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Dr Eli Todd
Birth: unknown
Death: Nov. 17, 1833
Connecticut, USA

Dr. Todd and several of his fellow members of the Connecticut Medical Society petitioned the state legistature for funding to establish a public faclity for the care of people with mental illnesses. Shortly after the legislature approved the funds, the Medical Society began the work to establish the Conecticut Retreat for the Insane. Now called the Institute of Living, the original hospital opened in 1824 with Dr. Todd as its first administrator. This was one of the first mental health centers in the U. S. and first hospital in Connecticut.  (bio by: Don Connelly) 
 
Burial:
Old North Cemetery
Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Connelly
Record added: Feb 10, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6168706
Dr Eli Todd
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Dr Eli Todd
Added by: Don Connelly
 
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- 2kjmom
 Added: Nov. 17, 2012
I light a candle for Dr Eli Todd ...
- Candles
 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
Thank you for The Hartford Retreat. You inspired my friend and I to use the Hartford Retreat and yourself for a National History Day project. Thank you! :D
- T.M.
 Added: Dec. 17, 2011
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