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Thomas J. Meskill

Thomas J. MeskillAKA Thomas Joseph Meskill

Born: 30-Jan-1928
Birthplace: New Britain, CT
Died: 29-Oct-2007
Location of death: Boynton Beach, FL [1]
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, St. Mary Cemetery, New Britain, CT

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Connecticut, 1971-75

Military service: USAF (Korean War, discharged 1st Lt., 1950-53)

[1] Bethesda Memorial Hospital, Boynton Beach, FL.

Wife: Mary Grady (m. 52 years, five children)

    High School: New Britain Senior High School, New Britain, CT (1946)
BS, Trinity College Hartford (1950)
    Law School: LLB, University of Connecticut Law School (1956)

    US Appeals Court Judge, 2nd Circuit (1975-93)
    Governor of Connecticut (6-Jan-1971 to 8-Jan-1975)
    US Congressman, Connecticut 6th (3-Jan-1967 to 3-Jan-1971)
    Connecticut State Official City of New Britain, Corporation Counsel (1965-67)
    Mayor of New Britain, CT (1962-64)
    American Bar Association
    American Judicature Society
    Connecticut Bar Association
    Florida Bar

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