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Scotch-Irish ancestry Politicians in Connecticut

E. Stevens Henry Edward Stevens Henry (1836-1921) — also known as E. Stevens Henry — of Rockville, Vernon, Tolland County, Conn. Born in Gill, Franklin County, Mass., February 10, 1836. Republican. Farmer; dry goods merchant; banker; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Vernon, 1883; member of Connecticut state senate 23rd District, 1887-88; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1888 (member, Committee to Notify Nominees); Connecticut state treasurer, 1889-93; mayor of Rockville, Conn., 1894-95; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1st District, 1895-1913; defeated, 1892. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons. Died in Rockville, Vernon, Tolland County, Conn., October 10, 1921 (age 85 years, 242 days). Interment at Grove Hill Cemetery, Rockville, Vernon, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Edward F. Henry and Eliza A. (Stevens) Henry; married, February 11, 1860, to Lucina E. Dewey.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
Alexander T. Pattison Alexander Thomas Pattison (b. 1861) — also known as Alexander T. Pattison — of Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn., March 26, 1861. Republican. Merchant; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Simsbury, 1897-98; member of Connecticut state senate 3rd District, 1903-04; president, Simsbury Electric Light Company; director, Simsbory Water Company; treasurer, Simsbury Cemetery Association. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Pattison and Delia (Sceery) Pattison; married 1885 to Ella Ruth Wilcox.
  Image source: Men of Mark in Connecticut (1908)
  John Hamilton Reid (1854-1927) — also known as John H. Reid — of Bethel, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Bethel, Fairfield County, Conn., 1854. Republican. Hatter; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bethel, 1911-12; warden (borough president) of Bethel, Connecticut, 1911. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died in 1927 (age about 73 years). Interment at Center Cemetery, Bethel, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Anna B. MacGregor.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Brownlee Robertson (1809-1892) — also known as John B. Robertson — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., September 14, 1809. Whig. Physician; carpet manufacturer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Haven, 1840; secretary of state of Connecticut, 1847-49; postmaster at New Haven, Conn., 1849-53; mayor of New Haven, Conn., 1881-82. Episcopalian. Scotch-Irish and French Huguenot ancestry. Died in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., July 14, 1892 (age 82 years, 304 days). Interment at Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Robertson and Ann (Thomas) Robertson; married 1830 to Mary W. Denison; married 1838 to Mabel Maria Heaton; first cousin twice removed of Stephen Robinson Bell.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Harper Trumbull (1873-1961) — also known as John H. Trumbull — of Plainville, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Ashford, Windham County, Conn., March 4, 1873. Republican. Organizer and president, Trumbull Electric Manufacturing Co.; board chairman, Colonial Air Transport, Inc.; director and treasurer, Plainville Realty Co.; president, Plainville Trust Co.; director, Connecticut Light & Power Co.; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1920 (alternate), 1924, 1928 (Convention Vice-President; member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1932, 1936 (speaker); member of Connecticut state senate 5th District, 1921-24; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1922-30; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1925; Governor of Connecticut, 1925-31; defeated, 1932; delegate to Connecticut convention to ratify 21st amendment 5th District, 1933. Congregationalist. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Redmen; Humane Society. Died in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., May 21, 1961 (age 88 years, 78 days). Interment at West Cemetery, Plainville, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh Homer Trumbull and Mary Ann (Harper) Trumbull; married, November 28, 1903, to Maud Pierce Usher (daughter of Robert Cleveland Usher); father of Florence Trumbull (daughter-in-law of Calvin Coolidge and Grace Coolidge).
  Political family: Coolidge family of Plainville, Connecticut (subset of the Four Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also National Governors Association biography — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
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