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Politician members in Connecticut

Joseph A. Adorno Joseph A. Adorno (1912-1988) — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., March 11, 1912. Republican. Lawyer; municipal judge in Connecticut, 1939; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Connecticut state treasurer, 1947-55. Catholic. Sicilian ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Forty and Eight; Lions; Elks; Moose; Knights of Columbus; Sons of Italy. Died in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., December 30, 1988 (age 76 years, 294 days). Interment at St. Sebastian Cemetery, Middlefield, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Salvatore A. Adorno and Maria P. Adorno; married 1946 to Mary Jane D'Apice.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Connecticut Register and Manual 1950
  Thurman Wesley Arnold (1891-1969) — also known as Thurman W. Arnold — of Laramie, Albany County, Wyo.; New Haven, New Haven County, Conn.; Washington, D.C.; Alexandria, Va. Born in Laramie, Albany County, Wyo., June 2, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Wyoming state house of representatives, 1921; mayor of Laramie, Wyo., 1923-24; dean, College of Law, West Virginia University, 1927-30; professor of law, Yale University, from 1931; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, 1943-45; resigned 1945. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Elks; Lions. Suffered a heart attack, and died two months later, in Alexandria, Va., November 7, 1969 (age 78 years, 158 days). Interment at Green Hill Cemetery, Laramie, Wyo.
  Relatives: Son of Constantine Peter Arnold and Annie (Brockway) Arnold; married, September 7, 1917, to Frances Longan.
  See also federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier
  Hugh Henry Bownes (1920-2003) — also known as Hugh H. Bownes — of Laconia, Belknap County, N.H. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 10, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1956; member of Democratic National Committee from New Hampshire, 1963; mayor of Laconia, N.H., 1963-65; superior court judge in New Hampshire, 1966-68; U.S. District Judge for New Hampshire, 1968-77; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit, 1977-90; took senior status 1990. Protestant. Member, American Judicature Society; American Bar Association; Lions. Died in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., November 5, 2003 (age 83 years, 240 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  David J. Cappiello (b. 1968) — of Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn., August 15, 1968. Republican. Mortgage loan officer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives 138th District, 1995-96; member of Connecticut state senate 24th District, 1999-; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 2004, 2008 (alternate). Catholic. Member, Lions. Still living as of 2008.
  Louis C. DeLuca — of Woodbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Everett, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1980; member of Connecticut state senate 32nd District, 1991-. Member, Lions. Still living as of 2002.
  Robert L. Genuario — of Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state senate 25th District, 1993-. Member, Jaycees; Lions. Still living as of 2002.
  William Henry Hackett (b. 1871) — also known as William H. Hackett — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., July 15, 1871. Democrat. Insurance business; member of Connecticut state senate 8th District, 1929-32. Member, Phi Sigma Kappa; Elks; Knights of Columbus; Lions. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Hackett and Mary E. (McCracken) Hackett; married, June 30, 1897, to Elizabeth M. Connor.
  Gary D. LeBeau — of East Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Easthampton, Hampshire County, Mass. Democrat. School teacher; member of Connecticut state house of representatives; elected 1990; member of Connecticut state senate 3rd District, 1997-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 2004. Member, League of Women Voters; Lions; Elks. Still living as of 2010.
  Mary Jodi Rell (b. 1946) — also known as Jodi Rell; Mary Carolyn Reavis — of Brookfield, Fairfield County, Conn.; Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Norfolk, Va., June 16, 1946. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives 107th District, 1985-95; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1995-2004; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 2000, 2008 (delegation chair); Governor of Connecticut, 2004-11. Female. Episcopalian. Member, Lions. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married 1967 to Lou Rell.
  See also National Governors Association biography — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
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