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Torrington, CT

CITY

Population:
35202 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1740

County:
Litchfield County

Settled in 1735, incorporated as a town in 1740, city in 1923.

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John Brown
Activist
9-May-1800 2-Dec-1859 Led the raid on Harpers Ferry
Dick Ebersol
Sports Journalist
28-Jul-1947   Chairman of NBC Sports, 1989-2011

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Carl Van Doren
Critic
10-Sep-1885 18-Jul-1950 The American Novel
Mark Van Doren
Poet
13-Jun-1894 10-Dec-1972 The Happy Critic



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