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 Lewis Sperry

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Lewis Sperry Famous memorial

Birth
South Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 22 Jun 1922 (aged 74)
South Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Burial South Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 22532435 View Source

US Congressman. Born in South Windsor, Connecticut, Sperry graduated from Amherst College in 1873, studied law, attained admission to the bar in 1875, and began a practice in Hartford. He served in the Connecticut House of Representatives in 1876, and from 1883 to 1891 was Coroner of Hartford County. In 1890 Sperry was the successful Democratic nominee for the US House of Representatives and served two terms, 1891 to 1895. He ran unsuccessfully for a third term in 1894. In 1899 he served as Connecticut's Acting Attorney General, and in 1902 he was a Delegate to the state Constitutional Convention. Until his Sperry remained a leading member of the Connecticut bar until his death in South Windsor, including serving as Counsel to the Connecticut River Bridge and Highway Commission and serving from 1905 to 1917 as a member of the state Board of Health.

Bio by: Bill McKern


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: KAM
  • Added: 28 Oct 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 22532435
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/22532435/lewis-sperry : accessed ), memorial page for Lewis Sperry (23 Jan 1848–22 Jun 1922), Find a Grave Memorial ID 22532435, citing East Windsor Hill Cemetery, South Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .