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    Notable East Haddamites


    Notable East Haddamites

    Luther Boardman – maker of silver plated ware and Britannia spoons

    Morgan G. Bulkeley - Governor and U.S. Senator

    Epaproditus Champion – Commissary General during Revolution War

    George Comer – Arctic explorer and whaler

    Christopher Dodd - U.S. Senator

    William Gillette – actor who portrayed Sherlock Holmes

    William H. Goodspeed – shipbuilder, businessman and theater-lover

    Bill Griffith - cartoonist

    Nathan Hale – teacher, patriot and martyr of Revolution War

    Uriel Holmes – U.S. Representative

    The Reverend Stephen Hosmer - first minister

    Jonathan O. Moseley - U.S. Representative

    William E. Nichols - inventor of the whirligig twister and manufacturer of twine

    Francis H. Parker - local historian

    Venture Smith – former slave, entrepreneur

    Joseph Spencer - Major General during Revolution War

    Dyar Throop - first judge of county court and Brig. General during Revolution War