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Connecticut: State Comptrollers


Connecticut State Comptrollers, 1786-2000 (May be incomplete!)
James Wadsworth 1786-88 Oliver Wolcott, Jr. 1788-90 Ralph Pomeroy 1790-91 Andrew Kingsbury 1791-93 John Porter 1793-1806 Elisha Colt 1806-19 James Thomas 1819-30 Elisha Phelps 1830-34 Roger Huntington 1834-35 Gideon Welles 1835-36 William Field 1836-38 Henry Kilbourn 1838-42 Gideon Welles 1842-44 Abijah Carrington 1844-46 Mason Cleveland 1846-47 Abijah Catlin 1847-50 Rufus G. Pinney 1850-54 John Dunham 1854-55 Alexander Merrell 1855-56 Edward Prentis 1856-57 Joseph G. Lamb 1857-58 William H. Buell 1858-61 Leman W. Cutler 1861-66 Robbins Battell 1866-67 Jesse Olney 1867-69 James W. Manning 1869-70 Seth S. Logan 1870-71 James W. Manning 1871-73 Alfred R. Goodrich 1873-77 Charles C. Hubbard 1877-79 Chauncey Howard 1879-81 Wheelock Batcheller 1881-83 Frank D. Sloat 1883-85 Luzerne I. Munson 1885-87 Thomas Clark 1887-89 John B. Wright 1889-91 Nicholas Staub 1891-95 Benjamin P. Mead 1895-99 Thompson S. Grant 1899-1901 Abiram Chamberlain 1901-02 William E. Seeley 1903-05 Asahel W. Mitchell 1905-07 Thomas D. Bradstreet 1907-13 Daniel P. Dunn 1913-15 Morris C. Webster 1915-21 Harvey P. Bissell 1921-23 Frederick M. Salmon 1923-33 Anson F. Keeler 1933-35 Charles C. Swartz 1935-39 Fred R. Zeller 1939-41 John M. Dowe 1941-43 Fred R. Zeller 1943-45 John M. Dowe 1945-46 Raymond S. Thatcher 1946-47 Fred R. Zeller 1947-49 Raymond S. Thatcher 1949-51 Fred R. Zeller 1951-59 Raymond S. Thatcher 1959-66 James J. Casey 1966-67 Louis I. Gladstone 1967-71 Nathan G. Agostinelli 1971-75 J. Edward Caldwell 1975-91 William E. Curry, Jr. 1991-95 Nancy S. Wyman 1995-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1845 Apr 7: Abijah Carrington (Whig), elected; Mason Cleveland (Dem), defeated.
  • 1900: Abiram Chamberlain, elected.
  • 1946 May 16: John M. Dowe, died in office.
  • 1986: Gary A. Franks, defeated.
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