John Harper Trumbull


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Ashford, Windham County, Connecticut, USA
Death 21 May 1961 (aged 88)
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Plainville, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 7376320 View Source

Connecticut Governor. He became a successful businessman, starting his own electrical contracting company in 1898 and founded the Trumbull Electric Company, serving as president (1899-1944). He also served as a Colonel of the Connecticut State Guard, during World War I. He was a member of the Connecticut State Senate, (1921-24) and was Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, (1924-25). When Governor Hiram Bingham resigned from office, Trumbull was elected as a Republican the 70th Governor of Connecticut, serving (1925-31). During his terms, he established a sound environment for business expansion, sponsored an aviation development and launched numerous construction projects. After leaving office, he resumed his previous business interests and was vice president of the Connecticut Humane Society and the Connecticut Historical Society.

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  • Added: 22 Apr 2003
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Harper Trumbull (4 Mar 1873–21 May 1961), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7376320, citing West Cemetery, Plainville, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .