William Ross Cotter


William Ross Cotter Famous memorial

Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 8 Sep 1981 (aged 55)
East Lyme, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Bloomfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 7372202 View Source

U.S. Congressman. A graduate of Trinity College, in 1949, he was a member of the court of common council, City of Hartford, in 1953 and aide to Governor Abraham Ribicoff, (1955-57). He was deputy insurance commissioner for the State of Connecticut, (1957-64), delegate to Democratic National Conventions, (1964, 1968), insurance commissioner, (1964-70) and delegate to Connecticut State Democratic conventions, (1954-70). In 1971, he was elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-second Congress and to the next five succeeding Congresses, serving until his death from cancer at age 55.

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  • Added: 21 Apr 2003
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Ross Cotter (18 Jul 1926–8 Sep 1981), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7372202, citing Mount Saint Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .