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Daniel J. "Dan" Gilman
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Birth: Sep. 30, 1955
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jan. 20, 2009
New London County
Connecticut, USA

Daniel J. Gilman, 53, of Union Street, Norwich, died unexpectedly on (Tuesday, January 20, 2009) at the home of his brother Robert in Bozrah.

Dan was born in Norwich on September 30, 1955, son of the late Ralph A. and Mary A. (Sweeney) Gilman.

A graduate of Norwich Free Academy, he earned his bachelor's degree at Connecticut College. With over thirty years of experience in local, state, and federal government, he most recently was a government relations consultant for The Kowalski Group of Hartford and owned Daniel J. Gilman, LLC.

Previously, he worked for the Connecticut General Assembly, Congressman Sam Gejdenson, and Senator Christopher J. Dodd. Dan also served as the Connecticut Judge of Probate for the District of Bozrah from 1980 to 1984.

An avid golfer, Dan was a longtime member of the Norwich Golf Course and played with his brothers Tom and Tim every week. Last year, he had the ultimate golf experience playing with Tom at Pebble Beach in California.

Dedicated to the Red Sox, New York Giants, and UConn, Dan was also a member of World Gym in Norwich and besides California had traveled to Greece and Ireland in recent years.

He is survived by his two brothers Thomas Peter and his wife, Deborah Gilman of Lebanon and Timothy and his wife, Michelle Gilman of Colchester, and a sister and her husband Maureen Gilman and Michael Conlan of Bethesda, MD. Dan's brother Robert J. Gilman of Bozrah also died on Tuesday while trying to revive him. Dan is also survived by a longtime companion Carol L. McNamara of Norwich, godmother Mary Martin of Norwich, aunt Martha Arsenault of Bozrah, niece Julia, and five nephews David, Christopher, Brian, Matthew and Nicholas. He proudly served as godfather to Julia, David, and Nicholas. Other survivors include cousins Michele and Joe Arsenault of Bozrah and many other cousins and close friends. He will be sorely missed by his family and friends.

The Funeral will assemble on Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Cummings Gagne Funeral Home, 82 Cliff Street, Norwich and proceed to a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick's Cathedral in Norwich.
Burial will follow in the family plot in St. Joseph Cemetery in Norwich.
Calling hours are at the Funeral Home on Friday from 4-7 p.m.
Published in the Hartford Courant on 1/22/2009. 
Family links: 
  Ralph A. Gilman (1913 - 1987)
  Mary Sweeney Gilman (1918 - 1999)
  Robert J. "Bob" Gilman (1942 - 2009)*
  Daniel J. "Dan" Gilman (1955 - 2009)
*Calculated relationship
Saint Joseph Cemetery
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: Gilman Family Plot
Created by: Ryan Curtis
Record added: Jan 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33159255
Daniel J. Dan Gilman
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Daniel J. Dan Gilman
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Daniel J. Dan Gilman
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