James C. Shannon

James C. Shannon

Birth
Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death 6 Mar 1980 (aged 83)
Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 13985981 · View Source
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Governor of Connecticut. As lieutenant governor, he was elevated to the governorship on March 7, 1948, after the unexpected death of Governor James L. McConaughy. He was unsuccessful in seeking a term in his own right that fall. After leaving office, he served on the Connecticut Superior Court from 1953 to 1965 and was an associate justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court from 1965 to 1966.

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  • Added: 17 Apr 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 13985981
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James C. Shannon (21 Jul 1896–6 Mar 1980), Find a Grave Memorial no. 13985981, citing Oak Lawn Cemetery, Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .