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William Pitkin
Birth: Apr. 30, 1694
Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 1769
East Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA

US Colonial Governor. He served as Colonial Governor of Connecticut from 1766 to 1769. He was also a Connecticut Supreme Court Judge and a delegate to the Albany Conference. Pitkin had a reputation as a problem-solver and was known as a "Champion of Colonial Rights." He married Mary Woodbridge in 1724. One of their sons, William IV, was elected a member of the US Congress. (bio by: Jan Franco) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Woodbridge Pitkin (____ - 1766)*
 
 Children:
  William Pitkin (1725 - 1789)*
  Timothy Pitkin (1727 - 1811)*
  George Pitkin (1730 - 1806)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Center Cemetery
East Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Jan Franco
Record added: Jan 12, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 23925409
William Pitkin
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William Pitkin
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William Pitkin
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I light a candle for William Pitkin ...
- Candles
 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
Pitkin Avenue in Brooklyn, New Yorkis named in your honor.RIP sir!!!!!!!!!!
- karl anglin
 Added: Jul. 9, 2010

- Ernest Sharpe Jr
 Added: Apr. 25, 2010
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