. Hyatt James W. Hyatt
    James William Hyatt was Treasurer of the United States from 1887 to 1889. He had previously served as Bank Commissioner for the State of Connecticut, and United States Bank Examiner for Connecticut and Rhode Island.
  • Jason Bartlett (politician)
    Jason Bartlett is an American businessman and politician from Connecticut. A Democrat, he was a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives from 2007 to 2011, representing the state's second district in Bethel, Danbury and Redding. He was defeated for re-election on November 2, 2010.
  • Jason Rojas
    Jason Rojas is a five term Democratic member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, serving since 2008. He represents parts of East Hartford and Manchester, composing Connecticut's 9th assembly district. He currently chairs the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee.
  • J. Edward Meyer
    J. Edward Meyer III is an American politician. Meyer, a Democrat, is a former member of the Connecticut Senate, representing the 12th District from 2005 to 2015. Meyer was also a member of the New York State Assembly, serving as a Republican from 1971 to 1973 and a Democrat from 1973 to 1975.
  • Jeff Benedict Jeff Benedict
    Jeffrey David Rowley Benedict is an author, teacher, and public speaker. He is a distinguished professor at Southern Virginia University, teaching classes on writing in the mass media and contemporary issues.
  • Jeffrey J. Berger Jeffrey J. Berger
    Jeffrey J. Berger is an American Democratic politician in the state of Connecticut, representing the 73rd district in the Connecticut House of Representatives.
  • Jennie Cave
    Jennie Ferris Bodwell Cave was the first woman to be elected mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut in the city's history. She ran several times, and served one term.
  • Jennifer Westfeldt Jennifer Westfeldt
    Jennifer Westfeldt is an American actress and screenwriter known for the 2001 hit independent film Kissing Jessica Stein, her 2004 Tony nomination for Wonderful Town, and her 2011 film Friends with Kids.
  • Jen Psaki Jen Psaki
    Jennifer Rene Psaki is the former White House Communications Director. She previously served as a spokesperson for the United States Department of State and in various press and communications roles in the Obama White House. She is a contributor on CNN.
  • Jeremiah Donovan Jeremiah Donovan
    Jeremiah Donovan was a saloon owner and Democratic politician in Norwalk, Connecticut. He was a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives in 1903 and 1904. He served in the Connecticut Senate representing the 26th District from 1905 to 1909, and from 1911 to 1913.
  • Jerome F. Donovan
    Jerome Francis Donovan was a United States Representative from New York.
  • Jim Ferraro Jim Ferraro
    Jim L. Ferraro is an American litigation attorney and author best known for representing thousands of blue collar workers in mass tort cases against major chemical companies such as DuPont.
  • Jim Himes Jim Himes
    James Andrew Himes is an American businessman and U.S. Representative for Connecticut's 4, serving since 2009. He is a member of the Democratic Party and Chairman of the New Democrat Coalition.
  • Jim O'Rourke (Connecticut politician)
    Jim O'Rourke was a Democratic member of the Connecticut House of Representatives. He represented the towns of Cromwell, Portland and parts of Middletown from 1990 election to the 2010 election. He was Deputy Speaker of the Connecticut House.
  • J. Joseph Smith J. Joseph Smith
    John Joseph Smith was an American lawyer, member of the United States House of Representatives, and federal judge from Connecticut.
  • Joan Hartley Joan Hartley
    Joan V. Hartley is an American politician. Hartley, a Democrat, has been a state senator from Connecticut since 2001.
  • Joe Aresimowicz Joe Aresimowicz
    Joe Aresimowicz is a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives and the current Speaker of the House. Prior to 2017, he served as the Majority Leader.
  • Joe Courtney (politician) Joe Courtney (politician)
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  • Joe Lieberman Joe Lieberman
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  • John A. McGuire
    John Andrew Mcguire was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut.
  • John Atkin
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  • John B. Larson John B. Larson
    John Barry Larson is the U.S. Representative for CT's 1, serving since 1999. The district is based in the state capital, Hartford. He is a member of the Democratic Party. Larson is the former chairman of the House Democratic Caucus.
  • John Cavanagh (hatter) John Cavanagh (hatter)
    John J. Cavanagh was an American gentleman's hatter based in New York City. He was a Democratic mayor of South Norwalk and of Norwalk, Connecticut. He was a leader in both styling and manufacturing of hats for fifty years.
  • John C. Daniels
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  • John C. Mandanici
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  • John DeStefano Jr.
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  • John DeStefano, Jr. John DeStefano, Jr.
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  • John Droney
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  • John Fonfara John Fonfara
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  • John Groppo
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  • John H. Lee (Connecticut)
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  • John M. Fabrizi
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  • John Milton Niles John Milton Niles
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  • John Moran Bailey John Moran Bailey
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  • John M. Picard
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  • John N. Dempsey
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  • John Orman
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  • John S. Monagan
    John Stephen Monagan was a Connecticut politician and author.
  • John Stewart (Connecticut)
    John Stewart was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut.
  • Jonathan Harris (politician) Jonathan Harris (politician)
    Jonathan A. Harris is an American politician. Harris, a Democrat, is the former Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection. He served as a state senator from Connecticut's Fifth District from 2005 to 2011.
  • Jonathan Pelto
    Jonathan W. Pelto is an American politician from the state of Connecticut. A member of the Democratic Party, he served in the Connecticut House of Representatives.
  • Joseph Clemmons
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  • Joseph Duffey Joseph Duffey
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  • Joseph F. Ryter
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  • Joseph J. Fauliso
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  • Joseph Mann Joseph Mann
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  • Joseph P. Ganim
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  • Joseph Purtill
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  • Juan Candelaria
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  • Juan Figueroa Juan Figueroa
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  • Julia Tashjian
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  • Julius Hotchkiss Julius Hotchkiss
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  • Kevin Lembo Kevin Lembo
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  • Kevin Sullivan (politician) Kevin Sullivan (politician)
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  • Kim Rose
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  • Lancelot Phelps
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  • Leeman M. Brundage
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  • Lee Whitnum Lee Whitnum
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  • Leon Davidoff
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  • Le Roy D. Downs
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  • Levi Warner Levi Warner
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  • Lewis Sperry
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  • Linda Orange
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  • Loren P. Waldo
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  • Louis Gladstone
    Louis I. Gladstone was an American politician from Connecticut.
  • Lucien J. Maciora
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  • Luke Bronin
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  • Luzon B. Morris
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  • L. W. Housel
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  • Mae Flexer
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  • Marie Herbst
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  • Mario Testa
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  • Martin Looney Martin Looney
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  • Mary Ann Handley Mary Ann Handley
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  • Mary Glassman Mary Glassman
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  • Matt Lesser Matt Lesser
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  • Maurice Sendak Maurice Sendak
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  • Maury Povich Maury Povich
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  • Meg Ryan Meg Ryan
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  • Michael A. Christ Michael A. Christ
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  • Michael Jarjura
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  • Michael John Williams
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  • Mike Lawlor Mike Lawlor
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  • Miles T. Granger Miles T. Granger
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  • Nancy DiNardo
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  • Nancy Wyman Nancy Wyman
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  • Nathan Belcher
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  • Nathaniel Wheeler Nathaniel Wheeler
    Nathaniel Wheeler was an American manufacturer and legislator.
  • Ned Lamont Ned Lamont
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  • Neil O'Leary Neil O'Leary
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  • Nick Koback Nick Koback
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  • Norman Lear Norman Lear
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  • Origen S. Seymour Origen S. Seymour
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  • Orrin Holt
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  • Pat Boyd
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  • Patrick B. O'Sullivan Patrick B. O'Sullivan
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  • Paul Newman
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  • Paul Pawlak, Sr.
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  • Paul S. Amenta
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  • Pedro Segarra Pedro Segarra
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  • Perry Smith (politician)
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  • Polly Bergen Polly Bergen
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  • P. T. Barnum P. T. Barnum
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  • Randall Balmer
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  • Richard Belzer Richard Belzer
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  • Richard Blumenthal Richard Blumenthal
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  • Richard Borer
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  • Richard D. Hubbard
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  • Richard H. Golden
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  • Robert A. Hurley
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  • Robert E. De Forest Robert E. De Forest
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  • Robert Giaimo Robert Giaimo
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  • Robert Greenberger Robert Greenberger
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  • Robert J. Vance
    Robert Johnstone Vance was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut.
  • Robert K. Killian
    Robert K. Killian was an American politician from Connecticut.
  • Robert M. Wolfe
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  • Robert Vaughn Robert Vaughn
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  • Roger Hilsman
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  • Rosa DeLauro Rosa DeLauro
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  • Sam Gejdenson Sam Gejdenson
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  • Samuel Daskam Samuel Daskam
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  • Samuel Dickinson Hubbard Samuel Dickinson Hubbard
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  • Samuel Ingham
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  • Samuel Simons
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  • Scott Slifka Scott Slifka
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  • Shari Cantor
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  • Sidney Postol
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  • Simon Rosenberg Simon Rosenberg
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  • Susan Bysiewicz
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  • Thomas M. Waller Thomas M. Waller
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    Edwin Vargas knows providing a good education for our children is the key to success of Hartford's future.

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    The 2006 dinner at the Connecticut Convention Center, in Hartford, March 30, became the most attended in the history of the event. Senator Barack Obama of Illinois,the star speaker,electrified and charmed, the sold out house. Image file:033006JJB