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Ella Tambussi Grasso
Birth: May 10, 1919
Death: Feb. 5, 1981

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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 Spouse:
  Thomas A Grasso (1914 - 1999)*
 
 Children:
  Lavon Marble Forbush (1907 - 1989)*
 
*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 Tambussi Grasso
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Ella Tambussi Grasso
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Ella Tambussi Grasso
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Remembering you on the anniversary of the 1978 blizzard. You did a good job for Connecticut.
- Butterflyy
 Added: Feb. 4, 2014
On your 92nd birthday...born in Windsor Locks, Connecticut
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: May. 14, 2011
Remembering Ella Giovanna Oliva 30 years later
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: Feb. 10, 2011
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