Devere Allen (1891-1955) —
of Wilton, Fairfield
Born in Providence, Providence
County, R.I., June 24,
Editor for various publications,
including The Nation; overseas correspondent for newspapers
Socialist candidate for U.S.
Senator from Connecticut, 1932, 1934; Labor candidate for Governor of
Connecticut, 1938, 1940.
Resisters League; League
for Industrial Democracy; American Academy of Political and
Social Science; American
Federation of Teachers; Phi
Died in a hospital
at Westerly, Washington
County, R.I., August
27, 1955 (age 64 years, 64
Interment at Wheeler
Cemetery, North Stonington, Conn.
George Charles Hanson (1883-1935) —
also known as George C. Hanson —
of Bridgeport, Fairfield
Born in Bridgeport, Fairfield
County, Conn., October
U.S. Deputy Consul General in Shanghai, 1911-12; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Chefoo, 1912-13; Dalny, 1913-14; Newchwang, 1914; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul General in Tientsin, 1914-15; U.S. Consul in Swatow, 1915-17; Chungking, 1917-18; Foochow, 1918-21; Harbin, 1921-31; U.S. Consul General in Harbin, 1931-33; Moscow, 1934-35; Salonika, 1935, died in office 1935.
Delta Sigma; Delta
Tau Delta; American Academy of Political and Social
Killed by a self-inflicted
the steamship President Polk, en route from Marseilles to
New York, in the North
Atlantic Ocean, September
2, 1935 (age 51 years, 326
in Fairfield, Conn.
of Charles C. Hanson and Josephine (Stegkemper)
Charles Gould Morris (1871-1961) —
also known as Charles G. Morris —
of Newtown, Fairfield
Born in Westville, Danbury, Fairfield
County, Conn., February
Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; milk dealer;
member of Connecticut
state house of representatives from Newtown, 1919-20; defeated,
1920; candidate for Governor of
Connecticut, 1924, 1926, 1928; alternate delegate to Democratic
National Convention from Connecticut, 1928.
Member, American Academy of Political and Social Science; United
World Federalists; Freemasons.
Died in 1961
Interment at Zoar Cemetery, Newtown, Conn.
Gifford Pinchot (1865-1946) —
of Milford, Pike
Born in Simsbury, Hartford
County, Conn., August
Chief Forester of the U.S.; close confidant of President Theodore
Roosevelt; candidate for U.S.
Senator from Pennsylvania, 1914 (Roosevelt Progressive), 1926
(Republican primary); Governor of
Pennsylvania, 1923-27, 1931-35; defeated in Republican primary,
ancestry. Member, American
Academy of Arts and Sciences; American
Forestry Association; American Academy of Political and Social
Died, from leukemia,
at the Harkness Pavilion, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical
Center, Manhattan, New York
County, N.Y., October
4, 1946 (age 81 years, 54
Interment at Milford
Cemetery, Milford, Pa.