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Ella Tambussi Grasso
Birth: May 10, 1919
Windsor Locks
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Feb. 5, 1981
Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA

Politician from Connecticut. CT State Legislature, 1952-56; CT Secretary of State, 1958-70; U.S. House of Representatives, 1970-74. First woman in the U.S. to achieve the office of governor in her own right, elected Governor of the State of Connecticut, 1974. Grasso left office Dec. 31, 1980, suffering from cancer. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Tambussi (1887 - 1971)
  Maria Natalina Oliva Tambussi (1892 - 1972)
 
 Spouse:
  Thomas Andrew Grasso (1914 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: cancer
 
Burial:
Saint Marys Cemetery
Windsor Locks
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 01, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 412
Ella <i>Tambussi</i> Grasso
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Ella <i>Tambussi</i> Grasso
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Ella <i>Tambussi</i> Grasso
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- CJK
 Added: May. 7, 2015
Remembering you on the anniversary of the 1978 blizzard. You did a good job for Connecticut.
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