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New Britain, CT

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.new-britain.net/

Population:
71538 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1754 (parish)

County:
Hartford County

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Charter Oak State College
1973
Central Connecticut State University
1849

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Stanley Works
1920

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Elihu Burritt
Activist
8-Dec-1810 6-Mar-1879 Organized Friends of Peace
Walter Camp
Football
7-Apr-1859 14-Mar-1925 Father of American football
Anna Eshoo
Politician
13-Dec-1942   Congresswoman, California 14th
Thomas J. Meskill
Politician
30-Jan-1928 29-Oct-2007 Governor of Connecticut, 1971-75
Abraham Ribicoff
Politician
9-Apr-1910 22-Feb-1998 Senator and Governor from Connecticut
Frederick Trent Stanley
Business
12-Aug-1802 2-Aug-1883 Founder of Stanley Works
Christine S. Vertefeuille
Judge
10-Dec-1950   Justice, Connecticut Supreme Court
Philip D. Winn
Criminal
1-Feb-1925   HUD scandal figure pardoned by Clinton

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Elihu Burritt
Activist
8-Dec-1810 6-Mar-1879 Organized Friends of Peace
Frederick Trent Stanley
Business
12-Aug-1802 2-Aug-1883 Founder of Stanley Works



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